Jane Gadd

30 March 1839–14 June 1863 (Age 24)
Orwell, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Gadd was born on 30 March 1839, in Orwell, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Gadd, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Eliza Chapman, was 24. She married Levi Hunt on 28 June 1858, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 14 June 1863, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Hunt
Jane Gadd
Marriage: 28 June 1858
Joseph William Hunt
Levi Alderman Hunt
Samuel Sylvester Hunt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1858Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (5)

    Age 4
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 15
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English: perhaps a nickname from Old French gade ‘goat’; the animal was noted for its supposedly lascivious behavior.English: perhaps from Middle English gadde (Old Norse gaddr) ‘sharp-pointed metal spike, goad’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a cattle driver or, more likely, a nickname for a persistent and irritating person.Swedish: apparently a nickname from gadd ‘sting’.

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Jane Hunt in household of Levi Hunt, "United States Census, 1860"
    • unknown in entry for Levi A. Hunt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Jane Gadd, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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