Born: 1794-09-14 Virginia
Flourished: 1832-1840 Menard County, Illinois
Nance is the son of Zachariah Nance. In 1829, Nance lived in Morgan County. By 1832, he lived in a part of Sangamon County, Illinois, that would later become Menard County, and he lived there until at least 1840. In 1850, he lived in Schuyler County and worked as a carpenter. In 1860, he lived in Grundy County, where he was a farmer.
Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Cass County, 68:64, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Morgan County, IL, 58; Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; Petition of Bowling Green and Others to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Menard County, IL, 295; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Schuyler County, IL, 831; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Mazon, Grundy County, IL, 181; Gravestone, Ward Cemetery, Verona, IL.