Mary Jane Court

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

The Life Summary 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
about 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 1884Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1869
    Age 6
    ""
    1871
    Age 8
    British Columbia joins the confederation.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic or occupational name from Middle English curt, court ‘large house’ (a word of the same ultimately Latin origin as 2 below), denoting someone who lived or worked in a manor house or castle, a courtly retainer.French: topographic name from Old French co(u)rt ‘court, farmyard’ (from Latin cohors, cors, genitive cohortis, cortis ‘court, farmyard, enclosure’).English and French: nickname for a physically small man, or ironically for a large man, from the adjective Middle English curt, Old French co(u)rt ‘short, small’ (from Latin curtus ‘curtailed, truncated, cut short, broken off’). Compare French Lecourt .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Decoursey
    Curtis
    Lecourt
    Courtier
    Cort
    Courts
    Courtade
    Harcourt
    Cournoyer
    Curt
    Delcourt
    Courtemanche
    Courchesne

    Sources (10)

    • Mary J. Court in household of Henry Court, "Canada Census, 1881"
    • Mary Jane Court, "Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888"
    • Mary June Court in entry for Florence Foss, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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