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Nancy Barnhill

Nancy Barnhill

Female 1811 - 1875  (63 years)

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  • Name Nancy Barnhill 
    Born 29 May 1811  Butler, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name From 17 Jan 1828 
    Nancy Railsback 
    FamilySearch ID L4T7-9GW 
    Died 27 Apr 1875  Argos, Marshall, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Siblings 12 siblings 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Robert Barnhill,   b. 10 Jun 1703, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1799, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)  (Great Grandfather) 
    Sarah Marvis,   b. 22 Jul 1776,   d. 4 Jul 1835  (Age 58 years)  (Mother) 
    Person ID I22  Leslie's Genealogy
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2019 

    Father Robert Barnhill, Sr.,   b. 28 Feb 1769, Tuscarawas, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1821  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Sarah Marvis,   b. 22 Jul 1776,   d. 4 Jul 1835  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1791 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Husband Caleb Railsback,   b. 7 Jul 1805, Rowan, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1895, Argos, Marshall, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1828  Marion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Residence 10 Nov 1846  Walnut Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Caleb and Nancy moved from Marion County to Marshall County, with their children.

      History of Marshall County:
      It was then that he came to Marshall county, and purchasing timber land he built him a little log cabin home in the wilderness and began the arduous task of clearing and cultivating his farm. He at one time was the owner of about seven hundred acres, but he divided his estate among his children as they attained to mature years and started out in life for themselves.
    Residence 1850  Marshall, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Caleb was a farmer, as were his sons William, David, and Robert.
    Residence Aug 1860  Walnut Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Caleb was a farmer
    Children 
     1. Sarah Railsback,   b. 5 Nov 1828, Marion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1851, Marshall, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    +2. William Railsback,   b. 3 Dec 1830, Marion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1915, Argos, Marshall, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Melissa Brown  m. 3 Feb 1853
    +3. Robert Railsback,   b. 8 Aug 1833, Marion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1897, Argos, Marshall, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Jane O Hockensmith  m. 31 Oct 1855
    +4. David Railsback,   b. 8 Aug 1833, Marion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1897  (Age 63 years)
    Lorinda Gordon  m. 18 Sep 1856
    +5. Nathan Railsback,   b. 24 Sep 1836, Marion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1897  (Age 60 years)
    Mary Whisman  m. 4 Dec 1862
    +6. Hugh B. Railsback,   b. 21 Dec 1839, Marion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1926, Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Samantha Voreis  m. 9 Apr 1863;   Louvenia Clark  m. 8 Apr 1911
    +7. Richard C. Railsback,   b. 9 Dec 1841, Marion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928, Argos, Marshall, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Christina Swafford  m. 19 Mar 1863
    +8. Benjamin Franklin Railsback,   b. 5 Dec 1843, Marion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920  (Age 76 years)
    Mary E Wilson  m. 22 Apr 1869;   Jemima A. Caillat  m. 22 Feb 1877
     9. John Railsback,   b. 3 Oct 1847, Walnut Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1852  (Age 4 years)
     10. Joel Railsback,   b. 25 Jan 1852, Walnut Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1852  (Age 0 years)
    +11. Mary Jane Railsback,   b. 7 Oct 1855, Walnut Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1885  (Age 29 years)
    Jasper Haines  m. 26 Oct 1876
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S74] Bio - Railsbacks in Argos IN, zot175.

    2. [S281] Cens1860 - IN Marshall Walnut p708, zot027.

    3. [S828] Bio - Railsback William b1830, zot181.

    4. [S785] Cens1850 - IN Marshall p501a, zot134.