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Nancy Pierpont Isham


Other Name:
Nancy Pierpont
Gender:
Female
Born:
Unknown
Died:
Unknown
Home Town:
Manchester, VT
Marriage(s):
Ezra Isham (before 1801)
Biographical Notes:
Nancy Pierpont Isham was the daughter of Robert and Lois Collins Pierpont of Manchester, Vermont. It is believed that around the year 1799 Nancy may have attended the Litchfield Female Academy. Sometime after she would have completed her studies, and prior to 1801 Nancy married Ezra Isham.

Education
Years at LFA:
1799


help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
[We are currently working to update and confirm citations of attendance.]

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