James Jackson1

M, #27581, b. 10 February 1848, d. 4 June 1901
FatherJames Jackson1
MotherHannah Bezanson1 b. c 1829, d. 26 Dec 1898

Family

Elizabeth Hallaran b. c 1851, d. 6 Dec 1917
Children
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James Jackson was born on 10 February 1848 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.2,1 He married Elizabeth Hallaran on 7 October 1868 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was 20.1 James Jackson died on 4 June 1901 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 53.3

Census Summary

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1901

Census, Residence

Census1881James Jackson and Elizabeth Hallaran appeared on the census of 1881 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with James Jackson, Daisy Jackson, Mary E. Jackson and Ada Jackson and with Theresa Holland, age 19.4
Census1891James Jackson and Elizabeth Hallaran appeared on the census of 1891 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with James Jackson, Daisy Jackson, Mary E. Jackson, Ada Jackson, Margaret Jackson, John A. Jackson, Edward Jackson and Emma Jackson.5
Census1901James Jackson and Elizabeth Hallaran appeared on the census of 1901 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Ada Jackson, John A. Jackson, Edward Jackson, Emma Jackson, Frederick Jackson, William Jackson and Mabel Jackson. Enumerated in the same dwelling was their married daughter and her husband, Margaret Jackson and Vincent McDonald, and Margaret's daughter Mary.2
Last Edited2 Jun 2015

Citations

  1. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", James Jackson; Elizabeth Hallaran; Registration Year: 1869; Book: 1815; Page: 115; Number: 41.
  2. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax (City) Ward No 6, Halifax (City), Nova Scotia; Family: 73; Page: 8.
  3. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", James S. Jackson; Registration Year: 1901; Page: 270; Number: 10.
  4. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Ward 3, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Roll: C_13168; Family: 163; Page: 32.
  5. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Ward 6a, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6314; Family: 98; Page: 23; Lines: 21-25; Page: 24; Lines: 1-5.
  6. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", James Jackson; Margaret Topping; Registration Year: 1890; Book: 1818; Page: 157; Number: 14.
  7. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Mary E. Jackson; Joseph Hinch; Registration Year: 1893; Book: 1818; Page: 273; Number: 14.

Elizabeth Hallaran1

F, #27582, b. circa 1851, d. 6 December 1917

Family

James Jackson b. 10 Feb 1848, d. 4 Jun 1901
Children
     Elizabeth Hallaran was born circa 1851 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.1 She married James Jackson, son of James Jackson and Hannah Bezanson, on 7 October 1868 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was 20.1 Elizabeth Hallaran became a widow upon the death of her husband James Jackson on 4 June 1901 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.2 Elizabeth Hallaran died on 6 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, in the Halifax Explosion.3

     Elizabeth Hallaran was living at 1 Roome Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia near ground zero when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. She died as a result of the explosion.

     Elizabeth was living at the same address as two of her sons, John A. Jackson and William Jackson. They were working on the waterfront with Elizabeth's other sons, Edward Jackson and Frederick Jackson, and all four died.

     The other Jackson family members living at 1 Roome Street were John's wife Mary Louise McDonald and her daugher Dorothy Delrosa Jackson, and William's wife Mary Evelyn Boner and her son William Jackson. Only Dorothy survived.

     Elizabeth had seventy-three family members including children, their spouses, and grandchildren, at the time of the explosion. Most of them were living in Halifax on 6 December 1917. Forty-five of them died, forty-six counting Elizabeth, and twenty more were injured.

