Mary Jane Court

1863–16 January 1915 (Age 52)
Prince Edward Island, Canada

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Court was born in 1863, in Prince Edward Island, Canada, her father, Henry Court, was 27 and her mother, Matilda Bell Lowery, was 23. She married Laughlin MacCallum on 25 February 1884, in Prince Edward Island, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Lot 35, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1881 and Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 16 January 1915, in Kingston, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at the age of 52, and was buried in Donaldston, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Laughlin MacCallum
1860–1917
Mary Jane Court
1863–1915
Marriage: 25 February 1884
Matilda Mae McCallum
1884–1980
William Henry MacCallum
1890–
John Henry MacCallum
1885–1885
Annie Elma McCallum
1887–1971
Robert Maccallum
1888–1977
Eliza Ellen MacCallum
1891–1967
John Louis MacCallum Sr.
1892–1965
Mary Florence McCallum
1897–1947
Bessie Estella MacCallum
1898–1899
George Lester McCallum
1901–
Frederick Lorne McCallum
1904–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 February 1884
Prince Edward Island, Canada
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Court

    Male1836–1907Male

    Matilda Bell Lowery

    Female1840–1923Female

siblings

(12)

    Female1863–1915Female

    William Henry Court

    Male1864–1915Male

    Male1866–1945Male

    Female1868–Female

    Rebecca Catherine Court

    Female1870–1940Female

+7 More Children

World Events (2)

1869

Age 6

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1871

Age 8

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: topographic name from Middle English, Old French court(e), curt ‘court’ (Latin cohors, genitive cohortis, ‘yard’, ‘enclosure’). This word was used primarily with reference to the residence of the lord of a manor, and the surname is usually an occupational name for someone employed at a manorial court.2 English: nickname from Old French, Middle English curt ‘short’, ‘small’ (Latin curtus ‘curtailed’, ‘truncated’, ‘cut short’, ‘broken off’).3 Irish: reduced form of McCourt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary J. Court in household of Henry Court, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary Mccallum in household of Larchle Mccallum, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mary June Court in entry for Florence Foss, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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