Jane Harriet Fowles

26 August 1825–11 May 1890 (Age 64)
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane Harriet

When Jane Harriet Fowles was born on 26 August 1825, in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Fowles, was 37 and her mother, Ann Sheffield, was 26. She married Thomas Sheffield on 25 December 1848, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 May 1890, in Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Job Taylor Smith
Jane Harriet Fowles
Marriage: 6 May 1855
Susan Adelaide Sheffield
Louisa Jane Sheffield
Henry Job Smith
Lucy Fowles Smith
Wilford Fowles Smith
George Thomas Smith
Francis Harper Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 May 1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 18
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Fowle , with post-medieval excrescent -s.Scottish: variant of Foulis, a habitational name from Fowlis in Angus, or, less commonly, from Fowlis Wester in Strathearn, Perthshire.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Biography of Jane H Fowles Smith by her youngest son

    "My history, quite naturally begins with my parents, of whom I have reason to be justly proud. Both parents were born in England. My father, Job Smith, at the age of 12 years became secretary to an or …

    Sources (41)

    • Jane Fowles in entry for George Thomas Smith, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Jane Smith in household of Job Smith, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Unknown in entry for Susan A. Hess, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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