Jane Dinsmore

1797–July 1854 (Age 57)
Nicholas, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Dinsmore was born in 1797, in Nicholas, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Dinsmore, was 29 and her mother, Catherine Van Meter, was 35. She married Hugh McCune on 15 September 1822, in Nicholas, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died in July 1854, in Ursa, Adams, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in New Providence Cemetery, Ursa Township, Adams, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh McCune
Jane Dinsmore
Marriage: 15 September 1822
Mary Elizabeth McCune
Margaret McCune
Sarah Jane McCune
William A. McCune

Spouse and Children

15 September 1822
Nicholas, Kentucky, United States


    Mary Elizabeth McCune


    Margaret McCune


    Sarah Jane McCune


    William A. McCune


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 4

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 21

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish (mainly Counties Derry and Donegal): variant of the Scottish habitational name Dunsmore .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Mccune, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Dinsmore, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Jane Dinsmore, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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