Jane Nelson

1772–28 April 1852 (Age 80)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Nelson was born in 1772, in Virginia, United States, her father, William Nelson, was 29 and her mother, Mary McKay, was 20. She married William Duzan on 19 October 1797, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 28 April 1852, in Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

William Duzan
1771–1844
Jane Nelson
1772–1852
Marriage: 19 October 1797
James Duzan
1799–1829
Polly Duzan
1800–1829
John Duzan
1801–1879
Julia Duzan
1804–1828
William Nelson Duzan
1806–1886
Edy Duzan
1808–1889
Sally Duzan
1809–1849
Rachel Duzan
1811–1842
George Wesley Duzan
1813–1886
Mark Asbury Duzan
1814–
Samuel McKendree Duzan
1816–1844
Eliza Jane Duzan
1818–1828
Betsy Matilda Duzan
1819–1828
Susan Caroline Duzan
1822–1828
Emmaline A. Duzan
1825–1911

Spouse and Children

    William Duzan

    Male1771–1844Male

    Female1772–1852Female

MARRIAGE
19 October 1797
Washington, Tennessee, United States
children

(15)

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 8

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 22

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal, Anglo-Scandinavian forms of the Gaelic name Niall ( see Neill ). This was adopted by the Scandinavians in the form Njal and was introduced into northern England and East Anglia by them, rather than being taken directly from Gaelic.2 Americanized spelling of the like-sounding Scandinavian names Nilsen , Nielsen , and Nilsson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jane Duzan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Tennessee, Probate Court Books, 1795-1927; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1940-625051-1-14
  • Will of William Nelson of Washington County, Tennessee, 1824

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