Alice Elizabeth Palmer

30 October 1873–1955 (Age 81)
Haliburton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Alice Elizabeth

When Alice Elizabeth Palmer was born on 30 October 1873, in Haliburton, Ontario, Canada, her father, Frederic Palmer, was 32 and her mother, Jane Worker, was 32. She married Joseph Walter Jackson on 12 July 1897, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1873 and Dudley, Muskoka Lakes, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada in 1881. She died in 1955, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Walter Jackson
1870–1947
Alice Elizabeth Palmer
1873–1955
Marriage: 12 July 1897
Justina Muriel Jane Jackson
1898–
Charles Edgar Joseph Jackson
1900–
Justina Victoria May Jackson
1901–
Godfrey Edwards Jackson
1904–1948
Winnifred Grace JACKSON
1905–1988
Fredrick Earle Jackson
1908–1978
Gerald Edwin Jackson
1910–1985
Lawrence Sidney Jackson
1912–1976
William Arthur Douglas JACKSON
1923–2009

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 July 1897
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada
children

(9)

    Justina Muriel Jane Jackson

    Female1898–Female

    Male1900–Male

    Justina Victoria May Jackson

    Female1901–Female

    Godfrey Edwards Jackson

    Male1904–1948Male

    Winnifred Grace JACKSON

    Female1905–1988Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Frederic Palmer

    Male1841–Male

    Jane Worker

    Female1841–Female

siblings

(8)

    Joseph Charles Palmer

    Male1861–Male

    Fredrick William Palmer

    Male1864–1940Male

    Edward Samuel Palmer

    Male1871–Male

    Female1873–1955Female

    Sarah Justina Palmer

    Female1875–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 10

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.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 13

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 33

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

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English, Old French palmer, paumer (from palme, paume ‘palm tree’, Latin palma), a nickname for someone who had been on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Such pilgrims generally brought back a palm branch as proof that they had actually made the journey, but there was a vigorous trade in false souvenirs, and the term also came to be applied to a cleric who sold indulgences.2 Swedish (Palmér): ornamental name formed with palm ‘palm tree’ + the suffix -ér, from Latin -erius ‘descendant of’.3 Irish: when not truly of English origin (see 1 above), a surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Maolfhoghmhair ( see Milford ) perhaps because they were from an ecclesiastical family.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Allice Palmer in household of Frederick Palmer, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Justina Palmer in entry for Earl Frederick Jackson and Helen Mclean, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Justina Palmer in entry for Earl Fredrick Jackson and Helen Mclean, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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