Jane Dinsmore

Female1797–July 1854

Brief Life History 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

Sources (9)

  • Jane Mccune, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Dinsmore, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Jane Dinsmore McCune, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 September 1822Nicholas, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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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.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 22

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Ulster, especially Donegal) and Scottish: variant of Scottish Dunsmore .

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

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