Eressa Jane Schurman

18 January 1869–18 August 1943 (Age 74)
River Philip, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Eressa Jane

When Eressa Jane Schurman was born on 18 January 1869, in River Philip, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Joseph Silliker Schurman, was 33 and her mother, Mary Ann Gilroy, was 31. She married James Albert Dodds on 10 September 1889, in Scotia, Perry, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1871 and Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 18 August 1943, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

James Albert Dodds
1856–1937
Eressa Jane Schurman
1869–1943
Marriage: 10 September 1889
William Sheldon Dodds
1890–1975
Annie Adelaide Dodds
1892–
Ila May Dodds
1894–1908
Gertrude Mabel Dodds
1896–
Myrtle Melissa Dodds
1901–1904
Wildon Dodds
1903–
Albert Henry Weldon Dodds
1905–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 September 1889
Scotia, Perry, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada
children

(7)

    William Sheldon Dodds

    Male1890–1975Male

    Annie Adelaide Dodds

    Female1892–Female

    Ila May Dodds

    Female1894–1908Female

    Gertrude Mabel Dodds

    Female1896–Female

    Myrtle Melissa Dodds

    Female1901–1904Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1871

Age 2

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 14

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.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 37

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

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schürmann( see Schuermann ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eressa Jane Schurman, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"
  • Orrissa Schureman in household of Joseph Schureman, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Oressa Dodds in household of Albert Dodds, "Canada Census, 1911"

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