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Jane (Yates) Greenlaw (1821 - 1901)

Jane Greenlaw formerly Yates
Born in Filey, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 14 Mar 1836 in Home Township, Algoma, Ontario, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Medonte, Simcoe, Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jul 2020 | Last significant change: 27 Jul 2020
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Jane, born about 1821 in England, emigrated to Canada where she lived in Medonte Township, Simcoe County, Ontario. She was married to James Greenlaw.[1] They are recorded in the 1871 Census living in Medonte with the following children: Thomas, Margaret, Francis, Jane, Ann and Jemima. Jane's father John Yates was also recorded living with them.[2]

Jane passed away in 1901and is buried in Hillsdale United Church Cemetery, Flos Township, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada, Find A Grave Memorial 97380501 . At the time of her death, she lived in Hillsdale, Ontario.[3]


  1. "Ontario Census, 1861," database, FamilySearch ( : 9 March 2018), Jane Greenlaw, Medonte, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 4, line 50; Library and Archives Canada film number C-1073, Public Archives, Toronto; FHL microfilm 349,321.
  2. "Canada Census, 1871," database, FamilySearch ( : 24 October 2018), Jane Greenlaw in household of James Greenlaw, Medonte, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada; citing 1871; citing National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
  3. "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 26 March 2020), Jane Greenlaw, 29 Mar 1901; citing Medonte, Simcoe, Ontario, yr 1901 cn 26484, Registrar General. Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,854,182.

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