Nancy was born in 1807 in Paris, Bourbon, Kentucky, USA, the daughter of unknown parents.
Her husband was George Washington Dunham, who she married on 18 MAR 1827 in Pike County, Missouri, USA. Their seven known children were Elijah Parker (1827-?), Mary Elizabeth Lane (1830-?), Amos (1832->1880), Samuel (1834->1900), Sarah (?-?), Margaret J. (1841-<1873) and Nancy E. (1843-?).