Jacob Nicholas Shaver

18 November 1823–4 March 1896 (Age 72)
Osnabruck, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Jacob Nicholas

When Jacob Nicholas Shaver was born on 18 November 1823, in Osnabruck, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada, his father, Johnns Nicholas Scheaffer Shaver, was 36 and his mother, Hannah Anna Nancy Stata, was 32. He married Christy Ann Cryderman on 13 January 1846, in Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 4 March 1896, in Osnabruck, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pleasant Valley, Billings, Manitoulin, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Nicholas Shaver
Christy Ann Cryderman
Marriage: 13 January 1846
John A Shaver
Eli Jacob Shaver
Sarah Ann Shaver
Nancy Ann Shaver
Rosina Catherine Shaver
George S. Shaver
Mary Elizabeth Shaver
Delila Victoria Shaver
Philip Hiram Shaver
Minerva Etta Shaver

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 January 1846Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (4)

    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 44
    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 48
    British Columbia joins the confederation.
    1883 · Mining Boom
    Age 60
    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

    Americanized form of German Schaefer ‘shepherd’.Americanized form of Slovenian Šaver (see Saver ).Americanized form of Dutch Schaver ‘carpenter’.

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Jacob Shaver, "Canada Census, 1881"
    • Jacob H Shaver in entry for Edwin Cryderman and Delia Shaver, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • J. Shaver in entry for Mary E. Mcmillan, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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