Jane Elizabeth Dunn

8 May 1827–28 May 1901 (Age 74)
Alveley, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane Elizabeth

When Jane Elizabeth Dunn was born on 8 May 1827, in Alveley, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Wheeler, was 22 and her mother, Hannah Dunn, was 20. She married William Bowyer Shelley on 10 November 1845, in Chetton, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 28 May 1901, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Bowyer Shelley
1819–1869
Jane Elizabeth Dunn
1827–1901
Marriage: 10 November 1845
William Boyer Shelley
1846–1864
Hannah Shelley
1847–1914
Stephen Shelley
1849–1921
John Lyon Shelley
1850–1852
Samuel Levi Shelley
1852–1936
George Heber Shelley
1854–1862
Jane Elizabeth Shelley
1856–1892
Joseph Moroni Dunn Shelley
1858–1929
Ellen Mary Shelley
1860–1926
James Boyer Shelley
1861–1912
Sarah Ann Shelley
1863–1939
David Edward Shelley
1865–1940
Emmaline Shelley
1868–1868

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1845Chetton, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830
    Age 3
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 6
    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.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 27
    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

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brown-haired’ or ‘chieftain’. Compare Dunne . This name has sometimes been Anglicized as Brown .English: nickname for a dark complexioned or swarthy man, from Middle English dun ‘dun, dark’ (Old English dunn ‘dull brown’).Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’. Compare Dun .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Dunne
    Brown
    Don
    Done
    Dunsford
    Dunford
    Donn
    Dunson
    Dun

    Sources (46)

    • Jane Bates in household of Horbert Bates, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Jane Dunn in entry for James Henry Barratt and Sarah Wagstaff, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Jane Dunn in entry for James B. Shelley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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