Jane Barker Forsyth

29 April 1842–24 December 1928 (Age 86)
Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane Barker

When Jane Barker Forsyth was born on 29 April 1842, in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Irwin Forsyth, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Freeland Barker, was 26. She married James Clark Snyder on 14 September 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Ward 3 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 24 December 1928, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Clark Snyder
Jane Barker Forsyth
Marriage: 14 September 1861
Mary Elizabeth Snyder
Sarah Jane Snyder
James Edwin Snyder
Charles Simon Forsyth Snyder
John F Snyder
Theodore Albert Snyder

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 September 1861Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 8
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Forsythe .History: The statesman John Forsyth (1780–1841) was born at Fredericksburg, VA, a descendant of James Forsyth, who came to VA from Scotland in 1680. John was in public service for 30 years as representative, US senator, governor of Georgia, minister to Spain, and secretary of state.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Merle Snyder Foote by herself

    If any of my descendants should be interested in what happened in the good old days, I hereby leave a smattering of memories from some of the many years of my life. My father, James Edwin Snyder, a b …

    Sources (36)

    • Jane B Forsyth in entry for Sarah Jane Daley, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Jane Snyder in household of James Snyder, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Jane Forsyth in entry for Albert Forsyth Snyder, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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