Jane Capstick

14 March 1803–7 August 1881 (Age 78)
Westmorland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Capstick was born on 14 March 1803, in Westmorland, England, United Kingdom, her father, Christopher Capstick, was 44 and her mother, Anne Allison, was 34. She married Robert Adams in 1837, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 7 August 1881, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Adams
Jane Capstick
Marriage: 1837
Peter Adams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1837Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
    Age 12
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 22
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): variant of Copestake, a nickname for a woodcutter, from Old French couper ‘to cut’ + Middle English stikke ‘stick’ or stake ‘pin, stake’.

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

    Sources (11)

    • Jane in entry for Peter Adams, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Jane Capstick, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
    • Jane Capstick Adams, "Find A Grave Index"

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