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Jane (Wetherburn) Postlethwaite (1754 - 1814)

Jane Postlethwaite formerly Wetherburn
Born in Whittington, Lancashire, Englandmap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
Wife of — married 1777 in Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Dalton, Lancashire, , Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Nov 2011
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Jane Wetherburn was born about 1754 and baptised at Whittington, Lancashire, on 1 Jan 1755. She was the daughter of John Wetherburn. [1]

She married James Postlethwaite in 1777 at Dalton in Furness. [2]


  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Jane Wetherburn, 01 Jan 1755); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 0844794 IT 3.
  2. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), James Postlethwaite and Jane Weatherburn, 1777; citing Dalton In Furness, Lancashire, England, reference 2:3ZT4SSB, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,471,899.

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Wedderburn-17 and Wetherburn-1 appear to represent the same person because: Same father. Baptised 1 Jan 1755, hence difference in year of birth. Wetherburn is the name at baptism. See note on Wetherburn-1 regarding mother. Thanks for merging.
posted by Gillian Thomas

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