Nancy Elvira Poe

October 1855–2 June 1929 (Age 73)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Nancy Elvira

When Nancy Elvira Poe was born in October 1855, in Alabama, United States, her father, William Larkin Carroll Poe, was 39 and her mother, Annie L. McCormick, was 37. She married Napoleon Bonaparte Pierce on 9 November 1874, in Polk, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Johnson, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 6, Johnson, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 2 June 1929, at the age of 73, and was buried in Joshua, Johnson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Napoleon Bonaparte Pierce
1851–
Nancy Elvira Poe
1855–1929
Marriage: 9 November 1874
Susan A Pierce
1872–
Lela Frances Pierce
1877–1958
Eva Pierce
1879–1948
Josephine Pierce
1884–
Mattie M Pierce
1886–
Drury Napoleon Pierce Sr.
1889–1955
Thomas L Pierce
1893–

Spouse and Children

    Napoleon Bonaparte Pierce

    Male1851–Male

    Female1855–1929Female

MARRIAGE
9 November 1874
Polk, Texas, United States
children

(7)

    Susan A Pierce

    Female1872–Female

    Female1877–1958Female

    Female1879–1948Female

    Josephine Pierce

    Female1884–Female

    Mattie M Pierce

    Female1886–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Male1836–1917Male

    Male1837–1860Male

    Male1842–1910Male

    Mary Jane Poe

    Female1845–Female

    Sarah A. Elizabeth Poe

    Female1846–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 6

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 20

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old Norse ‘peacock’ ( see Peacock ). This surname is also established in Ireland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Poe in household of Wm Poe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Pierce in household of Napolian Pierce, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Livingston Polk TX 1870 census Nancy E Poe in household of William C Poe, "United States Census, 1870"

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