Jane Eliza Atwood

Brief Life History of Jane Eliza

When Jane Eliza Atwood was born on 20 February 1825, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Elisha Atwood, was 45 and her mother, Anna Hartshorn, was 37. She married George Washington Slade on 21 November 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died on 21 November 1891, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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George Washington Slade
Jane Eliza Atwood
Marriage: 21 November 1844
Geneva Constanza Slade
Juliette Amanda Slade
Orville Eugene Slade
Florence Ann Slade
Alice Ella Slade
Jane Elizabeth Slade
Oscar Fitzaldn Slade
George Washington Atwood Slade
Anna Mary Capitola Pauline Atwood "Capitola" Slade
Mary Slade

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  • Jane Slade in household of George Slade, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Elizabeth, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Jane E. Atwood, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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.

1845 · Oh My Father

"In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode (Old English æt thǣm wuda) ‘by the wood’.

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

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History of Elisha Atwood

The History of Elisha Atwood Written by Anjanette Stone, A 5th great granddaughter Elisha Atwood was born September 13, 1779 in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut to Herman Atwood (b. 1738, Eastham, B …

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