Jane Hird

30 September 1832–19 October 1916 (Age 84)
Thorpe in Rothwell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Hird was born on 30 September 1832, in Thorpe in Rothwell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Stephen Hird, was 34 and her mother, Jane Throup, was 31. She married John Lambert Maxwell on 6 March 1860, in Keighley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1860 and lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 19 October 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lambert Maxwell
1837–1905
Jane Hird
1832–1916
Marriage: 6 March 1860
Sam Hird
1852–1931
Mary Ellen Hird Maxwell
1861–1938
John Stephen Maxwell
1863–1946
Jane Elizabeth Maxwell
1865–1943
Sarah Ann Maxwell
1867–1947
James Hird Maxwell
1868–1936
Margaret Hird Maxwell
1870–1961
Thomas Hird Maxwell
1872–1960
Alice Marie Maxwell
1874–1945
Camelia Hird Maxwell
1877–1878
William Hird Maxwell
1879–1945

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1860Keighley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1843
    Age 11
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 22
    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

    English: variant of Heard .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Heard

    Story Highlight

    Maxwell, John Stephen - A biography

    This is a compilation from sketches written by members of his family on the 100th anniversary of his birth. John Stephen Maxwell was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on February 11, 1863. He was the …

    Sources (46)

    • Jane Maxwell in household of John L Maxwell, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Jane Hird in entry for Alice Maria Jacobsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Jane Hird Maxwell in household of John L Maxwell, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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