Nancy Ann Jacobs

February 1876–8 July 1949 (Age 73)
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

The Life of Nancy Ann

Nancy Ann Jacobs was born in February 1876, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States as the daughter of Isabella Margaret Kelly. She married William Edward Burroughs on 6 January 1904. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Rural, Clarke, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 10 Northport, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 8 July 1949, in Buhl, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Pate Cemetery, Coker, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Edward Burroughs
Nancy Ann Jacobs
Marriage: 6 January 1904
Veala Burroughs
Amon Burroughs

Spouse and Children

    William Edward Burroughs



6 January 1904
Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama


    Veala Burroughs



Parents and Siblings

    Isabella Margaret Kelly




    George William Jacobs



    Samuel D Jacobs


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 12

Historical Boundaries - 1888: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Jewish and English: patronymic from the personal name Jacob . As a Jewish surname it has also assimilated various other patronymics from the same personal name, as for example Jacobowitz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy A Buroughs in household of William E Buroughs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nancy Burroughs in household of W E Burroughs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nancy A Buroughs in household of Ed Buroughs, "United States Census, 1930"

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