Nancy Jane Williams

13 July 1794–February 1846 (Age 51)
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Williams was born on 13 July 1794, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, Daniel Williams, was 31 and her mother, Rebecca Violet Couch, was 24. She married David Jessie "Stick" Lykins on 19 March 1809, in Floyd, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died in February 1846, in Caney, Morgan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Old Caney Cemetery, Caney, Morgan, Kentucky, United States.

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David Jessie "Stick" Lykins
Nancy Jane Williams
Marriage: 19 March 1809
John F Lykins
Judge William Bruce Lykins
Mary Lovincia Lykins
John Couch Lykins
Eunice Jane Lykins
Peter Dial Lykins
David Isaac Lykins
Elizabeth Lykins

Spouse and Children

19 March 1809
Floyd, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 2

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 14

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy William, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Nancy Williams, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Nancy Jane Williams Lykins, "Find A Grave Index"

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