I need further information on this family.Does anyone have siblings of Nancy, or anything further on her parents or others?
Nancy Sixsmith, b. 10 Mar 1796 Kortright, Delaware Co. NY d. 18 Mar 1873 Ross Twp. Kalamazoo Co. MI m. abt 1819 NY--probably Kortright, Delaware Co. NY to John B. Harkness of Kortright, Delaware Co. NY.
Nancy was the daughter of William Sixsmith, b. abt 1772 Maryborough, Queens Co. Ireland, d. NY (probably Kortright) m. Mary ___ b. Maryborough, Queens Co. Ireland.
According to the History of Delaware County, NY, W. W. Munsell & Co. NY, 1880, p. 234: "William and his brother Michael came to Kortright about 1795-1800.Michael settled on lot 65, and William on lot 80, adjoining.They were born at Maryborough, county of Queens, Ireland.The farm that belonged to William has passed into the hands of other owners, and none of his family remain in town.Edward, son of Michael, was for many years a prominent citizen in the town.He has but lately died.He lived in the town of Harpersfield at the time of his death.His brother William, who recently died at North Kortright, was also a promoinent member in the Presbyterian church.The Sixsmiths were the descendants of an ancient Saxon family that served under the Prince of Orange in a war with the French.William III, of England gave them lands at Maryborough, in Ireland, where they settled."