Elizabeth Jack

Female20 May 1841–4 August 1914

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Jack was born on 20 May 1841, in Dalhousie, 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
Elizabeth Jack
Marriage: 9 October 1860
Susannah Jane Jackson
Alexander Jackson
James William 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

Sources (31)

  • Elizabeth Jack in entry for Thomas Jackson, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Elizabeth Jackson in household of John Jackson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Elizabeth Jackson in entry for James Jackson and Jane Holmes, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 October 1860Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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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 28


    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

    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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