Jane Duncomb

1815–November 1896 (Age 81)
Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Duncomb was born in 1815, in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Duncombe, was 22 and her mother, Abigail Tuckley, was 21. She married Daniel Appleby on 15 June 1841, in Rushall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died in November 1896, in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 81, and was buried in Willenhall Holy Trinity, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Appleby
Jane Duncomb
Marriage: 15 June 1841
Janette Appleby
Esau Appleby
Abel Appleby
Samuel Appleby
Abraham Appleby
Daniel Appleby

Spouse and Children

15 June 1841
Rushall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)


Age 0

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 18

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 28

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of various minor places named Duncombe, probably from Old English dūn ‘hill’ + Old English cumb ‘valley’. 2. probably a variant of Duncan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Appleby in household of Abraham Appleby, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Jane Appleby in household of Daniel Appleby, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Jane Appleby in household of Daniel Appleby, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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