Maria Jane Kalar

Female4 April 1842–22 February 1913

Brief Life History of Maria Jane

When Maria Jane Kalar was born on 4 April 1842, in Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, her father, James Kalar, was 44 and her mother, Susannah Elizabeth Whiting, was 41. She married Daniel Ramey before 1865. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ancaster, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years and Brant, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 22 February 1913, in Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 70, and was buried in Ancaster, Wentworth, Upper Canada, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Ramey
Maria Jane Kalar
Marriage: before 1865
Nelson A Ramey
Emerilla Ramey
Emerson Ramey
Silas Ramey
Florence Ramey
Emeranda Ramey
Daniel Elmer Ramey
Lilian Isobel Ramey

Sources (19)

  • Jane Ramey in household of Isaic Fonfer, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane Kellar - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth-name: Maria Jane Kalar
  • Jane Ramey, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 1865
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1867 · Ontario Founded

    Age 25

    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.


    Age 27


    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 41

    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    Name Meaning

    Slovenian: topographic name derived from kal ‘shallow pool, filled with rainwater’.

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

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