Jane Moorefield

Orrell, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

Jane Moorefield was born about 1724, in Orrell, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She married Robert Berry on 29 September 1744, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Jane Moorefield
Robert Berry
Marriage: 29 September 1744
Richard Berry
James Berry
Mary Berry
Alice Berry
Jane Berry
Elizabeth Berry
Thomas Berry
John Berry
Robert Berry
Peter Berry

Spouse & Children

29 September 1744
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 77

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 84

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 91

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): probably an altered form of the Norman baronial name de Morville, borne by a family who held land in Yorkshire and northern Lancashire in the 12th and 13th centuries.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jane Berry in entry for Peter Berry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jane in entry for Thos. Berry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jane Berry in entry for Robert Berry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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