Jane Wilson

28 August 1809–7 February 1894 (Age 84)
North Sewickley, Franklin Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Wilson was born on 28 August 1809, in North Sewickley, Franklin Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Wilson, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Patterson, was 20. She married Michael Gulliver Main Sr. about 1824, in Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Daugherty Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. She died on 7 February 1894, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Michael Gulliver Main Sr.
1803–1894
Jane Wilson
1809–1894
Marriage: about 1824
Nicholas Main
1829–1832
Elizabeth Main
1830–1895
Wilson Main
1832–1915
Harriet Main
1834–1864
Nancy Main
1835–1931
Martha Main
1838–1840
Susannah Main
1840–1923
Robert Main
1845–1851
Sarah Jane Main
1849–1862
William Main
1852–1902
Michael Gulliver Main Jr
1855–1925

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World Events (8)

1812
Age 3
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
Age 3
Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1832 · The Black Hawk War
Age 23
Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

Possible Related Names

Will
William
Willson

Sources (6)

  • Jane Main in household of Michl Main, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Main in household of Michal Main, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jane Main in household of Michael Main, "United States Census, 1880"

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