Emma Eliza Jackson

22 August 1874–27 December 1954 (Age 80)
Bloomsburg, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Emma Eliza

When Emma Eliza Jackson was born on 22 August 1874, in Bloomsburg, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, her father, Edward Jackson, was 24 and her mother, Hannah Eliza Pursley, was 22. She married George Henry Davis on 6 January 1897, in Port Dover, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Townsend, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and Norfolk, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 27 December 1954, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Davis
Emma Eliza Jackson
Marriage: 6 January 1897
Harold Edward Davis
Hilda Emma Davis
Lorne Davis
Harold Davis

Spouse and Children

6 January 1897
Port Dover, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada



    Hilda Emma Davis


    Lorne Davis


    Harold Davis


Parents and Siblings

    Edward Jackson


    Hannah Eliza Pursley




World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 9

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 12

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 32

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

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)

  • Emma E Davis in household of George H Davis, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Emma E. Jackson in household of Edward Jackson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Emma Jackson in entry for Hilda Emma Davis, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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