The Nance family in Fannin County was from Missouri and had allegience to the Union.
Some family names:
H.J. Nance, b. 1818, d.?
James R.P. "Jim" Nance, b. 1846,d.?
L.D. "Dow" Nance, b. 1846, d.1868
Thomas "Tom" A. Nance, b.1842, d.1868?
The Lewis Peacock's meeting in July 1868 was being held in the horse corral on the Nance farm. Lee and some of his followers were hiding in Wildcat Thicket and were informed of the meeting.Lee and his men went to the Nance farm and made their attack from the cover of a nearby thicket. The Peacock men were caught in the horse corral with no cover and the Nance brothers and Dan Sanders were shot and killed.