Grimsby Newspapers
Jackson, John A. and Halstead, Nancy Minerva, (Anniversary: 50 on 25 Feb 1913)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 5 Mar 1913, p. 5

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Ochre River, Manitoba, March 4 - A large number of relatives and friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Jackson on Tuesday last to celebrate the golden wedding of the aged couple, who have been married 50 years. They were the recipients of numerous presents, among others a purse from the children, containing sufficient money to buy them return tickets for a trip to Ontario. Mr. John A. Jackson was born in Blairgowrie, Scotland, in 1837, and came to Canada when 8 years old. He lived in Ontario until 1896, when he came west to Manitoba and settle on his farm at Ochre River. Miss Nancy Minerva Halstead was born at Grimsby, Ont. in 1842. They were married at Grimsby on February 25, 1863. The family consisted of 8 children, 7 of whom are still living. They are Mr. Jas. W. Jackson, Stoney Creek, Ont.; Mrs. Annie Jane Green, Anoka, Minn.; Mr. John W. Jackson, Ochre River, Man.; Mrs. Mary M. Piott, Grimsby Centre, Ont.; Mr. Norman L. Jackson, Dauphin, Man.; Mrs. Jessie S. Pott, Abingdon, Ont.; and Mrs. Lillie J. Marshall, Dauphin, Man. There are 25 grandchildren, one of whom is married. Mr. Jacksons brother, Mr. Wm., who was groomsman at the wedding, and his brother, Mr. David, and two sisters, Mrs. Kate Robb and Mrs. Mary Tweedle, and Mrs. Jacksons brother, Mr. Elijah Halstead, are still living in Ontario.

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Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Wedding Anniversaries
Date of Publication:
5 Mar 1913
Date Of Event:
25 Feb 1913
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Jackson, John A. and Halstead, Nancy Minerva, (Anniversary: 50 on 25 Feb 1913)