Mary Jane Court

Female1863–16 January 1915

Brief Life History 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
Mary Jane Court
Marriage: 25 February 1884
Matilda McCallum
William Henry MacCallum
about 1890–
John Henry MacCallum
Annie Elma McCallum
Robert Maccallum
Eliza Ellen MacCallum
John Louis MacCallum Sr.
Mary Florence McCallum
Bessie Estella MacCallum
George Lester McCallum
Frederick Lorne McCallum

Sources (10)

  • Mary J. Court in household of Henry Court, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary Jane Court, "Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888"
  • Mary Jane Court McCallum, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 February 1884Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (2)


    Age 6



    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.

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