Census Summary

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Death
1917

Census, Residence

Census1881James Jackson and Elizabeth Hallaran appeared on the census of 1881 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with James Jackson, Daisy Jackson, Mary E. Jackson and Ada Jackson and with Theresa Holland, age 19.4
Census1891James Jackson and Elizabeth Hallaran appeared on the census of 1891 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with James Jackson, Daisy Jackson, Mary E. Jackson, Ada Jackson, Margaret Jackson, John A. Jackson, Edward Jackson and Emma Jackson.5
Census1901James Jackson and Elizabeth Hallaran appeared on the census of 1901 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Ada Jackson, John A. Jackson, Edward Jackson, Emma Jackson, Frederick Jackson, William Jackson and Mabel Jackson. Enumerated in the same dwelling was their married daughter and her husband, Margaret Jackson and Vincent McDonald, and Margaret's daughter Mary.6
Census1911Elizabeth Hallaran appeared on the census of 1911 at 220 Campbell Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Frederick Jackson and William Jackson.7
Last Edited2 Jun 2015

Citations

  1. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", James Jackson; Elizabeth Hallaran; Registration Year: 1869; Book: 1815; Page: 115; Number: 41.
  2. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", James S. Jackson; Registration Year: 1901; Page: 270; Number: 10.
  3. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Eliza Jackson; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 179; Number: 1076.
  4. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Ward 3, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Roll: C_13168; Family: 163; Page: 32.
  5. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Ward 6a, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6314; Family: 98; Page: 23; Lines: 21-25; Page: 24; Lines: 1-5.
  6. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax (City) Ward No 6, Halifax (City), Nova Scotia; Family: 73; Page: 8.
  7. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 87 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 103; Page: 11.
  8. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", James Jackson; Margaret Topping; Registration Year: 1890; Book: 1818; Page: 157; Number: 14.
  9. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Mary E. Jackson; Joseph Hinch; Registration Year: 1893; Book: 1818; Page: 273; Number: 14.

James Jackson1

M, #27583, b. 22 January 1868, d. 8 July 1923
FatherJames Jackson1 b. 10 Feb 1848, d. 4 Jun 1901
MotherElizabeth Hallaran1 b. c 1851, d. 6 Dec 1917

Family

Margaret Topping b. 17 Dec 1870, d. 6 Dec 1917
Children
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James Jackson was born on 22 January 1868 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.2,1 He was a stevedore in 1890.1 He married Margaret Topping, daughter of Lewis Topping and Josephine (?), on 6 January 1890 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was 21. She was 19.1 James Jackson became a widower at age 49 upon the death of his wife Margaret Topping on 6 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.3 James Jackson died on 8 July 1923 at 6 Jennings Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 55.4

     James Jackson and Margaret Topping were living at 18 Duffus Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia near ground zero when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Margaret and her children Annie and Louis died as a result of the explosion.

     James and Margaret's daughter Minnie was also living at that address. She survived, but her young son Clifford did not.

Census Summary

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1870
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1920
Death
1923

Census, Residence

Census1881James Jackson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of James Jackson and Elizabeth Hallaran at Halifax, Nova Scotia.5
Census1891James Jackson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of James Jackson and Elizabeth Hallaran at Halifax, Nova Scotia.6
Census1901James Jackson and Margaret Topping appeared on the census of 1901 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Minnie Jackson, James Alfred Jackson, Sophye Beatrice Jackson, Annie Jackson, Louis Jackson and Johanna Topping.2
Census1911James Jackson and Margaret Topping appeared on the census of 1911 at 18 Duffus Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Minnie Jackson, James Alfred Jackson, Sophye Beatrice Jackson, Annie Jackson and Louis Jackson.7
Last Edited3 Jun 2015

Citations

  1. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", James Jackson; Margaret Topping; Registration Year: 1890; Book: 1818; Page: 157; Number: 14.
  2. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax City Ward No 6, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Family: 42; Page: 5.
  3. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Margaret Jackson; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 180; Number: 1083.
  4. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", James E. Jackson; Registration Year: 1923; Book: 75; Page: 102.
  5. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Ward 3, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Roll: C_13168; Family: 163; Page: 32.
  6. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Ward 6a, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6314; Family: 98; Page: 23; Lines: 21-25; Page: 24; Lines: 1-5.
  7. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 87 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 29; Page: 3.

