Nancy B. Tooker

1817–1894 (Age 76)
Suffolk, New York, United States

The Life of Nancy B.

When Nancy B. Tooker was born on 12 April 1817, in Suffolk, New York, United States, her father, Isaac Tooker, was 43 and her mother, Mary Sarah Howell, was 28. She died on 1 February 1894, at the age of 76, and was buried in Westtown, Minisink, Orange, New York, United States.

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Nancy B. Tooker
Stephen Tuttle Alward

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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 10

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 29

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Tucker .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Alward in household of Stephen P Alward, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy Alward in household of Stephen T Alward, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Alward, "Find A Grave Index"

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