Jane Wilson

Female14 October 1838–30 August 1896

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Wilson was born on 14 October 1838, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Wilson, was 23 and her mother, Bridget Cosgrove, was 23. She married Peter Hollis on 7 March 1861, in Tradeston, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871 and Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 30 August 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Hollis
1840–1873
Jane Wilson
1838–1896
Marriage: 7 March 1861
Jane Wilson Hollis
1860–1896
Elizabeth Hollis
1865–1867
Elizabeth "Mema" Hollis
1869–1957

Sources (11)

  • Jane Hollis in household of Edward Hollis, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane Wilson - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Jane Wilson
  • Jeannie Irvine, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 March 1861Tradeston, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1843

    Age 5

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1847

    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway

    Age 16

    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.

    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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