Jane Louise Atwood

1 March 1887–1964 (Age 76)
Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Jane Louise

When Jane Louise Atwood was born on 1 March 1887, in Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Burnham Gordon Atwood, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Margaret Missell, was 29. She lived in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1964, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence J Lillis
Jane Louise Atwood

Spouse and Children

    Lawrence J Lillis



Parents and Siblings

    Burnham Gordon Atwood


    Elizabeth Margaret Missell





    Chester John Atwood


    Elizabeth Angela twin Atwood


    Angela Mary twin 'Lena' Atwood


    Charles George Atwood


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 13

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode ‘by the wood’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jennie L Lillis in household of Laurence Lillis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie Lillis in household of Lawrence J Lillis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jane Lillie in household of Elizabeth Ronlean, "United States Census, 1940"

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