Jane Norton

about 1810–1878 (Age 68)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Jane

When Jane Norton was born about 1810, in Ontario, Canada, her father, Eleazer Norton, was 30 and her mother, Anna Brock, was 21. She married George Shier on 26 December 1836, in Brock, Durham, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1878, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

George Shier
1806–1890
Jane Norton
1810–1878
Marriage: 26 December 1836
Rachel Shier
1837–
Theouphilus Shier
1840–1892
James Shier
1842–1906
Augustus Shier
1845–1874
George Shier
1847–1910
William Henry Shier
1849–1889
Mary Jane Shier
1849–1896
John Wesley Shier
1854–1929

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 December 1836
Brock, Durham, Ontario, Canada
children

(8)

    Rachel Shier

    Female1837–Female

    Theouphilus Shier

    Male1840–1892Male

    James Shier

    Male1842–1906Male

    Male1845–1874Male

    George Shier

    Male1847–1910Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Ester Norton

    Female1807–Female

    Susan Norton

    Female1809–1876Female

    Female1810–1878Female

    John Norton

    Male1812–1897Male

    Hannah Norton

    Female1815–Female

+9 More Children

World Events (2)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 57

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.
1871

Age 61

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places so called, from Old English norð ‘north’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. In some cases, it is a variant of Norrington .2 Irish: altered form of Naughton , assimilated to the English name.3 Jewish (American): adoption of the English name in place of some like-sounding Ashkenazic name.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jane Norton in entry for Wesley Shier and Margaret Du Kelow, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Jane Shier in entry for George Shier and Jane Martin, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Jane Morton in entry for George Shier, "Canada, Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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