Jane Blunt

1834–
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Blunt was born in 1834, in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Blunt, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Nobles, was 27. She married George Watts on 15 October 1855, in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. In 1871, at the age of 37, her occupation is listed as machinist in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

George Watts
1836–1891
Jane Blunt
1834–
Marriage: 15 October 1855
Alfred Watts
1858–
Mary Watts
1860–
Elizabeth Watts
1863–
Hepzibah Watts
1865–
George Watts
1869–
John Watts
1871–
Sarah J. Watts
1874–
Nelly Watts
1875–

Spouse and Children

    George Watts

    Male1836–1891Male

    Female1834–Female

MARRIAGE
15 October 1855
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
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World Events (8)

1843

Age 9

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 20

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 46

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for someone with fair hair or a light complexion, from Anglo-Norman French blunt ‘blond’ (Old French blund, blond, of Germanic origin). 2. nickname for a stupid person, from Middle English blunt, blont ‘dull’, ‘stupid’ (probably from Old English blinnan ‘to stop’, or Old Norse blundr ‘sleep’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Whitsey in household of George Whitsey, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Jane Watts in household of George Watts, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Jane Watts in household of George Watts, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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