Jane Ann Burnhope

17 January 1840–28 April 1865 (Age 25)
East Boldon, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane Ann

When Jane Ann Burnhope was born on 17 January 1840, in East Boldon, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, Isaac Burnhope, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Charlton, was 33. She married Nathaniel Spens on 4 September 1861, in St John, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Whitburn, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 28 April 1865, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Spens
Jane Ann Burnhope
Marriage: 4 September 1861
Isabella Ervine Spens
William Burnhope Spens

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 September 1861St John, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 2
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    Age 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 14
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.

    Name Meaning

    English: locative name from Burnhope (Durham).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Story Highlight

    Nathanial Spens (story compiled for Olsen family reunion 2018)

    Nathaniel Spens was born June 21, 1838 in Scotland. He was one of 11 children. At age 14 and only a year after his mother's death, Nathaniel was apprenticed learn the art of painting. When his appren …

    Sources (6)

    • Jane Burnhope in household of Isaac Burnhope, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Mary Jane Burmop in entry for Isabella Ervine Loyd, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mrs Nathaniel Spence in entry for Mrs Isabell Lloyd, "Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850-2005"

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