Janet Laird

13 January 1822–28 March 1896 (Age 74)
Kinnaird, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Janet

When Janet Laird was born on 13 January 1822, in Kinnaird, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Laird, was 40 and her mother, Jean Junkin, was 38. She married James Hardie Jenkins on 1 October 1842, in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Whitburn, Linlithgowshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 28 March 1896, in Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hardie Jenkins
Janet Laird
Marriage: 1 October 1842
Daughter Jenkins
John Laird Jenkins
Charles Laird Jenkins
Jane Jenkins
James Jenkins
Helen Hardie Jenkins
Jeanette Jenkins
James Hardie Jenkins
Margaret Jenkins
Henry Laird Jenkins
Elizabeth Laird Jenkins
Agnes Jenkins
Isabella Jenkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 October 1842Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1824 · Property Value is Estimated
    Age 2
    In 1824, the value of real estate in Brooklyn was estimated as $2,111,390 and personal property was estimated as $438,690.
    Age 21
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: status name for a landlord or landowner, from northern Middle English laverd ‘lord’.

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

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    Sources (34)

    • Jeanette Jenkins in household of James H Jenkins, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Jennet Laired in entry for Charles Laired Jenkins, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Janet Jenkins in household of James Jenkins, "United States Census, 1880"

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