Jane Farrington

9 March 1860–16 July 1941 (Age 81)
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Farrington was born on 9 March 1860, in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Farrington, was 37 and her mother, Mary Anne Bunting, was 42. She married Hugh Lyons in 1877, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hurdsfield, Cheshire, England in 1861 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 30 years. She died on 16 July 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Lyons
Jane Farrington
Marriage: 1877
Hugh William Lyons
Royal LeRoy "Roy" Lyons
Ada M Lyons

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1877Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 20
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 22
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Farrington in Lancashire, but perhaps occasionally from Farrington Gurney in Somerset. Both are named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + tūn ‘settlement’. The surname also probably reached America via Ireland, where it is recorded as early as the 14th century.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah ~ Sept. 22, 1869, Page 12 -

    LIST OF PASSENGERS. Per S. S. Minnesota, which left Liverpool, Aug. 25th 1869 ~~~ ... J. and Jane Farrington ... Farrington, John (17) and Jane (7) left Liverpool England on August 25, 1869; Arrived …

    Sources (37)

    • Jane Saywer, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Jane Lyon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Jane Sawyer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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