Grandson, J.L.McDonald says Nancy was born ca 1785, Old Choy Fields, NC or SC, Father Isaac Shupe, and Indian Mother name of Barnes. She reportedly 'Wildcrafted' (collected herbs and roots) and was a local 'herb doctor'. Died ca 1840, approx. 80 yrs. of age on Valley River, Cherokee Co.
per Cherokee By Blood. Some records claim Nancy (Annie) was an interpreter for Chief Oo-sta-alle and that she was born in England.