Jane Brammer

about 1727–
Scarcliffe, Derbyshire, England

The Life of Jane

Jane Brammer was born about 1727, in Scarcliffe, Derbyshire, England. She married William Unwin on 11 November 1748, in Scarcliffe, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Unwin
1733–
Jane Brammer
1727–
Marriage: 11 November 1748
William Unwin
1750–
Jane Unwin
1753–
Mary Unwin
1756–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 November 1748
Scarcliffe, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

World Events (5)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 25

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 27

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 43

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

Name Meaning

1 German; Danish and Swedish (of German origin): habitational name from either of two places called Brammer, near Rendsburg and Verden.2 English: variant of Bramhall , or possibly a habitational name from Breamore in Hampshire (from Old English brōm ‘broom’ + mōr ‘moor’, ‘marsh’).3 Possibly a variant of Bremmer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Bramner, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Jane in entry for Mary, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jane in entry for Mary Unwin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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