Jane Allen

about 1801–27 July 1837 (Age 36)
Hephzibah, Richmond, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Allen was born about 1801, in Hephzibah, Richmond, Georgia, United States, her father, Rev Robert Samuel Allen IV, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Anderson, was 26. She married Edmund Palmer on 18 February 1819, in Richmond, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 27 July 1837, in Burke, Georgia, United States, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Palmer
1797–1870
Jane Allen
1801–1837
Marriage: 18 February 1819
John M. Palmer
1820–1910
Savannah Palmer
1821–1895
Robert Allen Palmer
1822–1880
John T Palmer
1823–
James Elmore Palmer
1828–1861
Martha Palmer
1830–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1819Richmond, Georgia, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1803
    Age 2
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery
    Age 2
    Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
    1811 · The Savannah Riots
    Age 10
    A barroom brawl in Savannah on Tuesday, November 12, 1811, had international impact. An American seaman boasted of having joined the crew of a French vessel, likely named La Vengeance. Others became upset at the idea of the American joining a foreign nation and a brawl erupted. The county coroner asked for peace but was beaten with clubs. A second clash occurred the following day when French sailors attacked five American seaman. A day after the second attack, twenty French sailors attacked six Americans. Four of them escaped but two were beaten and stabbed. Jacob Taylor died on the scene and a rigger named Collins died the following day. By Friday, a full scale riot erupted when the French crewmen arrested on murder charges were released. Many were arrested and French ships La Vengeance and La Franchise were burned. In the end, the incident caused disruptions in French-American relations and affected shipping and trade.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 158845;2007: 349315; 2010: 482607)English and Scottish: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Alain, Alein (Old Breton Alan), from a Celtic personal name of great antiquity and obscurity. In England the personal name is now usually spelled Alan, the surname Allen; in Scotland the surname is more often Allan. From 1139 it was common in Scotland, where the surname also derives from Gaelic Ailéne, Ailín, from ail ‘rock’. The present-day frequency of the surname Allen in England and Ireland is partly accounted for by the popularity of the personal name among Breton followers of William the Conqueror, by whom it was imported first to Britain and then to Ireland. Saint Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another Saint Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.English: occasionally perhaps from the rare Middle English femaje personal name Aline (Old French Adaline, Aaline), a pet form of ancient Germanic names in Adal-, especially Adalheidis (see Allis ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Allenby
    Allin
    Allyn
    Alano
    Alan
    Allan
    Allinson
    Allain
    Alen
    Allis
    Alleyne
    Alling

    Sources (2)

    • Jane Allen, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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