Jane Davis

17 December 1815–1 January 1893 (Age 77)
Piedmont, Mercer, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Davis was born on 17 December 1815, in Piedmont, Mercer, Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel Barker Davis Sr., was 67 and her mother, Ann Bogle, was 21. She married William Henry Harrison Dew on 12 November 1839, in Hampshire, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Braxton, Virginia, United States in 1860. She died on 1 January 1893, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in West Milford, Harrison, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Harrison Dew
1817–1881
Jane Davis
1815–1893
Marriage: 12 November 1839
Reuben Samuel Dew
1841–1864
Susan Matilda Dew
1842–1933
Sarah Ellen Dew
1844–1888
Rush Hereford Dew
1846–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 November 1839
Hampshire, Virginia, United States
children

(4)

    Reuben Samuel Dew

    Male1841–1864Male

    Susan Matilda Dew

    Female1842–1933Female

    Sarah Ellen Dew

    Female1844–1888Female

    Rush Hereford Dew

    Male1846–1913Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Male1815–1859Male

    Female1815–1893Female

    Mary Ellen Barker Davis

    Female1816–1881Female

    Eliza Ann Davis

    Female1817–1901Female

    Nancy Barker Davis

    Female1819–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 9

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jane Due in household of William H Due, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Dew in household of Wm H Dew, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane in entry for Rush H Dew and Almira L Pritchard, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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