Nancy Caroline "Nannie" Stockton

1848–1902 (Age 54)
McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy Caroline "Nannie"

When Nancy Caroline "Nannie" Stockton was born on 19 May 1848, in McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Lockhart Stockton, was 42 and her mother, Caroline Matilda Henderson, was 36. She married Alexander Stephen Williams on 21 December 1869, in Morgan, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lawrence, Alabama, United States in 1860. She died on 2 October 1902, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Nancy Caroline "Nannie" Stockton
1848–1902
Alexander Stephen Williams
1847–1928
Marriage: 21 December 1869
Maud V Williams
1871–1934
Claude Williams
1873–1930
Della Williams
1875–1940
Elmer Williams
1877–1947
Clyde Williams
1879–
Carl Williams
1882–1955

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
21 December 1869
Morgan, Alabama, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 1

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1860

Age 12

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, for example in Cheshire, County Durham, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, and North and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk’ or stoc ‘dependent settlement’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. It is not possible to distinguish between the two first elements on the basis of early forms.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy C Stockton in household of Thomas L Stockton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nannie Williams in household of Alexander S Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nancy Stockton in entry for Della W Mason, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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