Joshua Dopson

15 October 1835–30 April 1927 (Age 91)
Drummond, Lanark, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Dopson was born on 15 October 1835, in Drummond, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Dopson, was 35 and his mother, Ann Jane Findlay, was 27. He married Christina Lawford on 3 November 1863. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 30 April 1927, in Smiths Falls, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 91, and was buried in Smiths Falls, Lanark, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Dopson
1835–1927
Christina Lawford
1839–1927
Marriage: 3 November 1863
William Dopson
1865–1954
Richard Wesley Dopson
1872–1909
Thomas Dopson
1866–1937
John Joshua James Dopson
1869–1964
Annabella Dopson
1877–1933
Margaret Christina Dopson
1879–1962

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 November 1863
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
children

(6)

    Male1865–1954Male

    Thomas Dopson

    Male1866–1937Male

    Male1869–1964Male

    Richard Wesley Dopson

    Male1872–1909Male

    Annabella Dopson

    Female1877–1933Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Dopson

    Male1800–Male

    Ann Jane Findlay

    Female1808–Female

siblings

(4)

    John Dopson

    Male1827–1912Male

    Male1829–1911Male

    Ann Dopson

    Female1832–Female

    Male1835–1927Male

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 32

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 34

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 48

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

English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Dobbe .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joshua Dopson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Joshua Dopson in entry for Annie Bell Lockhart, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Joshua Dopson, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"

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