Jane McKeown

24 July 1823–21 June 1904 (Age 80)
Beckwith, Lanark, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane McKeown was born on 24 July 1823, in Beckwith, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, her father, William Thomas McKeown, was 25 and her mother, Jane Lucas, was 22. She married Robert Gardner Jr. on 17 March 1841, in Warwick, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Pine Valley, Washington, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 June 1904, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Pine Valley Cemetery, Pine Valley, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Gardner Jr.
Jane McKeown
Marriage: 17 March 1841
Robert Rierson Gardner
Mary Jane Gardner
Margaret Gardner
William Gardner
Sarah Gardner
Elizabeth Gardner
James Gardner
Thomas Henry Gardner
Reuben Gardner
Jane Callender Gardner
Hyrum Ozro Gardner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1841Warwick, Lambton, Ontario, Canada
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1833 Cook, Illinois, United States 1836: Will, Illinois, United States
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Declan, Donovan, Niall.Irish (northern) and Scottish: variant of McEwen 1.

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

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    Margaret Calendar

    Margaret Calendar Gardner by Marie Widdison Haws Margaret Calendar was born at or near Falkirk, Sterlingshire, Scotland in January 1777. She was the daughter of Archibald and Margaret Ewen Calen …

    Sources (49)

    • Jane McKeown in entry for Thomas Henry Gardner, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Jane Gardner in household of Robert Gardner, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Jane Mcewen in entry for William Gardner and Mary Jane Thomas, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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