Facts and Events
There are 2 vital records available on MyHeritage for Jane Nelson, including birth records, marriage records, and death records. Vital records are historical records that are typically recorded around the actual time of the event, which means they are likely accurate. Vital records include information like the event date and place, and the person's occupation and residence. Vital records also often include information about the person's relatives. For example, birth and marriage records include names of parents and divorce records list the names of children.
Jane's parents were William Nelson and Martha Ford, both born in England. John Nelson, who married Lydia Bartlett and is in this database, was Jane's brother.
From Savage's Genealogical Dictionary
WILLIAM, Plymouth, m[arried]. 27 Oct. 1640, Martha Ford, d[aughter]. of the wid[owed]. passeng[er]. in the Fortune 1621; one of the purch[asers]. in 1662 of Middleborough, had, perhaps, John, b[orn]. 8 June 1617; Jane, or Joan, 28 Feb. 1651. In 1668 the wife of a William of Plymouth was Martha. His d[aughter]. Jane m[arried]. 13 Dec. 1672, Thomas Faunce. Seventeen of this name had, in 1834, been at the N[ew]. E[ngland]. coll[eges]. of wh[om]. three only at Harv[ard]
From Burial Hill
--ere Mrs. Jane Fau-- Eld.r Thomas Fau-- Aug.t ye 6th 171-- (Aug. 8 1717 children) Vol. 1.P.33 in the 67th year of her age.