Jane Eliza Perry

Female30 June 1846–10 September 1915

Brief Life History of Jane Eliza

When Jane Eliza Perry was born on 30 June 1846, in Camden East Township, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada, her father, Peter Perry, was 37 and her mother, Hannah Stover Lucus, was 33. She married Andrew Hopper on 5 February 1867, in Camden, Kent, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bothwell, Kent, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Kent, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 10 September 1915, in Dresden, Kent, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 69, and was buried in Dresden, Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Hopper
Jane Eliza Perry
Marriage: 5 February 1867
Alexander Peter Hopper
Archibald Hopper
Marietta Alvina Hopper
William Henry Hopper
Allen Egbert Hopper
Edith Isabella Hopper

Sources (23)

  • Jane E Perry, "Ontario Census, 1861"
  • Eliza Perry, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Jane Eliza Hopper, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1867Camden, Kent, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (5)

    1867 · Ontario Founded

    Age 21

    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 23


    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 37

    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

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of the personal name Harry (see Harris ).

    English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree (Middle English piri(e), peri(e), puri(e), Old English pirige, pyrige), or a habitational name for someone who owned or came from a place so named. This surname and a number of variants have been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Marriage Jane Eliza Perry

    Marriage Registration in Kent County Marriages 1857-1869 Vol II: Andrew Hooper age 26 of Camden Canada s/o Andrew and Mary Jane Hopper m. Eliza Perry age 21 of Camden Canada d/o Peter and Hannah Perr …

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