ID # 5720, (1826-)
|Mother||Janet Dick (1791-1856)|
|Birth||Jane Hay was born on 27 April 1826 at Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland.|
|Marriage||She married John Johnson on 10 October 1850 at Wellington District.|
Note that the Wellington District marriage register is not available at the Archives of Ontario. The register was found in a collection and purchased by a person who then donated the register to the Wellington County Museum at Fergus. The museum in turn placed the register on microfilm and this has been transcribed by Dan Walker and Fawne Stratford-Devai and appears in publication in two volumes as The Marriage Registers of Upper Canada / Canada West Vol. 9, Parts 1 and 2, Wellington District, Global Heritage Press. It is available in both print and PDF format.
The Johnson-Hay marriage appears on page 107 of part 1. This is from a list of marriages by Rev. James Sim, Baptist minister. It reads:
John Johnson to Jane Hay, both of Maryborough. Oct. 10, 1850, by banns. Witnesses Alex'r Anderson and Robert Hay.
|Note||Jane and John are in Maryborough at the time of the 1861 census. This census shows them as Methodists.|
In 1871, they are still in Maryborough, but John is shown as a Presbyterian and Jane with a substantial list of children is shown as a Wesleyan Methodist
By 1881, the family is in Grimsby Township of Lincoln County. With them is daughter Janette who is widowed. Janette had married Ananias Eby in 1873, but he died in 1879 and he is buried in Hollen Burying Ground Cemetery in Maryborough. Janette has with her two children, Myrtle and Russell Eby. She has not been found later.
The 1891 census John and Jane in Selkirk, Manitoba. They are still in Manitoba at the time of the 1901 census.
|Last Edited||17 Aug 2017|