Jane Wilson

20 December 1847–2 June 1934 (Age 86)
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Wilson was born on 20 December 1847, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, West Wilson, was 27 and her mother, Margaret Drynan, was 23. She married Robert Whannell on 23 January 1873. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Grant Township, Tama, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Perry Township, Tama, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 2 June 1934, in Traer, Tama, Iowa, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Traer, Tama, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Whannell
Jane Wilson
Marriage: 23 January 1873
Westina Maggie Whannel
Henry J Whannel

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1873
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1856: Tama, Iowa, United States
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Jane Whannell in household of Rawlin Stoakes, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Jam Wilson Wilson in entry for Henry J Whannell, "Iowa, Marriage Records, 1941-1951"
    • Jane Wilson Whannel, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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