Jane Richards

28 November 1848–1908 (Age 59)
Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Richards was born on 28 November 1848, in Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, David Richards, was 25 and her mother, Margaret Jones, was 30. She married Peter John Moss on 18 November 1870, in Lander, Nevada, United States. She lived in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States in 1900. She died in 1908, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Peter John Moss
1837–1883
Jane Richards
1848–1908
Marriage: 18 November 1870

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1870Lander, Nevada, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
    Age 2
    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
    1863
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English and German: patronymic from the personal name Richard . Richards is a frequent name in Wales.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Richard

    Sources (10)

    • Jane Moss, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Jane Richards, "United States Western States Marriage Index"
    • Jane Richards, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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