Jane E. Houghtaling

22 September 1823–
New York, United States

The Life of Jane E.

When Jane E. Houghtaling was born on 22 September 1823, in New York, United States, her father, Jonathan Houghtaling, was 27 and her mother, Hannah Rowe, was 18.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Houghtaling
1795–1862
Hannah Rowe
1805–1873
Sarah A. Houghtaling
1822–1908
Jane E. Houghtaling
1823–
Hannah M Houghtaling
1830–1915
Eleanor Houghtaling
1835–1896
Conrad Houghtaling
1843–1846
John Henry Houghtaling
1847–

Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Houghtaling

    Male1795–1862Male

    Female1805–1873Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 4

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Dutch: see Hotaling .

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

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