Children of Edward H. and Margaret Camerer Nance

According to my research, Edward H. Nance and his wife Margaret Camerer had seven children. I have found the following information on six of them.

When Catherine Nance was born in 1837 in Edgar County, Illinois, her father, Edward, was 27, and her mother, Margaret, was 22. She had three brothers and three sisters. Catherine died on December 28, 1858, in Collin County, Texas, at the age of 21.

When Son Nance was born in 1840, his father, Edward, was 30 and his mother, Margaret, was 25. He had two brothers and four sisters. His possible existence is based on the 1840 United States Federal Census information for Edward H. Nance.

When Lewis Camerer Nance was born in 1841, his father, Edward, was 31 and his mother, Margaret, was 26. He married Charity Melvina May on April 30, 1862, in Hallettsville, Lavaca, Texas. They had six children in 12 years. To view information about his children, click on the following link. Family Group Sheet for Lewis Camerer Nance

Lewis died as a young father in 1874 in Hallettsville, Lavaca, Texas, at the age of 33, and was buried in the Old Hallettsville Cemetery.

Lewis C. Nance Grave Marker

When Margaret Ann “Maggie Nance was born in 1843 in Clinton, Missouri, her father, Edward, was 33, and her mother, Margaret, was 28. She married W. Thomas Scaggs on July 14, 1859.

At this time, no information has been found about her children, death or burial.

When Edward Young Nance was born on November 4, 1846, in Edgar County, Illinois, his father, Edward, was 36 and his mother, Margaret, was 31. He married Mary Jane Pierson or Pearson on December 25, 1879, in McLennon County, Texas. They had nine children in 23 years. To view information about his children, click on the following link. Family Group Sheet for Edward Young Nance

Edward died on June 3, 1932, in McLennan County, Texas, at the age of 85, and was buried along with his wife, Mary Jane, in Knox City Cemetery, Texas.

Edward and Mary Jane Nance Grave Marker

When Clara Nance was born in 1853 in Paris, Illinois, her father, Edward, was 43, and her mother, Margaret, was 38. According to undocumented sources, she married J.H. Scaggs in 1869 in Texas. I found her on one census record – 1860 United States Federal Census information for Edward H. Nance.

When Dovey or Dovie Viola Nance was born on March 23, 1855, in Paris, Illinois, her father, Edward, was 45, and her mother, Margaret, was 40. She married Joseph Spurgen Willings on December 18, 1876, in Travis County, Texas. They had three children during their marriage. To view information about her children, click on the following link. Family Group Sheet for Dovey Viola Nance

Dovie died on January 20, 1929, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, at the age of 73, and was buried in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Joseph and Dovie Willings Grave Marker

 

Sources

Edward H. Nance

Ancestry.com. Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.

No burial record.

Catherine Nance

Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.

Estate Packet for Catherine Nance, Office of Circuit Clerk, Edgar, Illinois. (Death record)

Son Nance

Ancestry.com. 1840 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. (Not named in census but is possible male child of Edward H. Nance)

Lewis Camerer Nance

Ancestry.com. Texas, Marriage Index, 1824-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Margaret Ann“Maggie” Nance

Marriage Record. Texas Marriage Records 1850-1870, Vol 1, Copyright 1985, St. Louis, MO., Frances T. Ingmire. Marriage records in McLennan County, Texas record M.A. Nance (bride) wed to W.T. Scaggs (groom) on 11 July 1859.

No death/burial record.

Edward Young Nance

Marriage Record. Texas Marriage Records, 1850-1870, Vol. 1, Copyright 1985, St. Louis, MO., Frances T. Ingmire. Marriage Records in McLennan County, Texas, record for M.A. Nance (bride) wed to W.T. Scaggs (groom) on 11 July 1859.

Ancestry.com. Web: Texas, Find A Grave Index, 1761-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Clara Nance

Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. (Only record for Clara Nance.)

Dovey Viola Nance

Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. (Marriage source)

Ancestry.com. Web: Texas, Find A Grave Index, 1761-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

Author: lucyac55@gmail.com

Lucy is a native Texan and presently lives with her husband, "L.K." in the Texas Hill Country. They are the parents of three adult children and have five grandchildren.

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