Jane Alice Merritt

Brief Life History of Jane Alice

When Jane Alice Merritt was born on 9 November 1821, in Cold Ash, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Merritt, was 32 and her mother, Alice Blackney, was 25. She married John Adams on 7 July 1850, in Thatcham, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Thatcham, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 11 July 1893, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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John Adams
Jane Alice Merritt
Marriage: 7 July 1850
Alice Jane Adams
Henry Adams
Harriet Jane Adams

Sources (15)

  • Jane Adams in household of John Adams, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Jane Merritt, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jane Merritt, "England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-1920"

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EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Baby Warren BIRTH 14 Nov 1835 DEATH 14 Nov 1835 BURIAL Vine Bluff Cemetery Nephi, Juab County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 26896195 · View Source


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Name Meaning

English: variant of Merriott , Marriott , or Marritt. The last of these is most often a variant of Merriott or Marriott , but possibly in some instances from Middle English Marret or Merret, a syncopated form of Margaret, Mergeret.

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

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