Jane McAuley

31 August 1827–1 April 1898 (Age 70)
Montgomery, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jane

Jane McAuley was born on 31 August 1827, in Montgomery, North Carolina, United States. She married Alexander D Mcrae on 28 September 1854, in Montgomery, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 1 April 1898, in Mount Gilead, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Sharon Cemetery, Mount Gilead, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States.

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Alexander D Mcrae
Jane McAuley
Marriage: 28 September 1854
John Alexander McRae
Martin Monroe McRae
Aulay Sylvanus McRae
Lula Ann McRae

Spouse and Children

28 September 1854
Montgomery, North Carolina, United States


World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 3

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 19

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhalghaidh ( see McCauley ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jane Mc Rae in household of Alexr Mc Rae, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Gincy McRae in entry for J H Crowell and Lula A Overton, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Jane McRae in entry for John McRae and Lizzie Bruton, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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