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Nancy Newhouse Williams
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Birth: Jan. 10, 1774
New Britain
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 1847
Fulton County
Illinois, USA

Nancy was born near New Britain in Bucks Co, PA, daughter of Isaac Newhouse and Catherine VanPelt. Nancy was the eldest child, and in her youth, Nancy's family moved from Bucks Co to Fauquier Co, VA, then to Montgomery Co, VA, from which in 1789 Wythe County was formed. Isaac Newhouse fought in the War for Independence in Bucks Co, PA. After they moved to Fauquier Co, VA in 1779, Isaac and Catherine Newhouse were members of the Broad Run Baptist Church until they moved to Montgomery Co, VA in 1788.

Nancy married George Williams c1788-1789 in Fauquier Co. or Montgomery Co, VA. After the death of George's presumed grandfather, David Williams, in early 1789, George and Nancy lived next to David's widow Ann Williams in Hillsboro from 1789-1793, and also near to Nancy's extended Newhouse and VanPelt families that lived in Loudoun County.

By 1796, George and Nancy moved back to Wythe Co, VA to live near Nancy's Newhouse family, and the following year moved to Washington Co, VA, where they resided north of Abingdon along the Poor Valley near Brumley Creek - where most of their children were born.

In 1810-11, George and Nancy moved out west to southern Indiana along, along with her father Isaac Newhouse and brother Samuel Newhouse, crossing the Cumberland Gap into Kentucky then northwards across the Ohio River into Franklin Co, Indiana Territory. A couple years afterwards, Nancy's brother James and John Newhouse also moved to Indiana.

In late 1820, George & Nancy moved the family from Union Twp, Franklin Co (now Union Co), IN to the small village of Columbia, Fayette Co, IN. In Sept of 1820, Nancy's father Isaac remarried Winifred (Bailey) Sandifur in Fayette Co, IN, mother of Patsy (Sandifur) Newhouse, Nancy's sister and law. In 1821, George & Nancy's daughter Mary married Noah Sandifur, son of Winifred.

After George died in 1844, Nancy moved c1846 with her son John to Fulton Co, Illinois, where Nancy lived in Union Twp near Troy Mills until her death in Oct 1847, when she was buried in Babbitt Cemetery.

Nancy is referenced in a 1914 bio sketch of her son-in-law Noah Sandifur from The History of Miami Co. Indiana:

"In September 1821, he (Noah Sandifur) was married in Fayette county, Indiana, to Miss Mary Williams, a native of Virginia and a daughter of George and Nancy (Newhouse) Williams. Mr. Williams was also a pioneer farmer of Franklin county, whence he came probably as early as 1820, clearing a tract of land and establishing a comfortable home for his children, who were, as far as is known, Mary, John, Isaac, Sarah and James, a daughter who married a Mr. Wilson, and another who married a Mr. Walker."

George and Nancy had the following children:

*George Jr c1789-c1823, m. Agness, m. Elizabeth Telford
*Catherine Williams, c1794 1815; m. Wm Wilson
*?Margaret Williams, c1796 unk; m. James Russell Jr
*William Elisha Williams, c1797 - bef 1844, m. Nancy Flack
*Elizabeth Williams, c1798 bef 1844, m. Robert Jefferson Walker
*?Daughter Williams, c1800 bef 1830; m. Wherrett
*John Williams, 1801 1875; m. Dedida Tharp
*Isaac Williams, 1803 1885; m. Rebecca Thompson, m. Margaret Beck
*Mary Williams, 1806 1842; m. Noah Sandifur
*Christiana Williams, 1809 - c1853, m. Jonathan Bulkley/Buckley
*James Williams, 1810 1891; m. Mary Cooley, m. Betsy Briggs
*?Nancy Williams,1811 - bef 1844, m. James Woods
*Sarah Williams, 1812-1892, m. John Newhouse, m. Carvender Conner

JCLA - May 2013, rev Jan 2014
 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Newhouse (1749 - ____)
  Catherine Van Pelt Newhouse (1755 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  George Williams (1772 - 1844)
 
 Children:
  Catherine Williams Wilson (1794 - 1815)*
  John Williams (1801 - 1875)*
  Isaac Williams (1803 - 1885)*
  Mary Williams Sandifur (1806 - 1842)*
  Christiana Williams Bulkley (1809 - 1854)*
  James Williams (1810 - 1891)*
  Sarah Williams Newhouse Conner (1812 - 1892)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Newhouse Williams (1774 - 1847)
  John M Newhouse (1778 - 1852)*
  Elizabeth Newhouse Sargent (1785 - 1824)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Nancy
Wife of G. Williams
Died Oct 7 1847
Aged 73 yr 8 mo 27 da
 
Burial:
Babbitt Cemetery
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Old Section, near u-turn in road, with other Williams family
 
Maintained by: JCLA
Originally Created by: RalphTerryDavis
Record added: Dec 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63555854
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