Jane Armstrong

18 January 1846–from 20 May 1871 to 30 May 1871 (Age 25)
Smethwick, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Armstrong was born on 18 January 1846, in Smethwick, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William R Armstrong, was 41 and her mother, Catherine Craddock, was 27. She married John Williams on 20 March 1860, in Camp Floyd, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died from 20 May 1871 to 30 May 1871, in Rush Valley, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Faust, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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John Williams
Jane Armstrong
Marriage: 20 March 1860
Sarah Jane Williams
Mary Catherine Williams
John Williams
Margaret May Williams
Jane Julia Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 March 1860Camp Floyd, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1852: Tooele, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Tooele, Utah, United States
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 8
    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.
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries: 1860: Shambip, Utah Territory, United States 1862: Tooele, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Tooele, Utah, United States

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish (mainly Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): nickname from Middle English arm + strang, for someone who was ‘strong in the arm’.Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O'Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’.History: This surname was brought to PA, NJ, and NH in the 18th century by several different families of northern Irish and northern English Protestants. One such was James Armstrong, who emigrated from Fermanagh to Cumberland County, PA, in 1745; another was John Armstrong (1720–95), who settled in Carlisle, PA, c. 1748.

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

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    Ship "Windermere" History

    Note: This is from a copy made on March 23, 1944, from the British Mission records of 1854 by Evelyn A. Sessions. On Wednesday, February 22, 1854, the ship Windermere sailed from Liverpool with 460 …

    Sources (19)

    • Jane Armstrong in household of William Armstrong, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Jane Armstrong in entry for Sarah J. Williams Chadwick, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Jane Williams in household of John Williams, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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