Jane McLaws

20 September 1818–12 June 1891 (Age 72)
Renfrewshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane McLaws was born on 20 September 1818, in Renfrewshire, Scotland, her father, John McLaws, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Whitworth, was 17. She married Orrin Alonzo Perry on 18 March 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Three Mile Creek, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 12 June 1891, at the age of 72, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orrin Alonzo Perry
Jane McLaws
Marriage: 18 March 1856

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 March 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    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 · """The """"Radical War""""."""
    Age 2
    The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.
    Age 28
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Perhaps an altered form of Scottish or Irish McLeish .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Jane McLaws Perry -

    *(I, Pat Bird Sager, started this history in 2012, but never quite finished it - so I thought I would post what I had written, and perhaps I will finish it later on.) SECTION VII - JANE Mc LAWS …

    Sources (25)

    • Jane Perry in household of Alonzo Perry, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Jane Perry in household of Orin A Perry, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jane Mclawes, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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