Jane Wroughton

1700–
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

Jane Wroughton was born in 1700, in England, United Kingdom.

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George Seymour
1705–
Jane Wroughton
1700–

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 101

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 108

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 115

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): habitational name from Troughton Hall in the parish of Kirkby Ireleth, Lancashire, so named from Old English trog ‘trough’, ‘hollow’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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