Jessie Mock

12 April 1886–6 September 1986 (Age 100)
Minto, Wellington, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Jessie

When Jessie Mock was born on 12 April 1886, in Minto, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, her father, Thomas Mock, was 31 and her mother, Annie Sarah Belcher, was 22. She married Thomas Hugh Bird on 21 August 1905, in Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Algoma, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 6 September 1986, in Thessalon, Algoma, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 100, and was buried in Thessalon, Algoma, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hugh Bird
Jessie Mock
Marriage: 21 August 1905
Arthur Thomas Bird
Marjorie Bird
George Albert Bird
Ina Isabell Bird
James Earl Bird
Gordon Francis Bird
Joyce Bird
Glen Lorne Bird

Spouse and Children

21 August 1905
Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma, Ontario, Canada


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Mock


    Annie Sarah Belcher




+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 20

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 48

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 57

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

1 English (Devon): from the rare Old English masculine personal name Mocca, which may be related to a Germanic stem mokk- ‘to accumulate’, ‘to be heaped up’, and hence may originally have been a nickname for a heavy, thickset person. Alternatively, it could be from Middle English mokke ‘trick’, ‘joke’, ‘jest’, ‘act of jeering’, a derivative of mokke(n) ‘to mock’, from Old French moquer.2 German: variant of Maag .3 German: nickname for a short, thickset man, Middle High German mocke.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie Mock in household of Thomas Mock, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Jessie Mock, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Jessie Mock in entry for Ina Isabell Bird, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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