Janet Downie

8 April 1810–3 June 1872 (Age 62)
North Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Janet

When Janet Downie was born on 8 April 1810, in North Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Downie, was 38 and her mother, Agnes McDonald Clark, was 25. She married John Hardie on 10 February 1829, in Deptford, Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 3 June 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hardie
Janet Downie
Marriage: 10 February 1829
Alexander John Hardie
Phyllis Sarah Hardie
Agnes Downie Hardie
Margaret Hardie
Grace Isabella Hardie
John Francis Hardie
Grace Hardie
James McDonald Hardie
Margaret Alison Mary Dall Hardie

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1829Deptford, Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1811 · The Tron Riot
    Age 1
    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 20
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Downey 3.Irish: Scottish form of Irish Downey 1 or 2.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Grace Hardie & the Wolf

    In 1856 when Grace Hardie was 13 years old, she walked across the plains with her mother, Janet Downie Hardie, 4 siblings (Phillis, John F., James M., and Agnes) and Janet’s sister, Margaret Downie …

    Sources (34)

    • Janet Deconey in entry for Phyllis Ferguson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Jennett Hardie in entry for Alexander John Hardie, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Jannet Downie, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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