Jane Wearmouth

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Wearmouth was born on 31 May 1806, in Middleton in Teesdale, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, Nicholas Wearmouth, was 29 and her mother, Mary Parker, was 29. She married Peter Richardson on 13 December 1828, in Middleton in Teesdale, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Coundon Gate, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Wingate, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 24 June 1892, in Woodland, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Richardson
Jane Wearmouth
Marriage: 13 December 1828
Ann Richardson
Fannie Richardson
Fannie Richardson
Mary Richardson
Mary Richardson
Nicholas Richardson
Phoebe Richardson
William Edward Richardson
John Richardson
John Wearmouth Richardson

Sources (21)

  • Jane Richardson in household of Peter Richardson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane Wearmouth - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Jane Wearmouth
  • Jane Wearmouth, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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Name Meaning

English (northern): habitational name from Bishop Wearmouth or Monkwearmouth (Durham). The placename is from the river Wear (see Wear ) + Old English mūtha ‘river mouth’.

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

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