Jane M. Barnum

Brief Life History of Jane M.

When Jane M. Barnum was born on 12 June 1815, in Vermont, United States, her father, Zenus Barnum, was 32 and her mother, Anna Keeler, was 26. She lived in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Zenus Barnum
1783–1860
Anna Keeler
1789–1870
Adelia Barnum
1810–
George Todd Barnum
1811–1863
Herman Barnum
1813–1814
Jane M. Barnum
1815–
Herman Barnum
1817–1877

Sources (1)

  • Jane Barnum in household of Hermon Barnum, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Barnham: habitational name from any of the places called Barnham in Suffolk and West Sussex, or Barnham Broom in Norfolk, all of which were named with the male personal name Beorn or Beorna + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

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

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