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Laura Jane (West) Davison (1860 - 1950)

Laura Jane Davison formerly West
Born in Pereaux, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 20 Nov 1884 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Died at age 90 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Jan 2010
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Laura was born in 1860. She was the daughter of Elijah West and Harriet Rand. She passed away in 1950.


  • "Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 November 2017), Harriet Rand in entry for Laura Jane West Darrison, 26 Aug 1860; citing Birth, Pereaux, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada, certificate number 2022, Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax.
  • "Canada Census, 1871," database, FamilySearch ( : 24 October 2018), Georgeanna West in household of Elijah C West, Canning, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada; citing 1871; citing National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • "Canada Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2019), Arthur Graves in household of Elijah West, Canning, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada; from "1881 Canadian Census." Database with images. Ancestry. ( : 2008); citing Elijah West, citing Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 3 November 2019), Harriet in entry for Albert J Davison, 20 Nov 1884; citing Marriage, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax; FHL microfilm 004059149.
  • "Canada Census, 1891," database, FamilySearch ( : 3 August 2016), Jane Davison, Grand PrĂ©, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148119.
  • "Canada Census, 1901," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 December 2019), Rufus Davison in household of Elizah West, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada; citing p. 11, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.
  • "Recensement du Canada de 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 16 March 2018), Laura Davison in entry for Elijah C West, 1911; citing Census, Cumberland Sub-Districts 1-45, Nova Scotia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,683.

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West-18454 and West-23 appear to represent the same person because: Same names and same husband
posted by John Faucett

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