Nancy Ann Wells

1794–1852 (Age 58)
Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy Ann

When Nancy Ann Wells was born in 1794, in Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States, her father, Willoughby Wells, was 49 and her mother, Mary Hackney, was 26. She married Robert Smith in 1816. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lowndes, Alabama, United States in 1850. She died in 1852, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Nancy Ann Wells
1794–1852
Robert Smith
1791–1864
Marriage: 1816
William Allen Smith
1817–1903
Mary Tempie Smith
1820–1908
Thomas Smith
1822–1862
Martha Ann Smith
1824–1864
James W Smith
1826–1862
Robert W Smith
1827–1863
Robert W Smith
1827–1880
Willaby Wells
1829–1830
John Nofflet Smith
1835–1877

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1816
children

(9)

  • William Allen Smith

    Male1817–1903Male

  • Mary Tempie Smith

    Female1820–1908Female

  • Thomas Smith

    Male1822–1862Male

  • Martha Ann Smith

    Female1824–1864Female

  • James W Smith

    Male1826–1862Male

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 5

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1812

Age 18

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of several places named with the plural of Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a topopgraphical name from this word (in its plural form), for example Wells in Somerset or Wellsnext-the-Sea in Norfolk.2 Translation of French Dupuis or any of its variants.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Nancy Smith in household of Robt Smith, "United States Census, 1850"

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