Nancy K. Godby

about 1810–after 1880 (Age 70)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Nancy K.

When Nancy K. Godby was born about 1810, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, her father, Rockhill Godley, was 30 and her mother, Sarah A. Fountain, was 31. She married Thomas Hungerford Hampton on 17 December 1831, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Clay Township, Lafayette, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died after 1880, in Lafayette, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Wellington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States.

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Thomas Hungerford Hampton
Nancy K. Godby
Marriage: 17 December 1831
Rockhill Thomas Tyler Hampton

Spouse and Children

17 December 1831
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Rockhill Godley


    Sarah A. Fountain





    Hiram Godley


    Fountain J Godley



    Wady Godley


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 2

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from either of two places in Leicestershire, Goadby or Goadby Marwood, named from the Old Norse personal name Gauti + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Nancy K Blair in household of George W Blair, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy E. Godley, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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