Jeanette Dearing

16 March 1849–16 September 1935 (Age 86)
Leven, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jeanette

When Jeanette Dearing was born on 16 March 1849, in Leven, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Dearing, was 40 and her mother, Ann Bilton, was 36. She married James Gawan on 29 May 1870, in Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Tickton, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and St Martin, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 16 September 1935, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Gawan
Jeanette Dearing
Marriage: 29 May 1870
George Gawan
Francis Bilton Gawan
Emily May Gawan

Spouse and Children

29 May 1870
Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



    Mary Elizabeth Dearing


    Hannah Dearing





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World Events (8)


Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 14

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 23

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Dear 1.2 Americanized spelling of German Diering, a variant of Döring ( see Doering ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jannet Dearing in household of William Dearing, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Janet Garvan in household of James Garvan, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Janet Dearing, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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