Go to "Rootsweb.com" a free sight.Type in "adam nance' Born. 1879 plus or minus 5 years. birth place "Tennessee" spouse. "Ethel Hastings".There is at least 3 postings with your family and goes back to at least the mid 1700's.Its a pretty good start.
Not related to your Nances, just trying to help as others have helped me.