Jane Parkinson

16 February 1821–8 September 1899 (Age 78)
Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Parkinson was born on 16 February 1821, in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Parkinson, was 45 and her mother, Jenny Townshend, was 36. She married Charles Atkinson on 3 December 1838, in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 8 September 1899, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Atkinson
Jane Parkinson
Marriage: 3 December 1838
Eliza Atkinson
John William Atkinson
Jane Atkinson
Mary Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
Maria Althera Atkinson
Marintha Ann Atkinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1838Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 12
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 22
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly northern): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Parkin + -son. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Jane Parkinson: Life in England

    Written by Alice May Cutler, 2004 JANE'S LIFE IN ENGLAND During the 33-day voyage of the General McClellan, Jane's thoughts must have turned back to her life in England and to the family …

    Sources (27)

    • Jane Parkinson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Jane Atkinson in household of Chas Atkinson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Jane Parkinson, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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