Jane Guess

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Guess was born in 1806, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Joseph Guess, was 44 and her mother, Constance Taylor, was 40. She married Matthew Clinton on 8 December 1826, in Caldwell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Princeton, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 January 1878, in Caldwell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Caldwell, Kentucky, United States.

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George Robert Guess
Jane Guess
Marriage: 4 February 1834
Patilla R. Guess
Jesse Guess
Sarah Jane Guess
George Robert Guess
Jesse Guess
Wesley T. Guess

Sources (12)

  • Jane Guess in household of Alfred Williamson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Guess, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Jane Guess Clinton/Guess, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.

1830 · Trail of Tears

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Name Meaning

English (southern): probably a variant of Guest with loss of final -t.

South German (Güss): see Guss .

German: variant of Geis .

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

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