Deborah Jayne Early

25 May 1821–25 August 1842 (Age 21)
Scott Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Deborah Jayne

When Deborah Jayne Early was born on 25 May 1821, in Scott Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Robert Early, was 35 and her mother, Abigail Electa Wolf, was 25. She married John Whitaker Jayne on 25 September 1841, in Deposit, Sanford, Broome, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 25 August 1842, in her hometown, at the age of 21, and was buried in Deposit, Deposit, Delaware, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Whitaker Jayne
1820–1908
Deborah Jayne Early
1821–1842
Marriage: 25 September 1841
Whitaker Early Jayne
1842–1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 September 1841
Deposit, Sanford, Broome, New York, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1786–1870Male

    Abigail Electa Wolf

    Female1795–1832Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 6

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 9

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó Mocháin ( see Mohan ; Gaelic moch means ‘early’ or ‘timely’), or of some other similar surname, for example Ó Mochóir, a shortened form of Ó Mochéirghe, Ó Maoil-Mhochéirghe, from a personal name meaning ‘early rising’.2 English: habitational name from any of various places, such as Earley in Berkshire and Arley in Cheshire, Lancashire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire, which derive their names from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.3 English: nickname from Old English eorllīc ‘manly’, ‘noble’, a derivative of eorl ( see Earl ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Deborah Jayne, "Find A Grave Index"

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