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Jane (Beck) Neilson (1805 - 1889)

Jane "Jean" Neilson formerly Beck
Born in Wamfray, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 1829 in Dumfriesshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Innisfil, Simcoe, Ontario, Canadamap
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Jane (Beck) Neilson migrated from Scotland to Canada.
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Jane (Beck) Neilson is a member of Clan MacNeil.


1805 Jane Beck is born in Wamfray, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.[1]
1829 Around this time Jane marries Irving Neilson in Dumfriesshire, Scotland.[2]
1841 Jean Neilson is listed in the househod of her husband with their six children. Her husband's occupation is listed as Farmer/Employer. Their home is in Dornock, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.[2]
1851 Jean is listed in the household of her husband with eight of their nine children and a farm employee. Her daughter Mary had died in 1847 at the age of 14. Their home is Breeoubeds, Annan, Dumfriesshire.[1]
1853-1856 Jane's husband Irving dies in 1853. Her daughter Jane marries in 1854 and leaves Scotland to go to England which is her husband James' native land. Then around 1856 they emigrate to Canada and settle in Canada West (Ontario).[3] Around this time Jane Neilson and the rest of her family also emigrate to Canada.[4]
1861 Jane Nelson/Neilson age 56, listed as Widowed with five of her nine children. Their home is in Simcoe, Canada West.[5]
1871 Jane Nelson is listed as Widowed and living alone. Her next door neighbor is her son George with his wife and children. Her home is in Innisfil, South Simcoe, Ontario.[6]
1881 Jane Neilson age 75, listed as head of household/Widowed. She is living in the same home in Innisfil, Simcoe, Ontario.[7]
1889 Jane Neilson dies Jan. 10, 1889 in Innisfil, Simcoe, Ontario. She is buried at Sixth Line Cemetery were she and her husband's memorials are in Innisfil, Simcoe, Ontario.[8]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Parish: Annan; ED: 4B; Page: 11; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1851_205; Year: 1851. Jane Neilson age 46 in household of Irving Neilson, 1851 Scotland Census @ Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Parish: Dornock; ED: 4; Page: 1; Line: 820; Year: 1841. Jane Neilson age 30 in household of Irving Neilson, 1841 Scotland Census @ Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.
  3. Jane Kirkup, Jane's married daughter who emigrates to Canada abt. 1856
  4. The History of the Neilson/Nelson Family; Innisfil Township Centennial 1850-1950; June 23, 1951, Historical Review A Record of 100 Years of Progress, Courtesy of Francis Barclay @
  5. Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Census Returns For 1861; Roll: C-1073 @ and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Jane Nelson age 56, Widowed, 1861 Census of Canada; Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2009.
  6. Year: 1871; Census Place: Innisfil, Simcoe South, Ontario; Roll: C-9961; Page: 57; Family No: 210 @ and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Jane Neilson head of household, 1871 Census of Canada; Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2009.
  7. Year: 1881; Census Place: Innisfil, Simcoe South, Ontario; Roll: C_13250; Page: 20; Family No: 90; Jane Nelson age 75 @
  8. Find a Grave Memorial #112160952

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