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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This is an excellent book for Nance information. Much of it is right her in New Albany, Floyd County, where Clement Nance came about 1803. This book covers seven generations.
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Page 12 - 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 162 - 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 28 - 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 338 - 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 339 - 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 339 - Item: I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Hines one feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.
Page 339 - 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 88 - ... 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.