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Jane Wright Earl

Jane Wright Earl was born in 1822 in Rugeley, Stafford, England and died in 1913 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The occupations of those in the Wright line were mainly coal miners or laborers and were born and lived mostly within a five mile radius.

Jane married Jonathan Earl 1847 in Rugeley, Stafford, England and they were the parents of 13 children.

Less than a year after their marriage, both Jonathan and Jane were baptized members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England.

They sailed from England in 1848 on the ship, Erin’s Queen and landed in New Orleans, Louisiana and then proceeded up the Mississippi River to St. Louis, Missouri 1848.

Jonathan and Jane left St. Louis, Missouri in 1850 and traveled to Council Bluffs, Iowa.

In 1852 they crossed the plains and upon their arrival in the Salt Lake Valley, Jonathan and Jane settled in the Tenth Ward and lived there until their deaths.

Left to right: Jane Wright Earl, Joseph Levi Earl (infant),  Joseph Henry Earl (standing), and Joseph Wright Earl.

Left to right: Jane Wright Earl, Joseph Levi Earl (infant),
Joseph Henry Earl (standing), and Joseph Wright Earl.

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