Jane Woods

21 February 1721–4 October 1776
Blunham, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Woods was christened on 21 February 1721, in Blunham, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Luke Wood, was 41 and her mother, Ann Barber, was 37. She married Robert Butcher on 4 April 1743. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She was buried in Blunham, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Robert Butcher
Jane Woods
Marriage: 4 April 1743
John Butcher
Luke Butcher
Thomas Butcher
Charles Butcher

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Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in the woods ( see Wood ).2 Irish: English name adopted as a translation of Ó Cuill ‘descendant of Coll’ ( see Quill ), or in Ulster of Mac Con Coille ‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’, which has also been mistranslated Cox , as if formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.

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

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  • Jane, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"
  • Jane in entry for John Butcher, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jane Woods, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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