Jane Davenport

23 October 1815–29 March 1905 (Age 89)
Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Davenport was born on 23 October 1815, in Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Robert Davenport, was 29 and her mother, Phebe Nesbitt, was 19. She married Samuel Van Loon in 1834, in Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 29 March 1905, in Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Van Loon
1811–1885
Jane Davenport
1815–1905
Marriage: 1834
Harrison Newton Van Loon
1834–
Robert Davenport VanLoan
1837–
Phoebe Van Loon
1852–
Emma VanLoon
1854–
Wayman VanLoan
1838–1894
Burton Van Loon
1841–1880
Evert Van Loon
1841–1870
Ziba Van Loon
1844–1911
Thomas Van Loon
1845–
Livia Van Loon
1848–
Lydia Van Loon
1850–1856
Samuel Van Loon
1856–
James Van Loon
1857–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1834
Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(13)

    Harrison Newton Van Loon

    Male1834–Male

    Robert Davenport VanLoan

    Male1837–Male

    Wayman VanLoan

    Male1838–1894Male

    Burton Van Loon

    Male1841–1880Male

    Evert Van Loon

    Male1841–1870Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1846

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Davenport, from the Dane river (apparently named with a Celtic cognate of Middle Welsh dafnu ‘to drop’, ‘to trickle’) + Old English port ‘market town’.2 Irish (County Tipperary): English surname adopted by bearers of Munster Gaelic Ó Donndubhartaigh ‘descendant of Donndubhartach’, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + dubh ‘black’ + artach ‘nobleman’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Vanloon in household of Samuel Vanloon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Vanloon in household of Samuel Vanloon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jane Davenport Van Loon, "Find A Grave Index"

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