Mary Jane Old

1832–25 April 1892 (Age 60)
Caledonia, Haldimand, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Old was born in 1832, in Caledonia, Haldimand, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Old, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Moody, was 20. She married Nelson Baker in 1853, in Caledonia, Haldimand, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Blenheim, Oxford, Ontario, Canada in 1871. She died on 25 April 1892, in Ontario, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Nelson Baker
1833–1889
Mary Jane Old
1832–1892
Marriage: 1853
Mary Matilda Baker
1854–1949
Elizabeth Baker
1855–1956
Elizabeth Jane Baker
1859–1956
Henry Baker
1859–1938
Frances Jane Baker
1861–1913
John N Baker
1863–
William H Baker
1866–1867
William Horace Baker
1868–1935
Joseph Lawrence Baker
1870–1947
Jessie Lenore Baker
1871–1955
Aletta "Lettie" Baker
1875–1881

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1853
Caledonia, Haldimand, Ontario, Canada
children

(11)

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Parents and Siblings

    John Old

    Male1803–1852Male

    Mary Ann Moody

    Female1812–1851Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1832–1892Female

    Francis William Moody Old

    Male1837–1924Male

    Horace M. Old

    Male1838–1909Male

World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 35

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.
1869

Age 37

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 51

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 English: from Middle English old, not necessarily implying old age, but rather used to distinguish an older from a younger bearer of the same personal name.2 North German form of Alt , like the English name a distinguishing name for the older of two bearers of a personal name.3 Americanized form of German Alt .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Olds in entry for Henry Baker, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Mary Jane Baker in entry for Andrew Fuller and Janet Baker, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Mary Jone Baker in household of Nelson Baker, "Canada Census, 1871"

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