Jane ward

1753–
Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

Jane ward was born in 1753, in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. She married John Hill on 19 June 1763, in Wistow, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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John Hill
1749–
Jane ward
1753–
Marriage: 19 June 1763
Rebecca Hill
1771–1830

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 June 1763
Wistow, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(1)

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 48

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 55

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.
1815

Age 62

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Old English weard ‘guard’ (used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).2 Irish: reduced form of McWard, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhaird ‘son of the poet’. The surname occurs throughout Ireland, where three different branches of the family are known as professional poets.3 Surname adopted by bearers of the Jewish surname Warshawski, Warshawsky or some other Jewish name bearing some similarity to the English name.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Jane Ward, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Jane in entry for Rebeccah Hill, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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