Elizabeth Jack

20 May 1841–4 August 1914 (Age 73)
Dalhousie, Lanark, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Jack was born on 20 May 1841, in Dalhousie, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, her father, James Jack, was 36 and her mother, Jean Hood, was 31. She married John Jackson on 9 October 1860, in Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in A Township, Algoma, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 4 August 1914, in Denbigh, Addington Highlands, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

John Jackson
Elizabeth Jack
Marriage: 9 October 1860
Susannah Jane Jackson
Alexander Jackson
James Jackson
William James Jackson
Marshall Elie Jackson
Henry Jackson
Robert John Jackson
Thomas Edward Jackson
Thaddeus Daniel Jackson
George Albert Jackson
Duncan Samuel Jackson
Sarah E Jackson

Spouse and Children

9 October 1860
Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 26

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.

Age 30

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 42

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: from a Middle English personal name, Jakke, from Old French Jacques, the usual French form of Latin Jacobus, which is the source of both Jacob and James . As a family name in Britain, this is almost exclusively Scottish.2 English and Welsh: from the same personal name as 1, taken as a pet form of John .3 German (also Jäck): from a short form of the personal name Jacob .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Jackson in household of John Jackson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Elizabeth Jackson in household of John Jackson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Elizabeth Jackson in household of John Jackson, "Canada Census, 1901"

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