Jane Cavendish

1779–1828 (Age 49)
Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Cavendish was born in 1779, in Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States, her father, Lord William Hunter Cavendish, was 38 and her mother, Mary McCoy, was 44. She married Joseph McClung on 1 May 1804, in Greenbrier, Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1828, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Joseph McClung
Jane Cavendish
Marriage: 1 May 1804
Abagail Dickinson McClung
Elizabeth McClung
Nancy C Williams
William H McClung
Samuel McClung
Andrew Cavendish McClung
Jacob O Dell McClung
Jane McClung

Spouse and Children

1 May 1804
Greenbrier, Harrison, West Virginia, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Mary Polly Cavendish


    William Cavendish



World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 4

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 15

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Suffolk named Cavendish, from an Old English byname Cāfna (meaning ‘bold’, ‘daring’) + Old English edisc ‘enclosed pasture’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jane Mccluug in entry for William Mccluug, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • Jane Cavendish, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Jane Cavendish, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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