Margaret Topping1

F, #27584, b. 17 December 1870, d. 6 December 1917
FatherLewis Topping1
MotherJosephine (?)1 b. 31 Oct 1837, d. 23 Sep 1906

Family

James Jackson b. 22 Jan 1868, d. 8 Jul 1923
Children
     Margaret Topping was born on 17 December 1870 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.2,1 She married James Jackson, son of James Jackson and Elizabeth Hallaran, on 6 January 1890 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was 19. He was 21.1 Margaret Topping died on 6 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 46, in the Halifax Explosion.3

     James Jackson and Margaret Topping were living at 18 Duffus Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia near ground zero when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Margaret and her children Annie and Louis died as a result of the explosion.

     James and Margaret's daughter Minnie was also living at that address. She survived, but her young son Clifford did not.

Census Summary

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1880
1890
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1917

Census, Residence

Census1901James Jackson and Margaret Topping appeared on the census of 1901 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Minnie Jackson, James Alfred Jackson, Sophye Beatrice Jackson, Annie Jackson, Louis Jackson and Johanna Topping.2
Census1911James Jackson and Margaret Topping appeared on the census of 1911 at 18 Duffus Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Minnie Jackson, James Alfred Jackson, Sophye Beatrice Jackson, Annie Jackson and Louis Jackson.4
Last Edited30 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", James Jackson; Margaret Topping; Registration Year: 1890; Book: 1818; Page: 157; Number: 14.
  2. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax City Ward No 6, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Family: 42; Page: 5.
  3. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Margaret Jackson; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 180; Number: 1083.
  4. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 87 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 29; Page: 3.

Minnie Jackson1

F, #27585, b. 6 May 1889, d. 1973
FatherJames Jackson1 b. 22 Jan 1868, d. 8 Jul 1923
MotherMargaret Topping1 b. 17 Dec 1870, d. 6 Dec 1917

Family

James Clifford McGrath b. c 1892, d. 8 Mar 1916
Child
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Minnie Jackson was also known as Mary Celia Jackson.2 She was born on 6 May 1889 at Nova Scotia.1 She married James Clifford McGrath on 11 August 1915 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was 26.2 Minnie Jackson became a widow at age 26 upon the death of her husband James Clifford McGrath on 8 March 1916 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.3 Minnie Jackson married Frederick C. Walker on 12 May 1919 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was 30.4 Minnie Jackson became a widow at age 41 upon the death of her husband Frederick C. Walker on 13 January 1931 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.5 Minnie Jackson died in 1973.6 She was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.6

     Minnie Jackson was living with her parents James Jackson and Margaret Topping at 18 Duffus Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia near ground zero when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Minnie and her father survived the explosion, but her son Clifford, her mother Margaret, and her sister Annie did not.

     Her brother Louis Jackson was working in the railyard near the harbor and he was severely wounded. He died a few days later on 13 December 1917.

Census Summary

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1890
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1940
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Death
1973

Census, Residence

Census1901Minnie Jackson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of James Jackson and Margaret Topping at Halifax, Nova Scotia.1
Census1911Minnie Jackson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of James Jackson and Margaret Topping at 18 Duffus Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.7
Census1930Frederick C. Walker and Minnie Jackson appeared on the census of 1930 at 1349 Bay View Avenue, Los Angeles, California, with Donald Walker, Margaret Walker, Helen Walker, Fred Walker and Eloise Walker.8
Last Edited27 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax City Ward No 6, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Family: 42; Page: 5.
  2. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Mary Celia Jackson; James Clifford McGrath; Registration Year: 1915; Book: 1822; Page: 27; Number: 470.
  3. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Clifford McGrath; Registration Year: 1916; Book: 21; Page: 78; Number: 464.
  4. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Minnie McGrath; Frederick C. Walker; Registration Year: 1919; Book: 7; Page: 612.
  5. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Frederick C. Walker; Registration Year: 1931; Book: 135; Page: 664.
  6. [S678] Various Contributors, "BillionGraves", Minnie C. (Jacskon) Walker, Mount Olivet Cemeter, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Memorial Number: 11664869.
  7. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 87 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 29; Page: 3.
  8. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; FHL Film: 2339890; Roll: 155; Image: 109.0; ED: 0580; Page: 30A; Lines: 20-26.
  9. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Clifford McGrath; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 180; Number: 1084.

