Jane Narcissus Shurtliff

29 September 1840–10 April 1924 (Age 83)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Jane Narcissus

When Jane Narcissus Shurtliff was born on 29 September 1840, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Luman Andros Shurtleff, was 33 and her mother, Eunice Bagg Gaylord, was 30. She married Pleasant Green Taylor on 6 April 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1870 and Harrisville, Weber, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 April 1924, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pleasant Green Taylor
Jane Narcissus Shurtliff
Marriage: 6 April 1857
John Emerson Taylor
Nephi Fernando Taylor
Green Taylor
Elizabeth Jane Taylor
Lydia Emeline Taylor
Orson Shurtliff Taylor
William Heber Taylor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 1
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Shircliff .

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

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    Sources (50)

    • Jane Shurtliff in household of Luman Shurtliff, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jane Y Shirtleff in entry for John Emmerson Taylor and Mrs. Caroline Kendrick, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Jane Narcissa Taylor, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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