Nancy Kittle

16 October 1821–22 July 1858 (Age 36)
Montreal, Montreal Urban Community, Quebec, Canada

The Life Summary of Nancy

When Nancy Kittle was born on 16 October 1821, in Montreal, Montreal Urban Community, Quebec, Canada, her father, Manseur Kittle, was 47 and her mother, Frances Pelton, was 34. She married Henry Lyman Cook on 30 June 1839, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. She died on 22 July 1858, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 36.

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Charles Davids Barnum
Nancy Kittle
Marriage: 1 December 1846
Sarah Ann Barnum
Fanny Esther Barnum
Agnes Nancy Barnum
Cora Malissa Kittle Barnum
Charles Kittle Barnum
Enoch C Kettle Barnum

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1846Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    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.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 9
    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.
    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 11
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly southeastern): variant of Kettle .Americanized form of German Kittel or Swiss German Küttel, which is perhaps a variant of Kittel .

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Nancy Kittle in entry for Cora M Wheeler, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Nancy Barnum in household of Charles D Barnum, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Nancy Kettle, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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