Nancy Adair

19 March 1805–12 January 1878 (Age 72)
Bridgeport, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy

When Nancy Adair was born on 19 March 1805, in Bridgeport, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Adair, was 48 and her mother, Mary McMullen, was 38. She married William Eaton Horner Sr. about 1825, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 12 January 1878, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Eaton Horner Sr.
Nancy Adair
Marriage: about 1825

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1825Adams, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 7
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 20
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: from the Scottish personal name Adair, a form of Edgar .History: James Adair (c. 1709–83) was an ‘Indian trader’ in SC from 1735; he was born in Antrim, northern Ireland. Baron William Adair, from Scotland, also settled in SC at around the same period.

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Nancy Adair, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Ney Horner, "United States Census, 1860"
    • 1840 U.S. Census, population schedule: Nancy Adair

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