Jane Greaves

about 1791–
Lytham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

Jane Greaves was born about 1791, in Lytham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She married Josias Hargreaves on 20 February 1811, in Lytham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Josias Hargreaves
Jane Greaves
Marriage: 20 February 1811
John Hargreaves

Spouse and Children

20 February 1811
Lytham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 10

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 24

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 32

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old English grǣfe ‘brushwood’, ‘thicket’, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, for example in Cumbria, Lancashire, and Staffordshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Jane Hargreaves in entry for John Hargreaves, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jane Greaves, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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