Jane Wilkins

14 August 1778–27 May 1851 (Age 72)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Wilkins was born on 14 August 1778, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Capt William Wilkins, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Amelia Terrell, was 22. She married William Austell on 22 March 1807, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Jefferson City, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 27 May 1851, in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in French Broad Baptist Church Cemetery, Dandridge, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Austell
Jane Wilkins
Marriage: 22 March 1807
Sarah Austell
Malissa Austin
Wiley Austell
Elizabeth Austell
William W Austell
Alfred Austell
Nancy Austell
Joseph Austell

Spouse and Children

22 March 1807
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States


+3 More Children

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World Events (8)

1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 10

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 18

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English and Dutch: patronymic from Wilkin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jane Austin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jean (Gean) Wilkins Austell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane Wilkens - Memory of Someone: Memory of a relative: birth-name: Jane Wilkens

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