Anne Elizabeth Janes

11 August 1812–17 September 1870 (Age 58)
Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Anne Elizabeth

When Anne Elizabeth Janes was born on 11 August 1812, in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Janes, was 30 and her mother, Lavina Isabella Pepoon, was 27. She married Bradford Leonard on 8 October 1838, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 17 September 1870, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bradford Leonard
Anne Elizabeth Janes
Marriage: 8 October 1838
George Bradford Leonard
John Taylor Leonard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1838Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 8
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 18
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): variant of Jane , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s (see Jayne ).Slovenian and Croatian (of Slovenian origin) (Janeš): variant of Slovenian Janež, from an old equivalent of the Latin personal name Johannes (see John ), or a topographic name or metonymic occupational name from janež ‘anise’. Compare Yanes .Czech (Janeš, Jáneš): from a pet form of the personal name Jan .

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

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    Sources (29)

    • Ann E Leonard in household of Bradford Leonard, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Ann E J Leonard, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Ann Lenard in household of John Lenard, "United States Census, 1870"

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