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Amelia Hunt
b.11 Mar 1826 Armagh, Ireland
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Name Amelia Hunt
Alt Name Emily Hunt
Married Name Emily Jackson
Gender Female
Birth? 11 Mar 1826 Armagh, Ireland
Death? 11 Mar 1901 Croft, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada
Burial? Mar 1901 Chapman, Parry Sound, Ontario, CanadaChapman Cemetery

Name and Relationships

Name: Amelia Hunt. However, it appears that she was called Emily. On her grave marker, her name is listed as Amelia. James J. Irwin stated on Frances Harrison's death certificate that Frances' mother's name was Emily and provided her maiden name as Hunt. Her 1901 death registration lists her name as Emily. Interestingly, on the William Harrison-Frances Irwin marriage licence, Frances listed her parents as William and Mary Jackson.

Parents: Unknown

Spouse: William Jackson. Source is their shared grave marker in Chapman Cemetery, Parry Sound, Ontario.

Children: Frances, John and Rebecca. Source is their individual death registrations where their parents are listed.

Emily Hunt was Elmer Irwin's paternal great grandmother.

Personal History

1826 - Birth: Emily Hunt was born in Armagh, Ireland in 1826. Source for birth location is her 1901 death registration. Source for birth date is 1881 and 1891 Census of Canada. Her birth date was inferred from census data in 1881 and 1891.

MARRIED IN IRELAND BECAUSE THEY HAD CHILDREN BEFORE THE FAMILY IMMIGRATED IN 1850 OR 1853.

1850 - Immigration: Emily's daughter, Frances Jackson immigrated to Canada from the Ireland with her parents in 1853. Source is 1901 Census. However, 1911 census says that Emily immigrated in 1850. John Jackson immigrated in 1850. Source is 1901 census.

1861 - In 1861, Emily Jackson 30, married, born in Ireland, was living in the Township of Maryborough, Wellington County, Ontario, with her husband, William Jackson 35, Farmer, married, born in Ireland, and their children: Frances 13, born in Ireland, John 10, born in Ireland and Rebecca 7, born in USA. Source is 1861 Census of Canada, Canada West, Wellington District, Maryborough Township, Page 36.

1871 - Census: In 1871, Emily (incorrectly spelled Enila) 45, married, born in Ireland, was living in the Township of Maryborough, Wellington County, Ontario with her husband, William Jackson 52, farmer, married, born in Ireland, and their son, John 21, farmer, born in Ireland. Source is 1871 Census of Canada, Maryborough Township, Wellington North District, Ontario, page 25.

1874 - Death of Husband: On August 30, 1874, Emily Jackson's husband, William Jackson 51, died (WHERE?). Source is his grave marker in Chapman Cemetery, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada. He was buried in Chapman Cemetery. Source is his grave marker in Chapman Cemetery.

1881 - Census: On May 4, 1881, Emily Jackson 55, widow, born in Ireland, was living on the farm in Croft Township, Muskoka District, Ontario, with her son, John Jackson, 31, Farmer, born in Ireland. Source is 1881 Census of Canada. NOTE: In the census, they are listed next to Thomas Stewart.

1891 - Census: On April 6, 1891, Emily Jackson 65, widow, born in Ireland, was living with her son, John Jackson 42, Farmer, on the family farm in Croft Township, Muskoka and Parry Sound District, with his wife, Maria 38, and three children: Henry 8, John B. 5 and Amelia 3. Source is 1891 Census of Canada.

1901 - Death and Burial: Emily Jackson 75, married, born in County Armagh, Ireland, and resident of the Township of Croft, died on March 11, 1901 in Croft Township, Parry Sound District after 4 weeks of acute pneumonia. Informant was Dr. Freeborn. Source is her 1901 death registration. Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas,1869-1947, Unorganized Townships, Parry Sound District, pages 186-187. She was buried in Chapman Cemetery. Source is her grave marker in Chapman Cemetery, Parry Sound District, Ontario where her name is listed as Amelia Jackson.

Grave Marker: WILLIAM JACKSON died Aug 30, 1874 His wife AMELIA died Mar 11, 1901 Aged 74 years. Chapman Cemetery, Parry Sound, Ontario

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