Jane (Sym) Mackenzie
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Jane (Sym) Mackenzie (1825 - 1893)

Jane Mackenzie formerly Sym
Born in Perthshire, Scotlandmap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
Wife of — married 17 Jun 1853 [location unknown]
Died at age 68 in Toronto, Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Nov 2009
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Jane was the eldest daughter of Lambton, Ontario farmer Robert Sym and his wife Agnes Wylie. [1] She was the second wife of Prime Minister Alexander Mackenzie.[2]

She died in Toronto in 1893[3] and was buried at the Mackenzie family plot in Lakeview Cemetery, Sarnia.[4]


  1. Buckingham, William and Ross, George. The Hon. Alexander Mackenzie, His Life and Times. 1892, p.126
  2. Ben Forster, “MACKENZIE, ALEXANDER,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 12, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–, accessed February 22, 2017, http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/mackenzie_alexander_12E.html.
  3. "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDK4-B2Q : 27 April 2019), Jane Mackenzie, 30 Mar 1893; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, yr 1893 cn 21749, Registrar General. Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,853,581.
  4. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 14 September 2019), memorial page for Jane Sym Mackenzie (22 Mar 1825–30 Mar 1893),Find A Grave: Memorial #37971274, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Sarnia, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by SarniaTLC (contributor 47111542) .

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