Jane Keller

1805–Female
Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Keller was born in 1805, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, her father, Keller, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Culbertson, was 26.

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Keller
1777–
Margaret Culbertson
1779–
Robert Keller
1803–
Jane Keller
1805–
Eliza Keller
1807–

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World Events (3)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 5

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1812

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German kellaere ‘cellarman’, ‘cellar master’ (Latin cellarius, denoting the keeper of the cella ‘store chamber’, ‘pantry’). Hence an occupational name for the overseer of the stores, accounts, or household in general in, for example, a monastery or castle. Kellers were important as trusted stewards in a great household, and in some cases were promoted to ministerial rank. The surname is widespread throughout central Europe.2 English: either an occupational name for a maker of caps or cauls, from Middle English kellere, or an occupational name for an executioner, from Old English cwellere.3 Irish: reduced form of Kelleher .

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

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