Jane McKechnie

16 July 1846–24 July 1891 (Age 45)
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane McKechnie was born on 16 July 1846, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John McKechnie, was 23 and her mother, Jane Tinto Bee, was 19. She married Charles Eugene Walton on 22 February 1867, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1860 and Bluff, San Juan, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 24 July 1891, in Monticello, San Juan, Utah, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Monticello City Cemetery, Monticello, San Juan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Eugene Walton
Jane McKechnie
Marriage: 22 February 1867
Charles Eugene Walton Jr
Magnolia Frances Walton
Leona Jane Walton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 February 1867Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.
    Age 1
    The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 11
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish:Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhachtna ‘son of Fachtna’, usually Anglicized as Gaffney .Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Éignigh ‘son of Éigneach’, a name meaning ‘forceful’. Compare Heagney .

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

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    Story Highlight


    Jane Walton just completed her momentous, also very hazardous journey from Woodruff to Bluff, back in the pioneer days, when she had her vision. Alone one night with her three sleeping children, she …

    Sources (19)

    • Jane Hatch in household of Ira S Hatch, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jane Mcketch...E in entry for Charles Eugene Walton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • June Walten in household of Eugene Walten, "United States Census, 1880"

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