Jane Kirkeet

1740–11 December 1816 (Age 76)
Veryan, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Kirkeet was born in 1740, in Veryan, Cornwall, England, her father, Hezekiah Kirkeet, was 20 and her mother, Grace Woolcock, was 22. She married Richard Tregeagle on 13 August 1770, in Cornwall, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 11 December 1816, in Tregony, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Richard Tregeagle
Jane Kirkeet
Marriage: 13 August 1770
Thomas Tregeagle
George Tregeagle
Francis Tregeagle
Humphry Tregeagle
Richard Tregeagle
Jane Tregeagle
Thomasin Tegeagle
Charity Tregeagle

Spouse and Children

13 August 1770
Cornwall, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom


    Thomas Tregeagle



    George Tregeagle


    Jane Tregeagle


    Francis Tregeagle


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World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 12

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 14

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 30

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Kerkeet, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"
  • Jane Karkeet, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jane Kerkeet, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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