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Sophia Jane Dawson

Female 1837 - 1915  (78 years)


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  • Name Sophia Jane Dawson 
    Born 26 Aug 1837  Underbarrow, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Oct 1915  Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried St. Peter's Anglican Church Cemetery, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I6  Algonquin Highlands Settlers
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2019 

    Father Peter Dawson,   b. 15 Jun 1800, Barrowfield, Underbarrow, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Sep 1873, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Jane Benson,   b. 15 Aug 1815, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Feb 1892, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Nelson Taylor,   b. Abt 1831, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1895, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Jane Taylor,   b. 9 Jul 1856, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1926, Dysart, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Dorothea Taylor,   b. 18 Nov 1857, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1948, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +3. Elizabeth Emma Taylor,   b. Nov 1859, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     4. William Taylor,   b. 18 Aug 1860, Cavan, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jul 1945, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Peter Dawson Taylor,   b. 23 May 1864, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1931, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Miriam Frances Jeannette Taylor,   b. Abt 1866, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1947, Kittson, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
     7. Martha Harriet Taylor,   b. 1868, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1934, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     8. Sarah Ida Taylor,   b. 21 Jul 1870, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    +9. Margaret Agnes Taylor,   b. 4 Jun 1872, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1960, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     10. Isabella Taylor,   b. 4 Mar 1877, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948, Fort William, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     11. Hector Taylor,   b. 20 Feb 1882, Stanhope, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Thomas Richards,   b. 24 Dec 1838, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 12 Jul 1899  Haliburton, Dysart, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] 1841 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 1160; Book: 24; Civil Parish: Kendal; County: Westmorland; Enumeration District: 20; Folio: 6; Page: 4; Line: 20; GSU roll: 464190.

    2. [S9] 1871 Census of Canada, Ontario / Peterborough North / Stanhope & Sherborne / Pg 15, Family 56.
      Age 33 on this census. Born England

    3. [S8] 1881 Census of Canada, Ontario / Peterborough East / Stanhope, Sherborne & McClintock / Page 16, Family 93.
      Age 43 on this census. Recorded as Jane.

    4. [S25] 1891 Census of Canada, Ontario / Victoria North / Stanhope / Page 6, Family 32.
      Age 55 on this census. Name is recorded as Jane S.

    5. [S23] 1901 Census of Canada, Ontario / Victoria North / Stanhope / Page 10, Family 92.
      Living with husband Thomas Richards and son Dawson Taylor on this census.

    6. [S16] 1911 Census of Canada, Ontario / Haliburton / Stanhope / Page 3, Family 29.
      Enumerated as Jane S Richards, widowed.

    7. [S24] Ontario Death Registrations, Reg# 11690-15.

    8. [S21] Ontario Marriage Registrations, Reg# 07172-99.