James Alfred Jackson1,2

M, #27586, b. 6 February 1891, d. 4 February 1957
FatherJames Jackson1 b. 22 Jan 1868, d. 8 Jul 1923
MotherMargaret Topping1 b. 17 Dec 1870, d. 6 Dec 1917
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James Alfred Jackson was born on 6 February 1891 at Nova Scotia.1 He married Mona Mullane on 27 May 1919 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was 28.3 James Alfred Jackson was a chief clerk for a steamship line according to the censuses of 1930 and 1940.4,5 He registered for the military service draft on 26 April 1942 while living at 1531 Ravenna Ave, Wilmington, California.2 He became a naturalized U.S. citizen on 25 June 1943 while living at 1531 Ravenna Ave, Wilmington, California.6 He died on 4 February 1957 at Los Angeles, California, at age 65.7

Census Summary

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1900
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1920
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1930
1940
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1940
1950
Death
1957

Census, Residence

Census1901James Alfred Jackson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of James Jackson and Margaret Topping at Halifax, Nova Scotia.1
Census1911James Alfred Jackson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of James Jackson and Margaret Topping at 18 Duffus Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.8
Census1930James Alfred Jackson and Mona Mullane appeared on the census of 1930 at 909 Ronan Street, Los Angeles, California, with Douglas Jackson, Christine Jackson and James Jackson.4
Census1940James Alfred Jackson and Mona Mullane appeared on the census of 1940 at 1130 McFarland Street, Los Angeles, California, with Douglas Jackson, Christine Jackson and James Jackson.5
Last Edited29 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax City Ward No 6, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Family: 42; Page: 5.
  2. [S665] National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), "U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942", James Alfred Jackson; State: California; Local Board: 279, Los Angeles County.
  3. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Monica Genevieve Mullane; James Alfred Jackson; Registration Year: 1919; Book: 7; Page: 663.
  4. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; FHL Film: 2339889; Roll: 154; Image: 1041.0; ED: 0578; Page: 23B; Lines: 90-94.
  5. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T627_431; ED: 60-1261; Page: 62B; Lines: 75-79.
  6. [S422] National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), "U.S. Naturalization Records Indexes, 1791-1992", James Alfred Jackson; Los Angeles, California; 25 June 1943.
  7. [S416] State of California Department of Health Services, "California Death Index, 1940-1997", James Alfred Jackson; 4 February 1957.
  8. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 87 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 29; Page: 3.

Sophye Beatrice Jackson1,2

F, #27587, b. 8 February 1893, d. 10 August 1975
FatherJames Jackson2 b. 22 Jan 1868, d. 8 Jul 1923
MotherMargaret Topping2 b. 17 Dec 1870, d. 6 Dec 1917
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Sophye Beatrice Jackson was born on 8 February 1893 at Nova Scotia.2 She married Herbert Percy Thompson in 1942.3 Sophye Beatrice Jackson died on 10 August 1975 at age 82.4,1

     Sophye Beatrice Jackson was in New York on 6 December 1917. She joined the Red Cross relief mission and arrived in Halifax a few days after the explosion. On arrival, she worked in field hospitals. When the immediate crisis was over, she left the Red Cross mission to care for her injured father.5

Census Summary

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1900
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1920
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1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
Death
1975

