Jane Henthorn

1848–Female
Monroe, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Henthorn was born in 1848, in Monroe, Ohio, United States, her father, William Henthorn III, was 52 and her mother, Jane Foggin, was 48.

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Family Time Line

William Henthorn III
1796–
Jane Foggin
1800–
William Henthorn
1822–1861
Margaret Henthorn
1835–
Nathaniel Henthorn
1846–
Jane Henthorn
1848–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 12

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 15

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): unexplained.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Jane Henthorn in household of Wm Henthorn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Henthorn, 1850 US Federal Census

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