Contributed by Malinda West

When Nancy Norvell Fox was born on July 29, 1793, in Virginia, her father, Benjamin, was 21, and her mother, Martha, was 19. She married Joseph Chaffin on October 18, 1812, in Jackson, Tennessee. They had 12 children in 21 years. She died on July 21, 1859, in Jackson, Tennessee, at the age of 65.