Nancy Elizabeth Crowley

Arkansas, United States

The Life of Nancy Elizabeth

When Nancy Elizabeth Crowley was born in 1863, in Arkansas, United States, her father, John James Crowley, was 32 and her mother, Martha Ann Jameson, was 34. She had at least 1 son with Dougherty. She lived in Calloway, Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 4, Montague, Texas, United States in 1880.

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Nancy Elizabeth Crowley
Harry James Dougherty

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    Harry James Dougherty


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    Martha Ann Jameson




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World Events (8)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · Skirmish at Benton

Age 1

Confederate forces in Arkansas began an invasion of Missouri, while other Confederate sources probed the line around Little Rock. On July  6, 1864 the fourth Arkansas Cavalry tried to break the line around Little Rock one soldier was killed, eight were wounded, three went missing from the Union side and four were killed and six wounded from the Confederate side.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 33

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

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cruadhlaoich ‘descendant of Cruadhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements cruadh ‘hardy’ + laoch ‘hero’.2 English: variant spelling of Crawley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Crowley in household of James Crowley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy E Crowley in household of James Crowley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Elizabeth Crowley in entry for Harry James Dougherty, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"

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