Mary Jane Storey

Brief Life History of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Storey was born on 21 November 1840, in England, United Kingdom, her father, Jonathan Storey, was 30 and her mother, Mary Heslop, was 25. She married George Jackson on 4 June 1862, in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Cardwell, Ontario, Canada in 1871 and Simcoe, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 10 January 1917, at the age of 76, and was buried in Alliston Union Cemetery, Alliston, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

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George Jackson
Mary Jane Storey
Marriage: 4 June 1862
Margaret Jane Jackson
Mary Ellen Jackson
Louisa A Jackson
George Arthur Jackson
Clara Jackson
Rachel Laura Augusta Jackson
Lillie Florence Jackson
Mabel Alma Jackson

Sources (23)

  • Mary J Story, "Canada, Ontario Census, 1861"
  • Mary Jane Story, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Mary Jane Storey Jackson, "Find A Grave Index"

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1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Story .

Perhaps also an altered form of Swiss German Störi, a variant of Storer . Compare Story 3.

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

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