Hanna Jane Campbell

11 March 1839–
Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Hanna Jane

When Hanna Jane Campbell was born on 11 March 1839, in Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, her father, Alexander C Campbell, was 45 and her mother, Rachael McCollum UEL, was 34. She married Thomas Watson on 16 October 1866, in Halton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Thomas Watson
Hanna Jane Campbell
Marriage: 16 October 1866
John A. Watson

Spouse and Children

16 October 1866
Halton, Ontario, Canada


    John A. Watson


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+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 28

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 30


Age 32

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. The surname was often represented in Latin documents as de bello campo ‘of the fair field’, which led to the name sometimes being ‘translated’ into Anglo-Norman French as Beauchamp .2 In New England documents, Campbell sometimes occurs as a representation of the French name Hamel .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Hannah J. Campbell in entry for John A. Watson, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Hannah J Campbell, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"

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