Jane Hardy

Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Hardy was born in 1799, in Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Hardy, was 32 and her mother, Jane North, was 31. She married William Burton on 4 April 1825, in Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in East Leake, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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William Burton
Jane Hardy
Marriage: 4 April 1825
William Burton
Sarah Burton
Catharine Burton
Edward Burton

Spouse and Children

    William Burton



4 April 1825
Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom


    William Burton


    Sarah Burton


    Catharine Burton


    Edward Burton


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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 2

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.

Age 16

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

Age 31

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: nickname for a brave or foolhardy man, from Old French, Middle English hardi ‘bold’, ‘courageous’ (of Germanic origin; compare Hard 1).2 Irish: in addition to being an importation of the English name, this is also found as an Anglicized form (by partial translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla Deacair ‘son of the hard lad’.3 Scottish: variant spelling of Hardie 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Burton in household of William Burton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Jane Hardy, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Jane Hardy, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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