Nancy was probably born in present-day Washington Co., PA just south of Pittsburgh on the banks of the Monongahela. She was the daughter of Samuel and Jemima(maiden name unknown) Meranda or Miranda. She came with her to parents to Bracken County, KY where she was married to John Milner on 13MAR1806. They were the parents of 11 children. She is buried next to her husband at Village Creek.