Jane Wilkinson

Female24 April 1824–18 February 1916

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Wilkinson was born on 24 April 1824, in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, William H. Wilkinson, was 30 and her mother, Rhoda Sawyer, was 25. She married John Leland Rounds on 10 December 1846. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Henderson, Jefferson, New York, United States for about 15 years and Adams, Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1910. She died on 18 February 1916, in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Mannsville, Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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John Leland Rounds
Jane Wilkinson
Marriage: 10 December 1846
Dr. William Ethelbert Rounds
Charles A Rounds

Sources (7)

  • Jane Rounds in household of William Wilkinson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jane W. Rounds, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jane Wilkinson in entry for Wm Ethelbert Rounds, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 December 1846
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    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.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 3

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


    Age 39

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic (‘son of Wilkin’) from Wilkin . Compare Wilkerson .

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

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