Mary Jane Shaver

4 April 1867–7 April 1920 (Age 53)
Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Shaver was born on 4 April 1867, in Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Adam Shaver, was 54 and her mother, Maria Elizabeth Swerdfeger, was 45. She married Peter Rossman Marcellus on 25 December 1889, in Morewood, Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Dundas, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years and Russell Township, Russell, Upper Canada, British Colonial America in 1920. She died on 7 April 1920, in Russell, Prescott and Russell, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 53, and was buried in Morewood, Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Peter Rossman Marcellus
1863–1936
Mary Jane Shaver
1867–1920
Marriage: 25 December 1889
Iva Kathleen Marcellus
1890–1977
Jean C Marselis
1891–
Graydon, Muir Marcellus
1892–1955
Edna Salome Marcellus
1894–1977
Katherine Muriel Marcellus
1896–1956
Ella Inez Marcellus
1898–1946
Willis Samuel Marcellus
1901–1960
Winnifred Almeda Marcellus
1902–1978
Ruby Mildred Marcellus
1905–1974
Ralph Peter Marcellus
1909–1910
Richard Elwood Marcellus
1913–1993

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (5)

1869
Age 2
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1871
Age 4
British Columbia joins the confederation.
1883 · Mining Boom
Age 16
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 Americanized form of Dutch Schouwer, an occupational name for an inspector of market weights and measures, Dutch schouwer ‘inspector’.2 Altered form of German Schaefer .

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

Possible Related Names

Schaefer
Schave
Shavers
Shawver

Sources (24)

  • Mary Marselis in household of Peter R Marselis, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mary Shaver in household of John A. Shaver, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary Shaver in entry for Willis Marcellus and Thelma Fitzpatrick, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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