Jane Farrington

Brief Life History 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 William 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. 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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Hugh William Lyons
Jane Farrington
Marriage: 1877
Hugh William Lyons
Royal LeRoy Lyons
Ada M Lyons

Sources (37)

  • Jane Saywer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane or Jennie Farrington - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Jane or Jennie Farrington
  • Jane Lyon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

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 …

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