Jane Overend

5 March 1882–
Earls Heaton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Overend was born on 5 March 1882, in Earls Heaton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Overend, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Coop, was 22. She married Rufus Haigh Thornes on 23 April 1904, in Earls Heaton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 48 years.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Haigh Thornes
1879–1943
Jane Overend
1882–
Marriage: 23 April 1904
Martha Alice Thornes
1906–

Spouse and Children

    Rufus Haigh Thornes

    Male1879–1943Male

    Female1882–Female

MARRIAGE
23 April 1904
Earls Heaton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(1)

    Martha Alice Thornes

    Female1906–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1884

Age 2

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 22

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1914

Age 32

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived at the ‘upper end’ of a settlement, from Middle English overe, uvere ‘upper’ + end ‘end’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jane Overend in household of Robert Overend, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Jane Thornes in household of Rufus Haigh Thornes, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Jane Overend in household of Robert Overend, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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