Jane Wilson McCleary

Female29 August 1783–17 October 1851

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Wilson McCleary was born on 29 August 1783, in Belfast, Ireland, her father, Andrew McCleary, was 21 and her mother, Jane Wilson, was 23. She married Abraham Dilley on 19 April 1808, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Richland Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 17 October 1851, in Senecaville, Richland Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Senecaville Cemetery, Senecaville, Richland Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Dilley
Jane Wilson McCleary
Marriage: 19 April 1808
Lucinda Ann Dilley
Nancy Jane Dilley
Mary Roland "Pollie" Dilley
Hannah Dilley
Sarah Jane Dilley
Margaret Dilley
Robert Ephraim Dilley
Eliza Catharine Dilley
Jane Wilson Dilley
Elizabeth Dilley

Sources (4)

  • Jane Dilley in household of Abraham Dilley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Wilson McCleary Dilley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abraham Dilley in the U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 April 1808Belmont, Ohio, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 3

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.


    Age 15

    Battle of Antrim.


    Age 20

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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