Margaret Jones

about 1797–
Richmond, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Jones was born about 1797, in Richmond, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada. She married Jacob Van Alstine on 20 March 1815. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Jacob Van Alstine
Margaret Jones
Marriage: 20 March 1815
Nelson Van Alstine
George H. Van Alstine

Spouse and Children

20 March 1815


    Nelson Van Alstine


    George H. Van Alstine


World Events (3)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 70

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

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1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 109

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

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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