Jane James

17 January 1776–
Martletwy, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

Jane James was christened on 17 January 1776, in Martletwy, Pembrokeshire, Wales as the daughter of John James. She married Samuel Ball on 20 December 1807, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Hinton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Ball
1783–1854
Jane James
1776–
Marriage: 20 December 1807
Harriet Ball
1808–
Amy Ball
1810–
Grace Ball
1813–
Hannah Ball
1815–
Frances Ball
1817–
Jane Ball
1818–
Rosannah Ball
1822–
Leonard Ball
1825–1867

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1807Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (7)

    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 and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name James. Introduced to England by the Normans, this is an Old French form of Late Latin Iacomus, a variant of Latin Iacobus, Greek Iakōbos, the New Testament rendering of Hebrew Ya‘aqob (see Jacob ). The medieval Latin (Vulgate) Bible distinguished between Old Testament Iacob (which was uninflected) and New Testament Iacobus (with inflections). The latter developed into James in medieval French. The distinction was carried over into the King James Bible of 1611, and Jacob and James remain as separate names in English usage. Most European languages, however, make no such distinction, so that forms such as French Jacques , stand for both the Old and the New Testament names. This surname is also very common among African Americans. Compare Jack .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Giacomo
    Jemison
    Jaime
    Jemmott
    Como
    Jim
    Jamie
    Jemmett
    Jimmie
    Jamison
    Jacobo
    Jimmy
    Jacob

    Sources (20)

    • Jane Ball in household of Samuel Ball, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Jane Ball in household of Samuel Ball, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Jane in entry for Leonard Ball, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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