Census, Residence

Census1901Sophye Beatrice Jackson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of James Jackson and Margaret Topping at Halifax, Nova Scotia.2
Census1911Sophye Beatrice Jackson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of James Jackson and Margaret Topping at 18 Duffus Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.6
Census1920Sophye Beatrice Jackson appeared on the census of 1920 at U.S. Army General Hospital #28, Deerfield, Illinois, enumerated with other nurses in Army Nurse Corps on duty in the hospital.7
Census1930Sophye Beatrice Jackson appeared on the census of 1930 at Franklin Street, Port Townsend, Washington, enumerated with other nurses and staff at a marine hospital.8
Last Edited30 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Sophye Beatrice (Jackson) Thompson, Floral Hills Cemetery, Lynnwood, Washington; Memorial Number: 107498158.
  2. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax City Ward No 6, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Family: 42; Page: 5.
  3. [S836] Various Contributors, "Find A Grave", Herbert Percy Thompson, Floral Hills Cemetery, Lynnwood, Washington; Memorial Number: 107497808.
  4. [S863] Washington State Department of Health, "Washington Death Index, 1940-1996", Sophye J. Thompson; 10 August 1975; #018330.
  5. [S864] James G. Mahar, Too Many to Mourn, 118-120, 156-166, 173-175.
  6. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 87 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 29; Page: 3.
  7. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Deerfield, Lake, Illinois; Roll: T625_381; Image: 286; ED: 247; Page: 24A; Line: 48.
  8. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Port Townsend, Jefferson, Washington; FHL Film: 2342221; Roll: 2487; Image: 1048.0; ED: 0020; Page: 4A; Line: 30.

Annie Jackson1

F, #27588, b. 9 April 1895, d. 6 December 1917
FatherJames Jackson1 b. 22 Jan 1868, d. 8 Jul 1923
MotherMargaret Topping1 b. 17 Dec 1870, d. 6 Dec 1917
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Annie Jackson was born on 9 April 1895 at Nova Scotia.1 She died on 6 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 22, in the Halifax Explosion.2

     Annie Jackson was living with her parents James Jackson and Margaret Topping at 18 Duffus Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia near ground zero when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Annie died as a result of the explosion, as did her mother Margaret. Her sister Minnie was living at the same address, and she survived, but her son Clifford did not.

     Her brother Louis Jackson was working in the railyard near the harbor and he was severely wounded. He died a few days later on 13 December 1917.

Census Summary

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1901
1910
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1911
Death
1917

Census, Residence

Census1901Annie Jackson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of James Jackson and Margaret Topping at Halifax, Nova Scotia.1
Census1911Annie Jackson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of James Jackson and Margaret Topping at 18 Duffus Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited19 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax City Ward No 6, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Family: 42; Page: 5.
  2. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Annie Jackson; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 180; Number: 1082.
  3. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 87 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 29; Page: 3.

Louis Jackson1

M, #27589, b. 4 July 1899, d. 13 December 1917
FatherJames Jackson1 b. 22 Jan 1868, d. 8 Jul 1923
MotherMargaret Topping1 b. 17 Dec 1870, d. 6 Dec 1917
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Louis Jackson was born on 4 July 1899 at Nova Scotia.1 He died on 13 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 18 as a result of injuries sustained in the Halifax Explosion.2

     Louis Jackson was living with his parents, James Jackson and Margaret Topping, at 18 Duffus Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia near ground zero when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Louis was working in the railroad yard fairly close to ground zero and was severely injured. He died a few day later. His parents, sisters Annie and Minnie, and nephew Clifford were at home at the time of the explosion, and only his father and sister Minnie survived.

Census Summary

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1899
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
Death
1917

Census, Residence

Census1901Louis Jackson appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of James Jackson and Margaret Topping at Halifax, Nova Scotia.1
Census1911Louis Jackson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of James Jackson and Margaret Topping at 18 Duffus Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited19 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax City Ward No 6, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Family: 42; Page: 5.
  2. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Lewis Jackson; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 109; Number: 658.
  3. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 87 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 29; Page: 3.

