Nancy Bogue

1847–1934 (Age 87)
Vermont, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Bogue was born about 1847, in Vermont, Fulton, Illinois, United States, her father, Joel Hutton Bogue, was 23 and her mother, Sarah B Freeman, was 14. She married David Watts Mercer on 15 November 1866, in Fulton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Gibbon Township, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Gibbon, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States in 1920. She died on 4 December 1934, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Nancy Bogue
David Watts Mercer
Marriage: 15 November 1866
Edward Raymond Mercer
Amy Jane Mercer
Marion A Mercer
Charles A Mercer
Marshall S Mercer
Lena Mercer
Lester Samuel Mercer

Spouse & Children

15 November 1866
Fulton, Illinois, United States


+2 More Children

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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated

Age 3

Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 23

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhaigh ‘descendant of Buadhach’, a personal name meaning ‘victorious’. (The British name Boudicca or Boadicea, borne by the Queen of the Iceni who in ad 62 led a revolt against the Roman occupation of her country, is a cognate.)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Mercer in household of David Mercer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Bogue in household of Joel Bogue, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Bogue in household of Joel Bogue, "United States Census, 1860"

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