Jane Britton

about 1799–
Maryland, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Britton was born about 1799, in Maryland, United States, her father, Nathaniel Britton, was 25 and her mother, Margaret McClellan, was 23.

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Nathaniel Britton
1774–
Margaret McClellan
1776–
James H. Britton
1796–1848
Abraham Britton
1797–
Jane Britton
1799–
Anise Britton
1800–
Hannah Gooch Britten
1803–1856

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 4

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Brittain .

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

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