Mary E. Jackson1

F, #27592, b. 19 February 1877, d. 8 August 1958
FatherJames Jackson1 b. 10 Feb 1848, d. 4 Jun 1901
MotherElizabeth Hallaran1 b. c 1851, d. 6 Dec 1917

Family

Joseph Devereaux Hinch b. 22 Dec 1865, d. 6 Dec 1917
Children
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Mary (Jackson) (Hinch) Mahar
     Mary E. Jackson was born on 19 February 1877 at Nova Scotia.2,1 She married Joseph Devereaux Hinch on 11 January 1893 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was 15. He was 27.1 Mary E. Jackson became a widow at age 40 upon the death of her husband Joseph Devereaux Hinch on 6 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.3 Mary E. Jackson married James William Mahar on 29 September 1919 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was 42. He was 47.4 Mary E. Jackson died on 8 August 1958 at Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 81. The informant on her death certificate was James G. Mahar.5

     Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson were living with their children (Clara, Elina, Thomas, Mable, Joseph, Fredrick, Annie, Margaret, Ralph and Jean) at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Their home was near ground zero. Mary E. Jackson was the only survivor. I do not know if all the members of the family were in the house, or if some of the family members who died were elsewhere but still within the blast zone.

Census Summary

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1880
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1881
1890
Census
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1900
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1901
1910
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1911
1920
1930
1940
1950
Death
1958

Census, Residence

Census1881Mary E. Jackson appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of James Jackson and Elizabeth Hallaran at Halifax, Nova Scotia.6
Census1891Mary E. Jackson appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of James Jackson and Elizabeth Hallaran at Halifax, Nova Scotia.7
Census1901Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson appeared on the census of 1901 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Clara Hinch and Elina Hinch.2
Census1911Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson appeared on the census of 1911 at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Clara Hinch, Stanley Giffin, Thomas Hinch, Mable Hinch, Joseph Hinch and Fredrick Hinch.8
Last Edited31 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Mary E. Jackson; Joseph Hinch; Registration Year: 1893; Book: 1818; Page: 273; Number: 14.
  2. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax City Ward No 6, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Family: 43; Page: 5.
  3. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Joseph Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 21; Number: 128.
  4. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Mary Hinch; James William Mahar; Registration Year: 1919; Book: 8; Page: 137.
  5. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Mary Elizabeth Mahar; Registration Year: 1958; Page: 4447.
  6. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Ward 3, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Roll: C_13168; Family: 163; Page: 32.
  7. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Ward 6a, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6314; Family: 98; Page: 23; Lines: 21-25; Page: 24; Lines: 1-5.
  8. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 81 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 62; Page: 7.
  9. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Mary Beatrice Hinch; Registration Year: 1895; Page: 123; Number: 76.
  10. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Sarah Elizabeth Hinch; Registration Year: 1895; Page: 123; Number: 77.
  11. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Registration Year: 1899; Page: 214; Number: 10.
  12. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Annie Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 131; Number: 790.
  13. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Margaret Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 132; Number: 797.
  14. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Ralph Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 132; Number: 798.
  15. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Jean Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 132; Number: 793.

Joseph Devereaux Hinch1,2

M, #27593, b. 22 December 1865, d. 6 December 1917

Family

Mary E. Jackson b. 19 Feb 1877, d. 8 Aug 1958
Children
     Joseph Devereaux Hinch was born on 22 December 1865 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.1,3,4 He married Mary E. Jackson, daughter of James Jackson and Elizabeth Hallaran, on 11 January 1893 at Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was 27. She was 15.2 Joseph Devereaux Hinch was a stevedore according to the census of 1901.5 He died on 6 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 51, in the Halifax Explosion.6

     Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson were living with their children (Clara, Elina, Thomas, Mable, Joseph, Fredrick, Annie, Margaret, Ralph and Jean) at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Their home was near ground zero. Mary E. Jackson was the only survivor. I do not know if all the members of the family were in the house, or if some of the family members who died were elsewhere but still within the blast zone.

