Jane Richardson

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Richardson was born on 6 January 1879, in Reach, Ontario, Ontario, Canada, her father, William Richardson, was 46 and her mother, Mary Ann Medd, was 49. She married Johnston Ivan about 1900, in Reach, Ontario, Ontario, Canada. She lived in Fangfoss, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Uxbridge Township, Ontario, Ontario, Canada in 1881. She died on 30 September 1940, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 61.

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Johnston Ivan
Jane Richardson
Marriage: about 1900

Sources (3)

  • Jane Richardson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Jannie Richardson, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Jane Richardson in household of William Richardson, "Canada Census, 1881"

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World Events (8)

1883 · Mining Boom

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.


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Richard + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans. Compare Ritson .

Americanized form (and a Swedish variant) of Swedish Richardsson or Rikardsson: patronymic from the personal name Richard , Rikard.

Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Richardsen or Norwegian Rikardsen, cognates of 2 above.

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

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