Russel Jackson

11 December 1896–20 August 1977 (Age 80)
Wilberforce, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Russel

When Russel Jackson was born on 11 December 1896, in Wilberforce, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, his father, Thomas Jackson, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Ashmore, was 30. He married Edith Gracie Leach on 19 January 1928, in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 20 August 1977, in his hometown, at the age of 80, and was buried in Saint Thomas' Anglican Church Cemetery, Belleville, Hastings, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Russel Jackson
Edith Gracie Leach
Marriage: 19 January 1928
Bert Jackson
Ward Thomas Jackson

Spouse and Children


    Edith Gracie Leach


19 January 1928
Renfrew, Ontario, Canada


    Bert Jackson


    Ward Thomas Jackson


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jackson





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World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 10

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

Age 38

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 47

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

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack 1. As an American surname this has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Russell Jackson in the 1921 Census of Canada
  • Russell Jackson in the 1911 Census of Canada
  • Russel Jackson in the 1901 Census of Canada

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