Amanda Chance

about 1842–1860 (Age 18)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Amanda

When Amanda Chance was born about 1842, in Louisiana, United States, her father, Elijah James Chance, was 49 and her mother, Elizabeth Allen, was 40. She lived in Sabine, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1860, at the age of 18, and was buried in Sabine, Louisiana, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Elijah James Chance
1793–1860
Elizabeth Allen
1802–1860
William Chance
1819–1880
Ezekial Moore Chance
1819–1896
Martha Ann Chance
1828–1858
Mary Chance
1834–1851
Eli Chance
1836–
Amanda Chance
1842–1860
Samual Chance
1845–1860
James B Chance
1820–1899
Isiah Chance
1822–
John A Chance
1825–1862
Stephen Chance
1827–1914
Elizabeth J Chance
1830–1865
Elizabeth J. Chance
1830–1868
Daniel H. Chance
1831–1905

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (1)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old French chea(u)nce ‘(good) fortune’ (a derivative of cheoir ‘to fall (out)’, Latin cadere), a nickname for an inveterate gambler, for someone considered fortunate or well favored, or perhaps for someone who had survived an accident by a remarkable piece of luck.2 Americanized form of German Tschantz or Schantz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Amanda Chance in household of Elizabith Chance, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amanda Chance in household of Eli Chance, "United States Census, 1850"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.