Jane Green

8 November 1819–6 October 1901 (Age 81)
Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Green was born on 8 November 1819, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Green, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Higginson, was 30. She married Robert Hodson on 26 May 1844, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Fielding, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 6 October 1901, in Portage, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Portage Cemetery, Portage, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hodson
Jane Green
Marriage: 26 May 1844
Ann Hodgson
William Hodson
Joseph Hodson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 May 1844Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 6
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 23
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

    Name Meaning

    English: either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or was young or immature, or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green (Middle English grene, a transferred use of the color term). This is one of the most common and widespread of English surnames. In North America it has assimilated cognates from other languages, notably German Grün (see Gruen ) and Dutch Groen ; compare 7 below. This surname is also very common among African Americans.English: alternatively, from a Middle English personal name Grene.Irish: adopted for Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’, a personal name from a pet form of uaine ‘green’, see Honan .

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

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    JANUARY 29, 1883, AT HIS HOME PORTAGE, UTAH A few days ago William John, James John, Levi John, Joseph B. Hawkley, and William H. Gibbs met at Brother Wm. H. Gibbs' home for thepurpose of making arra …

    Sources (20)

    • Jane Green in household of Thomas Green, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Jane John, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Jane Hodson in entry for William Hodson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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