Jane Handley

about 1783–4 December 1869 (Age 86)
Thomaston, Knox, Maine, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Handley was born about 1783, in Thomaston, Knox, Maine, United States, her father, John Handley, was 30 and her mother, Mary Etheridge, was 28. She married James Weed about 2 February 1803. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Appleton, Waldo, Maine, United States in 1850 and Appleton, Knox, Maine, United States in 1860. She died on 4 December 1869, at the age of 86, and was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Appleton, Knox, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Weed
Jane Handley
Marriage: about 2 February 1803
Nancy Weed

Spouse and Children

about 2 February 1803


    Nancy Weed


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 0

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 21

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

Age 25

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly central and northern), Scottish, and Irish: variant of Hanley .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jane Weed in household of James Weed, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Weed in household of James Weed, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Handley in entry for Nancy Hanly, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907 "

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