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Jane Tunnard Storey
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Birth: 1812
Donington
Lincolnshire, England
Death: Sep. 27, 1857
Brimfield
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Jane Tunnard was born in Donington, Lincolnshire, England in the approximate year 1812. She married Thomas Storey. She and Thomas had nine children while in Donington. Thomas, a farmer, was killed in 1852, after being thrown from a cart, when the horse pulling it became frightened and ran.

After Thomas died, the oldest son, Tunnard, emmigrated to the United States. Jane and the rest of the surviving children followed him within a year or two, settling initially in Delaware before continuing on to Illinois. The family settled in Peoria County, Illinois, but within a few years, Jane became ill and passed away from breast cancer. Her children, ranging in age from 5 to 19 years, were then taken in by relatives and the good people of Peoria County.

Her children were; (married names in parentheses)
Tunnard, Feb 28, 1838 - June 16, 1915
Joseph, Mar 14, 1840 - Jan 21, 1921
Elizabeth (Cooper), Apr 5, 1842 - 1888
Thomas J., Jul 27, 1842 - Jul 20, 1927
Hannah (Pearson), Aug 10, 1845 - Mar 7, 1913
Jacob, Nov 8, 1847 - Aug 5, 1911
William, May 14, 1848 - before 1852 in Donington
Mary Ann (Tobie), Sep 6, 1851 - Jun 3, 1925
and
Sarah Jane (Lovett), Sep 8, 1852 - Nov 26, 1903 
 
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 Spouse:
  Thomas Storey (1812 - 1852)*
 
 Children:
  Tunnard Storey (1838 - 1915)*
  Joseph Storey (1840 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 41 Years
 
Burial:
Brimfield Cemetery
Brimfield
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Couple of Gravers
Record added: Jul 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55179796
Jane <i>Tunnard</i> Storey
Added by: John Melton
 
Jane <i>Tunnard</i> Storey
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Added by: Karen Bink
 
 
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Thank you grandmother. Your courage and love for your children gave them and their decendents a chance at a better life in this country. I wish that fate had been kinder to you.
- Couple of Gravers
 Added: Jun. 27, 2011
 
 
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