Jeanette Nisbet

25 December 1864–1 December 1915 (Age 50)
Plympton, Lambton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Jeanette

When Jeanette Nisbet was born on 25 December 1864, in Plympton, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, her father, David Nisbet, was 50 and her mother, Agnes Donald, was 42. She married Alva Sullivan on 1 January 1896, in Plympton, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Dundas, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 1 December 1915, in Williamsburgh, Dundas, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 50.

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Alva Sullivan
Jeanette Nisbet
Marriage: 1 January 1896
Marion Agnes Sullivan
William Franklin Sullivan
Jesse Alva Sullivan

Spouse and Children

1 January 1896
Plympton, Lambton, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 3

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 5

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 19

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

Scottish: variant of Nesbitt .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jannet Nisbet in household of David Nisbet, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Jeannette Sullivan in household of Alva Sullivan, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Jeanette Nisbet in entry for William Franklin Sullivan and Lorena Merle Rawson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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