Janet  (Aspinall) Jackson

Janet (Aspinall) Jackson (1894 - 1968)

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Janet Jackson formerly Aspinall
Born in Northowram, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Minto, Manitoba, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canadamap
Aspinall-24 created 21 Sep 2011 | Last modified | Last edit: 12 Jan 2018
01:07: Lianne Lavoie edited the Biography, Father Status Indicator and Mother Status Indicator for Janet (Aspinall) Jackson. [Thank Lianne for this]
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Categories: Northowram, West Yorkshire | Southowram, West Yorkshire | Brighouse, West Yorkshire | Minto, Manitoba | Winnipeg, Manitoba | English Immigrants to Canada | Boyd Cemetery, Minto, Manitoba.

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Janet (Aspinall) Jackson migrated from England to Canada.
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Janet was born on 10 April 1894 in Northowram, Yorkshire.[1] She and her brother, James, were baptised on 20 August 1896.[2] She was the daughter of Jonas Aspinall and Sarah Hannah Fretwell.[2]

In 1920 she moved to Minto, Manitoba, Canada. When Herbert Jackson's wife died in 1921, Janet moved in with him and his two children to help take care of them.[3] On 24 May 1922, Janet and Herbert were married in Minto, Manitoba.[4]

On 6 March 1925, Janet gave birth to her first child, a boy named Charles.[5] He died just over a year later.[5]

Janet had another son, Leonard, on 10 June 1928.[6]

She died on 26 January 1968, in Winnipeg, Manitoba.[6] She is buried in Boyd Cemetery in the R.M. of Minto.[7]


  1. This is the birth place listed on her immigration record.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J7V9-MX7 : 30 December 2014, Janet Aspinall, ); citing Coley, York, England, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,542,211.
  3. 1921 Census of Canada, page 10, Minto, Marquette, Manitoba.
  4. Manitoba Vital Stats marriage registration #1922-017285.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Manitoba Vital Stats death registration #1926-018193.
  6. 6.0 6.1 First hand knowledge of Leonard Jackson.
  7. Private Cemeteries (PDF), Discover Minnedosa. Janet is in Lot 15 of Boyd Cemetery.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X95Z-BQG : 8 April 2016), Janet Aspinall in household of Jonas Aspinall, Southowram, Yorkshire (West Riding), England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Southowram subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  • "Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HGX-FBZ : 27 December 2014), Janet Aspinall, Aug 1920; citing Immigration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, T-14708, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

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Janet, Jim, Ada, Mildred, and Victor
Janet, Jim, Ada, Mildred, and Victor

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