Nancy Mariah Fausett

29 July 1827–1 April 1886 (Age 58)
Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Mariah

When Nancy Mariah Fausett was born on 29 July 1827, in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States, her father, William McKee Fausett, was 21 and her mother, Matilda Caroline Butcher, was 17. She married William Alexander Follett on 29 September 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 1 April 1886, in Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Pima Cemetery, Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Alexander Follett
Nancy Mariah Fausett
Marriage: 29 September 1845
William King Follett
Warren King Follett
Isaac Alfred Follett
Louisa L Follett
Louinda Follett
William Lamoni Follett
John Follett
Joseph Edward Follett
Lyman Leander Follette
Nancy Ann Follett
Sarah Mariah Follett
Anna Eliza Follett
Hyram Follett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1845Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 12
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 18
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Fawcett .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Brief history of Isaac Alfred Follet, grandson of King Follett

    Below is a brief history of Isaac Alfred Follet as compiled by Grace & Anona. HISTORY OF ISAAC ALFRED FOLLETT The Grandson of King Follett Born :June 12, 1850 in Council Bluffs, Iowa Died:May 29, …

    Sources (22)

    • Ney M Fowlett in household of Wm A Fowlett, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary M. Fancet in entry for Joseph Edward Sr. Follett, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Ney M Fowlett in household of Wm A Fowlett, "United States Census, 1860"

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