Jane Dister

Brief Life History of Jane

Jane Dister was born in 1566, in Sutton Valence, Kent, England as the daughter of John Dister and Mrs John Dister. She married Sir Richard Weston on 25 May 1583, in West Clandon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died in 1625, in London, England, at the age of 59, and was buried in Guildford, Surrey, England, United Kingdom.

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Sir Richard Weston
Jane Dister
Marriage: 25 May 1583
Steven Weston
Sir Richard Weston
Richard Weston

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  • Jane Distar in entry for Richard Weston, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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World Events (6)

1569 · State Lottery

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized

The Royal Exchange was organized in January 1571 by Sir Thomas Gresham. Gresham is known as the father of English banking.

1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Pfister ‘baker’. This surname is also found in France (mainly Lorraine, also Alsace). Compare Piester .

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

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