Jane Abbott

1 October 1850–31 August 1884 (Age 33)
Fullarton, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Jane

When Jane Abbott was born on 1 October 1850, in Fullarton, South Australia, Australia, her father, William Abbott, was 46 and her mother, Elizabeth Brown, was 25. She married Edwin Child on 2 September 1869, in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 31 August 1884, in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 33, and was buried in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Child
1840–1903
Jane Abbott
1850–1884
Marriage: 2 September 1869
William Childs
1869–
Emily Childs
1871–
Fanny Elizabeth Childs
1873–1954
Edith Alice Childs
1877–1889
Adelaide Janet Childs
1880–1883
Walter Edwin Childs
1884–1885

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 September 1869
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
children

(6)

    William Childs

    Male1869–Male

    Emily Childs

    Female1871–Female

    Female1873–1954Female

    Edith Alice Childs

    Female1877–1889Female

    Adelaide Janet Childs

    Female1880–1883Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1867

Age 17

End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870

Age 20

British troops withdraw from Australia.
1877

Age 27

Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English abbott ‘abbot’ (Old English abbod) or Old French abet ‘priest’. Both the Old English and the Old French term are derived from Late Latin abbas ‘priest’ (genitive abbatis), from Greek abbas, from Aramaic aba ‘father’. This was an occupational name for someone employed in the household of or on the lands of an abbot, and perhaps also a nickname for a sanctimonious person thought to resemble an abbot. In the U.S. this name is also sometimes a translation of a cognate or equivalent European name, e.g. Italian Abate , Spanish Abad , or German Abt .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Jane Abbott, "Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"

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