Nancy B. Pinnell

Brief Life History of Nancy B.

When Nancy B. Pinnell was born in 1795, in Kentucky, United States, her father, John Pannill, was 32 and her mother, Rebecca Rachael Bacon, was 27. She married Philip Boyer on 9 July 1817, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1833, in Edgar, Illinois, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Edgar, Illinois, United States.

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Philip Boyer
Nancy B. Pinnell
Marriage: 9 July 1817
Elija A. Boyer
Lucy Ann Boyer
about 1822–1883
William Lewis Boyer
about 1831–1884
Nancy Ann Julia Boyer

Sources (6)

  • Nancy Pennell, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Nancy Pinnell in entry for John Huffman and Nancy Ann Julia Boyer, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Nancy Pinnell, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

World Events (8)

1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

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.

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.


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: diminutive of Pine 1.

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

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