Nancy White Key information needed, birth date or death date

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Nancy White Key married Samuel Chafen Key September 2, 1855, as documented in the Surry county marriage bond index,  she died before 1920 since Samuel was a widower at the time of his death.  She was the daughter of Albert White as listed on the Marriage Certificate

Nancy is buried at Stanley Cemetery, Open Door Baptist church near Dobson N.C.  Nancy has no headstone. 

Samuel C Key death certificate age 89 from April 20, 1920 in Surry County N.C. The death certificate was signed by Ansel Simmons of Rush N.C. R7D.  (This makes sense because Samuel and Nancy’s daughter Texy married ansel simmons!).

WikiTree profile: Nancy Key
in Genealogy Help by Mike Key G2G Crew (660 points)

2 Answers

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If it was mine to do, I'd put her birth date at 1836, twenty years before the birth of her first child. This seems to be an acceptable approximation.

Be sure and explain how the birth date was arrived at in the
by Tom Bredehoft G2G6 Pilot (194k points)
edited by Tom Bredehoft
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Census Record, 1880 Surry County, NC shows Nancy as age 48.
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There are user submitted pedigrees  on Albert White and Margaret Moore, (and census data) indicating Nancy was born August 1832.  As these pedigrees typically don’t contain sources, more research would be needed.  (Note according to those he remarried after Margaret Moore White died)

Census Data: Nancy and Sam

Marriage Record

Citing this Record: "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 ," index and images, FamilySearch ( ), Albert White and Margaret Moore, 11 Aug 1821; citing Surry, North Carolina, United States, county courthouses, North Carolina; FHL microfilm 546,474.

Name: Albert White

Marriage: 11 Aug 1821 Surry, North Carolina

Spouse: Margaret Moore


U S Census, 1850 Fish River, Surry, North Carolina

Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch ( ), Albert White, Fish River, Surry, North Carolina, United States; citing family 614, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Albert White   M 50 North Carolina

Mary White   F 26 North Carolina

John White   M 20 North Carolina

Nancy White   F 18 North Carolina

Sally White   F 14 North Carolina

Thomas White   M 3 North Carolina

Houston White   M 1 North Carolina

Ambros W White   M 24 North Carolina

Name: Albert White

Burial : 1881 Event Place: Fairview (Surry), Surry, North Carolina

Birth Date: 1800 Death Date: 1881

Cemetery: Open Door Baptist Cemetery

Name: Margaret Moore White

Maiden Name: Moore

Burial: 1845  Fairview (Surry), Surry, North Carolina

Birth Date: 1802

Death Date: 09 Nov 1845

Cemetery: Open Door Baptist Cemetery


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Wow a second time, Chris I owe you even more now!!  Thanks again, Mike

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