Jane Huband Gale

about 1868–
Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane Huband

When Jane Huband Gale was born about 1868, in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Darius Huband Gale, was 28 and her mother, Ann Ford, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Darius Huband Gale
1840–1919
Ann Ford
1838–
George Ford Gale
1862–
Jane Huband Gale
1868–
Annie Huband Gale
1863–
Bessie Gale
1867–
Mary Huband Gale
1869–1881
Sarah Rebecca Gale
1871–1961
Alice Ann Gale
1877–

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World Events (3)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 12

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 16

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 40

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a cheerful or boisterous person, from Middle English ga(i)le ‘jovial’, ‘rowdy’, from Old English gāl ‘light’, ‘pleasant’, ‘merry’, which was reinforced in Middle English by Old French gail. Compare Gail 2.2 English: from a Germanic personal name introduced into England from France by the Normans in the form Gal(on). Two originally distinct names have fallen together in this form: one was a short form of compound names with the first element gail ‘cheerful’, ‘joyous’. Compare Gaillard , the other was a byname from the element walh ‘stranger’, ‘foreigner’.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a jailer, topographic name for someone who lived near the local jail, or nickname for a jailbird, from Old Northern French gaiole ‘jail’ (Late Latin caveola, a diminutive of classical Latin cavea ‘cage’).

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

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