Census Summary

1860
Birth
1865
1870
1880
1890
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
Death
1917

Census, Residence

Census1901Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson appeared on the census of 1901 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Clara Hinch and Elina Hinch.5
Census1911Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson appeared on the census of 1911 at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Clara Hinch, Stanley Giffin, Thomas Hinch, Mable Hinch, Joseph Hinch and Fredrick Hinch.7
Last Edited30 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Registration Year: 1865; Book: 1809; Page: 52; Number: 858.
  2. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Mary E. Jackson; Joseph Hinch; Registration Year: 1893; Book: 1818; Page: 273; Number: 14.
  3. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax City Ward No 6, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Family: 43; Page: 5; 23 December 1866.
  4. [S13] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Marriage Registrations", Mary E. Jackson; Joseph Hinch; Registration Year: 1893; Book: 1818; Page: 273; Number: 14; where Joseph's age is given as 26.
  5. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax City Ward No 6, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Family: 43; Page: 5.
  6. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Joseph Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 21; Number: 128.
  7. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 81 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 62; Page: 7.
  8. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Mary Beatrice Hinch; Registration Year: 1895; Page: 123; Number: 76.
  9. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Sarah Elizabeth Hinch; Registration Year: 1895; Page: 123; Number: 77.
  10. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Registration Year: 1899; Page: 214; Number: 10.
  11. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Annie Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 131; Number: 790.
  12. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Margaret Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 132; Number: 797.
  13. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Ralph Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 132; Number: 798.
  14. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Jean Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 132; Number: 793.

Clara Hinch1

F, #27594, b. 5 July 1898, d. 6 December 1917
FatherJoseph Devereaux Hinch1 b. 22 Dec 1865, d. 6 Dec 1917
MotherMary E. Jackson1 b. 19 Feb 1877, d. 8 Aug 1958
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Clara Hinch was born on 5 July 1898 at Nova Scotia.1 She died on 6 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 19, in the Halifax Explosion.2 She was a training to be a nurse at the time of her death.2

     Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson were living with their children (Clara, Elina, Thomas, Mable, Joseph, Fredrick, Annie, Margaret, Ralph and Jean) at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Their home was near ground zero. Mary E. Jackson was the only survivor. I do not know if all the members of the family were in the house, or if some of the family members who died were elsewhere but still within the blast zone.

Census Summary

1890
Birth
1898
1900
Census
1901
1910
Census
1911
Death
1917

Census, Residence

Census1901Clara Hinch appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson at Halifax, Nova Scotia.1
Census1911Clara Hinch appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.3
Last Edited20 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax City Ward No 6, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Family: 43; Page: 5.
  2. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Clara Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 131; Number: 791.
  3. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 81 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 62; Page: 7.

Elina Hinch1

F, #27595, b. 22 July 1900, d. 6 December 1917
FatherJoseph Devereaux Hinch1 b. 22 Dec 1865, d. 6 Dec 1917
MotherMary E. Jackson1 b. 19 Feb 1877, d. 8 Aug 1958
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Elina Hinch was born on 22 July 1900 at Nova Scotia.1 She died on 6 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 17, in the Halifax Explosion.2

     Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson were living with their children (Clara, Elina, Thomas, Mable, Joseph, Fredrick, Annie, Margaret, Ralph and Jean) at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Their home was near ground zero. Mary E. Jackson was the only survivor. I do not know if all the members of the family were in the house, or if some of the family members who died were elsewhere but still within the blast zone.

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1900
Census
1901
1910
Death
1917

Census, Residence

Census1901Elina Hinch appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson at Halifax, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited20 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S5] 1901 Canadian Census; Halifax City Ward No 6, Halifax City, Nova Scotia; Family: 43; Page: 5.
  2. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Lena Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 132; Number: 795.

Thomas Hinch1

M, #27596, b. April 1902, d. 6 December 1917
FatherJoseph Devereaux Hinch1 b. 22 Dec 1865, d. 6 Dec 1917
MotherMary E. Jackson1 b. 19 Feb 1877, d. 8 Aug 1958
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Thomas Hinch was born in April 1902 at Nova Scotia.1 He died on 6 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 15, in the Halifax Explosion.2

     Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson were living with their children (Clara, Elina, Thomas, Mable, Joseph, Fredrick, Annie, Margaret, Ralph and Jean) at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Their home was near ground zero. Mary E. Jackson was the only survivor. I do not know if all the members of the family were in the house, or if some of the family members who died were elsewhere but still within the blast zone.

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1902
1910
Census
1911
Death
1917

Census, Residence

Census1911Thomas Hinch appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited20 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 81 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 62; Page: 7.
  2. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Thomas Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 133; Number: 799.

