Nancy Parcher

16 August 1810–9 August 1872 (Age 61)
Maine, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Parcher was born on 16 August 1810, in Maine, United States, her father, Asa Parcher, was 36 and her mother, Charlotte Brown, was 25. She married Daniel Scott on 3 April 1844, in Pittston, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pittston, Kennebec, Maine, United States in 1850 and Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States in 1860. She died on 9 August 1872, in Waterville, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Scott
Nancy Parcher
Marriage: 3 April 1844
Francisco Doria Scott
Charlotte J Scott
Henry Parcher Scott
Asa Henry Scott

Spouse and Children

3 April 1844
Pittston, Kennebec, Maine, United States


    Francisco Doria Scott


    Charlotte J Scott


    Henry Parcher Scott


    Asa Henry Scott


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Age 10

Maine is the 23rd state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of German Bartscher, South German Partscher, an occupational name for a barber, from Middle High German bart ‘beard’ + scher(er) ‘shearer’, ‘cropper’ (from scheren ‘to shear’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Scott in household of Franklin Scott, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Scott in household of Daniel Scott, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Parcher, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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