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Elizabeth Jane (Blackburn) Merritt (1851 - 1926)

Elizabeth Jane Merritt formerly Blackburn
Born in Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canadamap
Wife of — married 23 May 1870 in Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 75 in Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canadamap
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Biography

Birth

Elizabeth Jane Blackburn was born on April 21, 1851 in Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canada, daughter of William Blackburn (1822–1897) and Elizabeth M. Cartier (1832–1867).[1]

Marriage

Elizabeth (19) married George Best Merritt (23) (born on May 23, 1847 in Chatham; son of William Merritt and Elizabeth Jane (Best) Merritt) on May 23, 1870 in Chatham.[2]

Children

Death

Elizabeth died on May 27, 1926 in Chatham, aged 75.

Burial

She was buried in Maple Leaf Cemetery.[3] [1]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV23-NG6W : 11 July 2016), Elizabeth Jane Blackburn Merritt, 1926; Burial, Chatham, Chatham-Kent Municipality, Ontario, Canada, Maple Leaf Cemetery; citing record ID 65330174, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
  2. "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMFK-R3X : 11 March 2018), George Best Merrett and Elizbth Jane Blackburn, 23 May 1870; citing registration , Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,862,474.
  3. "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JKW8-S4P : 9 March 2018), Elizabeth Jane Merritt, 27 May 1926; citing Chatham, Kent, Ontario, p 269, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,079,876.
  • "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMFK-R3X : 11 March 2018), George Best Merrett and Elizbth Jane Blackburn, 23 May 1870; citing registration , Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,862,474.
  • "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JKW8-S4P : 9 March 2018), Elizabeth Jane Merritt, 27 May 1926; citing Chatham, Kent, Ontario, p 269, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,079,876.




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