Nancy A Biggerstaff1

b. 27 March 1835, d. 20 January 1916
Last Edited=9 Aug 2003
Great-grandaunt of Joan Elizabeth Coffman
     Nancy A Biggerstaff was born on 27 March 1835 at Christian County, Kentucky.1,2 She was the daughter of Benjamin Biggerstaff and Nancy Courtney.1

On 4 October 1850 Nancy A Biggerstaff was enumerated in the household of Benjamin Biggerstaff on the 1850 U. S. census for Macoupin County, Illinois as Nancy A Bigerstaff, 15 years old, birthplace of Kentucky Also enumerated in the household were Nancy Courtney, Elizabeth Biggerstaff, William Biggerstaff, Mary Biggerstaff, James Biggerstaff, Sarah Ella Biggerstaff and John T Biggerstaff.1

Nancy A Biggerstaff married William Wallace Hensley on 18 December 1856 at Macoupin County, Illinois.2

Nancy A Biggerstaff died on 20 January 1916 at Howard, Kansas, at age 80.2

Children of Nancy A Biggerstaff and William Wallace Hensley


  1. Benjamin Bigerstaff household, 1850 U.S. census, Macoupin County, Illinois, population schedule, page 236 (stamped), dwelling 4, family 4; Images Online: 1850 U.S. Census / Illinois / Macoupin / Other Townships / Image 113 of 306, transcribed 3 Aug 2003.
  2. Richard Hughes, Other Side of Time ( : accessed 9 Aug 2003), "William Wallace & Nancy A. Biggerstaff Hensley."