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Louisa Jane Newman (1840 - 1915)

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Louisa Jane Newman
Born in Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Georgetown, Halton County, Ontariomap
Descendants descendants
Died in Canadamap
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Louisa, or possibly Louise Jane Newman was born on October 19, 1840 in England, the daughter of William Newman and Martha Sands (or possibly Lands). She came to Canada West (Ontario) in 1859.

On April 9, 1870, Louia marries Thomas Thomson (1827-1909) in Georgetown, Halton County, Ontario. They have three children:

  • William Thomas Thomson 1871-1945 + (1) Christine Culham 1873-1907 + (2) Margretta (Gretta) Wilson 1882-?
  • Florence (Flossie) Minerva Thomson 1872-1895
  • Andrew Colvin Thomson 1875-1951 + (1) Annie Myrtle Young 1890-? + (2) Alice Dawe

Thomas dies on May 10, 1909. Lousia dies of pneumonia-pleurisy on February 20, 1915 in York County (presumably in Toronto). She is buried in Prospect Cemetery in Toronto on February 23, 1915.


[1] 1968 Paterson family shows Louise Newman as the 2nd wife of Thomas Thomson and it shows 3 children: William, Minerva & Andrew.

[2] information on Louisa Jane Newman and Thomas Thomson – shows his occupation as a storekeeper in Brampton (no date). It also gives the location of the marriage as Halton County. And it provides death dates for both Thomas and Louisa. This source spells her name as “Louisa”; it spells Louisa’s mother’s mainden name as “Sands” and it spells Thomas’ mother’s maiden name as “Patterson”.

[3] "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 December 2014), Louisa Jane Thomson, 20 Feb 1915; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, yr 1915 cn 1943, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,861,982. The record shows that Louisa Jane Thomson died on 20 Feb 1915 in Toronto. She was 76 yrs old and had been born in England in 1839. She was a widow.

[4] "Ontario, Toronto Trust Cemeteries, 1826-1989," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 November 2014), Louisa J Thomson, 23 Feb 1915; citing Toronto, Ontario, Canada, section and lot , line 13720, volume Volume 02, 1914-1921, Toronto Trust Cemeteris, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,617,432. The record shows that Louisa J. Thomson was buried on 23 Feb 1915 in Prospect Cemetery in Toronto. She was 76 yrs old with an estimated birth year of 1839 in England. The plot owner, and nearest relative, was Andrew C, Thomson, who lives at 205 Western Avenue.


Thank you to Katharine E for creating WikiTree profile Newman-1766 through the import of andrew thomson.ged on Jun 7, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Katharine and others. The current biography was prepared by Frederick Paterson Nix in April 2017.

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