Jonathan English

1796–1832 (Age 36)
Madison, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan English was born in 1796, in Madison, Kentucky, United States, his father, Stephen English, was 44 and his mother, Rebecca Chrisman, was 36. He married Mary Jane Moore on 8 September 1818. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Clay, Missouri, United States in 1830. He died in 1832, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan English
1796–1832
Mary Jane Moore
1792–1879
Marriage: 8 September 1818
David Moore English
1819–1852
Caleb Weeden English
1827–
Stephan Chrisman English
1823–1860
Harvey William English
1825–1888
Warren Kavanaugh English
1829–1888
Rebecca Jane English
1830–1877

Spouse and Children

    Male1796–1832Male

    Mary Jane Moore

    Female1792–1879Female

MARRIAGE
8 September 1818
children

(6)

    David Moore English

    Male1819–1852Male

    Stephan Chrisman English

    Male1823–1860Male

    Harvey William English

    Male1825–1888Male

    Caleb Weeden English

    Male1827–Male

    Warren Kavanaugh English

    Male1829–1888Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 0

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1808

Age 12

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old English Englisc. The word had originally distinguished Angles ( see Engel ) from Saxons and other Germanic peoples in the British Isles, but by the time surnames were being acquired it no longer had this meaning. Its frequency as an English surname is somewhat surprising. It may have been commonly used in the early Middle Ages as a distinguishing epithet for an Anglo-Saxon in areas where the culture was not predominantly English—for example the Danelaw area, Scotland, and parts of Wales—or as a distinguishing name after 1066 for a non-Norman in the regions of most intensive Norman settlement. However, explicit evidence for these assumptions is lacking, and at the present day the surname is fairly evenly distributed throughout the country.2 Irish: see Golightly .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jonathan English, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Jonathan English, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"
  • Jonathan English, "Find A Grave Index"

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