Nancy Ann Ham

1847–1900 (Age 53)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Nancy Ann

When Nancy Ann Ham was born about 1847, in Indiana, United States, her father, Harvey E Ham, was 32 and her mother, Isabella Elizabeth Rice, was 30. She married Henry Harrison Taylor on 25 February 1869, in Monroe, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Beech Creek Township, Greene, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died about 1900, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Henry Harrison Taylor
Nancy Ann Ham
Marriage: 25 February 1869
Charles David Taylor
Sarah Cordelia Taylor
Mary Elizabeth Taylor
Rebecca L Taylor
John William Taylor
Laura A Taylor
James Blaine Taylor
Robert Ellsworth Taylor

Spouse and Children

25 February 1869
Monroe, Indiana, United States


    Charles David Taylor


    Sarah Cordelia Taylor


    Mary Elizabeth Taylor


    Rebecca L Taylor



+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    William Ham


    Thomas G Ham


    Delila A Ham


    Mariah Ham


    Lawson Ham


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 4

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 9

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 16

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

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southwestern England): variant spelling of Hamm .2 French: habitational name from any of the various places in northern France (Ardennes, Pas-de-Calais, Somme, Moselle) named with the Germanic word ham ‘meadow in the bend of a river’, ‘water meadow’, ‘flood plain’.3 Dutch: variant of Hamme .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Taylor in household of Harrison Taylor, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nancy A Taylor in household of Harison Taylor, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy A Ham in household of Isabel Ham, "United States Census, 1860"

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