Jane Tatham

Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Tatham was born in 1847, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States, her father, John Tatham, was 48 and her mother, Mary Ann Stotts, was 37. She married John G Harris on 11 April 1859, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Hire Township, McDonough, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1900.

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Jane Tatham
John G Harris
Marriage: 11 April 1859
Flora J Harris
Viola Ann Harris
Emett C Harris
Alice Victoria Harris
John Gilbert Harris
Charles M Harris
Martha Ellen Harris
Milton Evan Harris

Spouse & Children

  • Female1847–Female

  • John G Harris


11 April 1859
Muskingum, Ohio, United States


  • Flora J Harris


  • Viola Ann Harris


  • Emett C Harris


  • Alice Victoria Harris


  • John Gilbert Harris


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Tatham


  • Mary Ann Stotts




  • Male1828–Male

  • Female1829–1912Female

  • Male1831–1907Male

  • William Tatham


  • Cornelia Tatham


+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made

Age 0

The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 13

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 34

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in northern Lancashire, so named from the Old English personal name Tāta ( see Tate ) + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jane Harris in household of John G Harris, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jane Harris in household of Flora J Conwell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jane Holtam in entry for Thomas D. Carnes and Alice V. Harris, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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