Jane Catherine Gascoigne

1776–26 December 1837 (Age 61)
Rippingale, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane Catherine

When Jane Catherine Gascoigne was born in 1776, in Rippingale, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Reverend Wade Gascoigne, was 43 and her mother, Anne Davison, was 42. She married Baker Franks on 12 August 1802, in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 26 December 1837, in her hometown, at the age of 61, and was buried in Rippingale, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Abel C. Smith Jr.
1786–1861
Jane Catherine Gascoigne
1776–1837
Marriage: 8 December 1811
John Smith
1812–
Elizabeth Smith
1815–1815
Georgiana Sarah Gascoigne Smith
1816–1891
Anna Maria Smith
1818–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 December 1811
Rippingale, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Reverend Wade Gascoigne

    Male1733–1801Male

    Anne Davison

    Female1734–1792Female

siblings

(5)

    Evelyn John Gascoigne

    Male1767–Male

    Wade Davison Gascoigne

    Male1768–Male

    John Gascoigne

    Male1770–Male

    Anna Maria Gascoigne

    Female1772–Female

    Female1776–1837Female

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 25

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 32

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 39

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: from Old French Gascogne ‘Gascony’, hence a regional name. The name of the region derives from that of the Basques, who are found close by and formerly extended into this region as well; they are first named in Roman sources as Vascōnes, but the original meaning of the name, derived from a root euskin the non-Indo-European language that they still speak today, is completely obscure. By the Middle Ages the Basques had been displaced from most of Gascony by speakers of Gascon (a dialect of Occitan, related to French), who were proverbial for their boastfulness. In the 11th century Gascony united with Aquitaine and was thus held by England between 1154 and 1453 . See Gascon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Gascoigne in entry for Baker Franks, "England, Lincolnshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1574-1885"
  • Jane Smith, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Jane Gascoigne, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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