John Zane

9 October 1740–from 1741 to 1830
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Zane was born on 9 October 1740, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Isaac Zane, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Elfreth, was 44. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Sarah Pemberton. He died from 1741 to 1830, at the age of 90, and was buried in Friends Arch Street Meeting House Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John Zane
Sarah Pemberton
Martha Zane
Thomas Zane
Isaac Zane
Sarah Zane
John Zane

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World Events (6)

Age 36
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 36
The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
Age 47
The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

(1997: 1025;2007: 1972; 2010: 2735)English (Devon): apparently a nickname from Middle English seine ‘cured, healed’, with West Country voicing of the initial fricative consonant.Italian (Venice and Mantua): from a variant of the Venetian personal name Z(u)an(n)i ‘John’ (see Zanni ).

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

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  • John Zane, "Find A Grave Index"

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