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Nancy Brittin Britton

Female 1816 - 1858  (~ 44 years)


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  • Name Nancy Brittin Britton 
    Born Between 1814 and 1816  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Feb 1858  Altamont-Near St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6997  My Genealogy

    Father Thomas Britton,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Polly Eanes,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F64563  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Redenbaugh,   b. 27 Jan 1811, Reddin, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1878, 67 Y, 10 M, 22 D; Edgerton, Johnson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Between 6 and 11 Feb 1836  Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Thomas Redenbaugh,   b. 18 Nov 1836, Scott Township, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1920, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Francis Marion Redenbaugh,   b. 3 Sep 1838, Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1895 and 1900, Possibly Miami County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Milton Redenbaugh,   b. 1844, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Maria Louise Redenbaugh,   b. 1847, Montgomery County, Scott Twp., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Albert Redenbaugh,   b. 1850, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F10154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joyce Lorraine Elkins Clore has Nancy's birth date as 1814; However,in the 1850 Indiana Federal Census for Montgomery County she is listedas being born in 1816.

      1821-1858 "The State of Missouri was organized in 1821 and JosephRobidoux established the Blacksnake Hills trading post with theIndians in 1826. Robidoux's trading post soon became a fur-tradingempire stretching to the southern Rocky Mountains. The Platte Purchasejoined his land to the state of Missouri in 1837. Ideally situated,Robidoux's trading post became the City of St. Joseph in 1843 andremained relatively small until the discovery of gold in California in1848 which greatly altered and accelerated westward migration. St.Joseph became the head water for the journey west as hundreds ofthousands of settlers arrived by steamboat and hundreds of wagontrains lined the streets waiting to be ferried across the MissouriRiver. The covered wagons, oxen, and supplies purchased by theemigrants established the economic foundation of the City etc..."
      2000 - "The City of St. Joseph is the county seat of Buchanan Countyand the sixth largest city in Missouri with 73,990 residents as of the2000 Census. St. Joseph is the central service provider for a sevencounty area of northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas with a combinedpopulation of over 155,000. Etc...St. Joseph possesses a number ofassets that can assure the success of the community. St. Joseph is aunique community famous for its historical link to the Pony Expressand Jesse James and for its many fine museums. ETC..."http://www.ci.st-joseph.mo.us/history/history.cfm

      A SOURCE INFORMATION FOR THIS FAMILY LINE: E-mail from "Peggy"chuggles@gmail.com; To gsjuhl@peoplepc.com (SLJuhl, Compiler); Dated:Wednesday, October 15, 2008; Subject: Update Jennie Luella Redenbaughline. [15 October 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler, Redenbaugh Descendant;sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]
      "When the family moved to Kansas, c.1858, Nancy dide on the way andwas buried under a big oak tree near Altamont, Missouri (St. Josepharea)."