Jane Fryer

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Fryer was born on 7 September 1823, in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Moses Fryer, was 37 and her mother, Eliza Miller, was 26. She married Francis Jorden on 24 October 1841, in Milford on Sea, Hampshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1853 and lived in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 18 March 1898, in Pinto, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Pinto Cemetery, Pinto, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Richard Harrison
Jane Fryer
Marriage: 25 February 1855
Richard Fryer Harrison
Brigham William Harrison
Ada Jane Harrison
Linnah Fryer Harrison
Moses Whitaker Harrison
Elizabeth Forsyth Harrison
Effie May Harrison

Sources (41)

  • Jane Jordon in household of Francis Jordon, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Jane Fryar, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

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.


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Name Meaning

English: variant of Freer 1.

Americanized form of German Freier or Freyer .

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

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Letters Written By The Fryer and Jorden Families

Letters Written By The Fryer and Jorden Families LETTER FROM FRANCIS JORDEN TO JANE FRYER JORDEN: Jackson, Amadore County, Calif. April 29, 1855 Dearest Jane, Not receiving a …

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