Nancy Boren

1809–1864 (Age 55)
Sumner, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Boren was born in 1809, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, her father, Francis E. Boren, was 27 and her mother, Edith Wimberly, was 22. She married George Anthony on 25 July 1827. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died in 1864, in New Roe, Allen, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in New Roe, Allen, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Anthony
Nancy Boren
Marriage: 25 July 1827
Albert Collier Anthony
Byrd Follis Anthony
Joseph Frank T Anthony

Spouse and Children

25 July 1827


    Albert Collier Anthony


    Byrd Follis Anthony


    Joseph Frank T Anthony


Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 3

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 16

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 Czech (Boreň): see Borak .2 Possibly also an altered spelling of German Born .3 Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + the common surname suffix -en, from Latin -enius ‘descendant of’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Anthony in household of George Anthony, "United States Census, 1860"
  • N Anthony in household of George Anthony, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Boren in entry for Byrd F. Anthony, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1962"

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