Jane Rickman

20 January 1785–27 July 1846 (Age 61)
Lewes, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Rickman was born on 20 January 1785, in Lewes, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Peters Rickman, was 39 and her mother, Mary Verrall, was 36. She married Richard Shillitoe on 25 October 1809, in Lewes, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in England, United Kingdom in 1785 and Brickendon, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 27 July 1846, in Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 61.

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Richard Shillitoe
Jane Rickman
Marriage: 25 October 1809
Thomas Walter Shillitoe
Susannah Rickman Shillitoe
Richard Rickman Shillito Esq
Janet Shillitoe
Thomas Shillitoe
Buxton Shillitoe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 October 1809Lewes, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 16
    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
    Age 23
    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.
    Age 30
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Rikeman, either from an unrecorded Old English personal name Rīcmann, or from a pet form of Middle English Ricard (see Richard ) + the hypocoristic suffix -man. The name was sometimes interchangeable with Richman .English: from the Middle English personal name Rikemund (Old English Rīcmund, from rīc ‘power(ful)’ + mund ‘protection’). It was probably easily confused with the personal name in 1 above.Americanized form of German Rickmann: from the Low German personal name, from rīc ‘power(ful)’ + man ‘man’.

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

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    Sources (60)

    • Jane Shillitoe in household of Richard Shillitoe, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Jane in entry for Thomas Shillitoe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Jane Rickman, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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