Nancy (Robbins) Reagan

Anne Frances (Robbins) Reagan (1921 - 2016)

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Anne Frances (Nancy) Reagan formerly Robbins aka Davis
Born in New York, New York, United Statesmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Little Brown Church in the San Fernando Valley, Californiamap
Mother of [private daughter (1950s - unknown)] and [private son (1950s - unknown)]
Died in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
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Nancy Reagan is the widow of former United States President Ronald Reagan.


On July 6, 1921, Anne Frances Robbins, was born in New York City, the only child of Kenneth Robbins, a salesman, and Edith Luckett (Robbins), an aspiring actress. Early on, Anne acquired the nickname "Nancy." Her parents divorced when she was 6 years old. Her mother sent Nancy to be raised by her aunt and uncle, Virginia and Audley Gailbraith, in Bethesda, Maryland.

In 1928, her mother married a prominent Chicago neurosurgeon, Loyal Davis. Nancy moved back in with her mother and in 1931, Loyal adopted Nancy changing her last name to Davis.

She pursued an acting career in the 1940s and 1950s. She appeared in movies such as Donovan's Brain, Night into Morning, and Hellcats of the Navy.

Nancy and Ronald married in 1952.

Nancy died March 6, 2016 at her home in Bel Air Estates, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. [1]


  1. Nancy_Reagan Wikipedia
  • 1916 Marriage of mother Edith Prescott Luckett to Kenneth Seymour Robbins [1]
  • 1928 Marriage of mother Edith Robbins to Loyal Davis [2]
  • 1930 Census as Nancy Robbins [3]
  • 1940 Census as Nancy Davis [4]
  • 1952 Marriage to Ronald Wilson Reagan [5]
  • 2016 Death [6]

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