The Nance Memorial: A History of the Nance Family in General, But More Particularly of Clement Nance, of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, and Descendants, Containing Historical and Biographical Records with Family Lineage
J. E. Burke & Company, printers, 1904 - 354 pages
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2nd h 2nd w Adams county Albany Anna April BLOSSOMS born in Floyd born in Virginia branch brother BUDS Burton Cass county Charles Chas Chicago children are named children were born Christian church City Clement Nance Cousin Dallas daughter David death December died young Dundee Edward Elder Eliza Elizabeth Emma Eureka college faith farm father Floyd county Frank FRUIT George Georgia growing to maturity Harrison county Harry Henry husband Illinois Indiana Iowa James Jane John Joseph June Kansas Kentucky Kewanee known limb lived Margaret Martha Mary maturity are named Menard county Missouri Mosias mother Nance was born Nance—Branch Nancy Newberry Oatman October Ohio parents Parke county pastor Petersburg Pittsylvania county Quincy reside Richardson Robert Sarah September settled Shields South spent Tennessee Texas Thomas TWIGS Tyler united in marriage Walnut Grove Whiteside county wife Woodford county Zachariah
Page 14 - Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 168 - A bowing, burdened head, That only asks to rest, Unquestioning, upon A loving breast. My good right hand forgets Its cunning now ; To march the weary march I know not how. I am not eager, bold, Nor strong — all that is past; I am ready not to do At last, at last. My half day's work is done, And this is all my part; I give a patient God My patient heart, And grasp his banner still, Though all its blue be dim ; These stripes, no less than stars, Lead after him.
Page 32 - I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith : henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give to me at that day : and not only to me, but also to all them that have loved his appearing.
Page 344 - Testament, that is to say, first of all, I recommend my Soul to God that gave it, and my body to the Earth, to be buried in...
Page 345 - Item- I give and bequeath to my son, Mann Sims, One Dollar to him and his heirs forever. Item- I give and bequeath to my daughter, Ann Hendly Cowen , One Dollar to her and her heirs forever.
Page 345 - Item: I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Hines one feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.
Page 345 - Jeny, likewise feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever . Item: I give and bequeath to my son Charles one negro to be bought to him and his heirs forever. Item...
Page 94 - ... and faithful speaks the word. Then shall we ever be with those we love — Then shall we be for ever with the Lord. The shout is heard ; the archangel's voice goes forth ; The trumpet sounds ; the dead awake and sing ; The living put on glory ; one glad band, They hasten up to meet their coming King. Short death and darkness ! Endless life and light ! Short dimming ; endless shining in yon sphere, Where all is incorruptible and pure ; — The joy without the pain, the smile without the tear.