Elizabeth Jack

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Jack was born on 20 May 1841, in Dalhousie Township, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, her father, James Jack, was 44 and her mother, Christian Bullock, was 46. 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
1831–1914
Elizabeth Jack
1841–1914
Marriage: 9 October 1860
Susannah Jane Jackson
1860–1951
Alexander Jackson
1862–
James William Jackson
1865–
William James Jackson
1867–1952
Marshall Elie Jackson
1868–1952
Henry Jackson
1869–
Robert John Jackson
1872–1960
Thomas Edward Jackson
1873–1953
Thaddeus Daniel Jackson
1875–1961
George Albert Jackson
1877–
Duncan Samuel Jackson
1879–
Sarah E Jackson
1890–

Sources (32)

  • Elisabeth Jackson in household of John Jackson, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Elizabeth Jack, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Elizabeth Jack Jackson, "Ontario Deaths,1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

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

British Columbia joins the confederation.

1883 · Mining Boom

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

English and Scottish: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Jak, Jakke, Jagge, Jake, Jeke, Jegge, a Picard-Flemish denasalized form of Old Picard and Middle Dutch Janke, a pet form of Jan (see John ). It was introduced by Flemings and Picards into Norman and Anglo-Norman usage, whence it became a common English and Scottish pet form of John. Although the surname is mainly Scottish in distribution, it also occurs in England, though the more common form there is Jackson .

English: occasionally perhaps from a Middle English borrowing of the Old French personal name Jacque(s) (James). However, it is uncertain whether English Jack was ever used as an alternative to James.

Native American (e.g. Navajo): adoption of the English personal name Jack (see 1 above) as a surname.

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

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