Jane Morphet

19 December 1790–about November 1873
Horton In Ribblesdale,York,England

The Life of Jane

When Jane Morphet was christened on 19 December 1790, her father, Edmund Morphet, was 47 and her mother, Elizabeth Wilson, was 45. She married Richard Gornall on 14 January 1811. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died about November 1873, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Richard Gornall
1781–1870
Jane Morphet
1790–1873
Marriage: 14 January 1811
Alice Gornall
1811–
James Gornall
1813–1893
Edmund Gornall
1819–
Elizabeth Gornall
1821–
Jane Gornall
1823–
Richd. Gornall
1827–

Spouse and Children

    Richard Gornall

    Male1781–1870Male

    Female1790–1873Female

MARRIAGE
14 January 1811
Horton In Ribblesdale,York,England
children

(6)

    Alice Gornall

    Female1811–Female

    James Gornall

    Male1813–1893Male

    Edmund Gornall

    Male1819–Male

    Elizabeth Gornall

    Female1821–Female

    Jane Gornall

    Female1823–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

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

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

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

Name Meaning

English:1. descriptive nickname from Middle English morphew ‘blemish’, ‘birthmark’, from Italian morfea. 2. According to Reaney, an Anglo-Norman French nickname from Old French malfé, malfeü, from Latin malefatus, malefatutus ‘ill-fated’, a derogatory term for a Saracen or the devil.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jane in entry for Edmund Gornall, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jane Morphet, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jane Morphet, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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