Jane Green

23 March 1823–13 March 1893 (Age 69)
Rush, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Green was born on 23 March 1823, in Rush, Indiana, United States, her father, Rans Bird Green, was 31 and her mother, Ruth Morgan, was 23. She married Calvin Ross Hough on 25 August 1841, in Shelby, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Rensselaer, Marion Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Anthony, Harper, Kansas, United States in 1880. She died on 13 March 1893, in Harper, Kansas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Danville, Harper, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Ross Hough
Jane Green
Marriage: 25 August 1841
Nancy A. Hough
Joseph Hough
James M. Hough
Mary Louise Hough
Nancy G. Hough
William I Hough
Francis A Hough
Thomas or Omar Hough
Rue Golden Hough
Jennie Hough

Spouse and Children

25 August 1841
Shelby, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 2

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: one of the most common and widespread of English surnames, either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green, Middle English grene (a transferred use of the color term). In North America this name has no doubt assimilated cognates from other European languages, notably German Grün ( see Gruen ).2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of German Grün or Yiddish Grin, Ashkenazic ornamental names meaning ‘green’ or a short form of any of the numerous compounds with this element.3 Irish: translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’. See also Fahey .

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

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On Find a Grave

Wife of Calvin R. Hough "Died, in Harper, Kansas, Saturday night, March 11, 1893, Mrs. Jane Hough. She was born in Fayett county, Ind., March 23, 1822. Her maiden name was Jane Green, and was marrie …

Sources (3)

  • June Hough in household of Calvin R Hough, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jane Hough in household of C R Hough, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Hough in household of Calvin R Hough, "United States Census, 1880"

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