Mable Hinch1

F, #27597, b. December 1905, d. 6 December 1917
FatherJoseph Devereaux Hinch1 b. 22 Dec 1865, d. 6 Dec 1917
MotherMary E. Jackson1 b. 19 Feb 1877, d. 8 Aug 1958
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Mable Hinch was born in December 1905 at Nova Scotia.1 She died on 6 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, in the Halifax Explosion.2

     Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson were living with their children (Clara, Elina, Thomas, Mable, Joseph, Fredrick, Annie, Margaret, Ralph and Jean) at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Their home was near ground zero. Mary E. Jackson was the only survivor. I do not know if all the members of the family were in the house, or if some of the family members who died were elsewhere but still within the blast zone.

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1905
1910
Census
1911
Death
1917

Census, Residence

Census1911Mable Hinch appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited20 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 81 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 62; Page: 7.
  2. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Margaret Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 132; Number: 796.

Joseph Hinch1

M, #27598, b. November 1907, d. 6 December 1917
FatherJoseph Devereaux Hinch1 b. 22 Dec 1865, d. 6 Dec 1917
MotherMary E. Jackson1 b. 19 Feb 1877, d. 8 Aug 1958
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Joseph Hinch was born in November 1907 at Nova Scotia.1 He died on 6 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 10, in the Halifax Explosion.2

     Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson were living with their children (Clara, Elina, Thomas, Mable, Joseph, Fredrick, Annie, Margaret, Ralph and Jean) at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Their home was near ground zero. Mary E. Jackson was the only survivor. I do not know if all the members of the family were in the house, or if some of the family members who died were elsewhere but still within the blast zone.

Census Summary

1900
Birth
1907
1910
Census
1911
Death
1917

Census, Residence

Census1911Joseph Hinch appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited20 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 81 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 62; Page: 7.
  2. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Joseph Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 132; Number: 794.

Fredrick Hinch1

M, #27599, b. January 1910, d. 6 December 1917
FatherJoseph Devereaux Hinch1 b. 22 Dec 1865, d. 6 Dec 1917
MotherMary E. Jackson1 b. 19 Feb 1877, d. 8 Aug 1958
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Fredrick Hinch was born in January 1910 at Nova Scotia.1 He died on 6 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 7, in the Halifax Explosion.2

     Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson were living with their children (Clara, Elina, Thomas, Mable, Joseph, Fredrick, Annie, Margaret, Ralph and Jean) at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Their home was near ground zero. Mary E. Jackson was the only survivor. I do not know if all the members of the family were in the house, or if some of the family members who died were elsewhere but still within the blast zone.

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1910
Census
1911
Death
1917

Census, Residence

Census1911Fredrick Hinch appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited20 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; 81 - Ward 6, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Family: 62; Page: 7.
  2. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Freddie Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 131; Number: 792.

Annie Hinch1

F, #27600, b. 17 February 1912, d. 6 December 1917
FatherJoseph Devereaux Hinch1 b. 22 Dec 1865, d. 6 Dec 1917
MotherMary E. Jackson1 b. 19 Feb 1877, d. 8 Aug 1958
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Annie Hinch was also known as Agnes A. Hinch.2 She was born on 17 February 1912 at Halifax, Nova Scotia.1 She died on 6 December 1917 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, at age 5, in the Halifax Explosion.1

     Joseph Devereaux Hinch and Mary E. Jackson were living with their children (Clara, Elina, Thomas, Mable, Joseph, Fredrick, Annie, Margaret, Ralph and Jean) at 66 Veith Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia when the Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax harbor on 6 December 1917. Their home was near ground zero. Mary E. Jackson was the only survivor. I do not know if all the members of the family were in the house, or if some of the family members who died were elsewhere but still within the blast zone.
Last Edited20 May 2015

Citations

  1. [S14] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Death Registrations", Annie Hinch; Registration Year: 1917; Page: 131; Number: 790.
  2. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Agnes A. Hinch; Registration Year: 1912; Page: 52600004; Number: 52600004.