Jane Welker

15 February 1840–25 April 1871 (Age 31)
Millville, Liberty Township, Henry, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Welker was born on 15 February 1840, in Millville, Liberty Township, Henry, Indiana, United States, her father, Adam Welker, was 33 and her mother, Anna Keaton, was 31. She married William Gephart on 1 February 1857. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Liberty Township, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died on 25 April 1871, in Middletown, Fall Creek Township, Henry, Indiana, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Liberty Township, Henry, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Gephart
1836–1920
Jane Welker
1840–1871
Marriage: 1 February 1857
Lewis E. Gephart
1858–1869
Mary Ann Gephart
1859–1927
Sarah Catherine Gephart
1863–1864
Alonzo Gephart
1865–1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1857
Henry, Indiana, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 1

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 11

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

Variant (probably under French influence, at least in some cases) of English Walker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Gephart in household of Wm Gephart, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Gephart in household of Wm Gephart, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jane Welker in household of Adam Welker, "United States Census, 1850"

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