John Imlay

Male6 April 1798–18 November 1881

Brief Life History of John

When John Imlay was born on 6 April 1798, in Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, James Imlay, was 22 and his mother, Margaret Cassells, was 24. He married Jane Mason on 1 October 1826, in Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 9 daughters. He died on 18 November 1881, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Imlay
Jane Mason
Marriage: 1 October 1826
Mary Jane Cassels Imlay
Margaret Imlay
Catharine Imlay
Harriet Ann "Annie" Imlay
Ellen H. Imlay
Sarah Elizabeth Imlay
Rosina Caroline Imlay
Martha C Imlay
Eliza Christina Imlay

Sources (17)

  • John Imley in household of Charles Martin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Imlay, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John in entry for Aaron Riggs and Mary Jane Kelley, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 October 1826Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 2

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 5

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 22

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Imlach .

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

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