Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Jane Adams[1]

Female 1818 - 1908  (90 years)


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  • Name Jane Adams 
    Born 1818  Bicester, , Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Jane Davidson 
    Name Jane Pitts 
    Residence 1851  Bicester, , Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1892  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-119512 
    Died 20 Apr 1908  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I119512  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Family 1 James Pitts,   b. 1814, Bicester, , Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Alfred James Pitts,   b. 13 May 1849, Bicester, , Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1930, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Fanny Elizabeth Pitts,   b. Mar 1854, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1937, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
     3. Sarah Ann Pitts,   b. 13 Nov 1856, Bicester, , Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1936, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Kate Louisa Pitts,   b. 2 Jul 1864, Bicester, , Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1955, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     5. Francis Walter Pitts,   b. Aug 1965, Bicester, , Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1950, , York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F29954  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Robert Davidson,   b. 1819, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1894, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1892  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F22937  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Demise of Mrs. Robt. Davidson

      Aged Lady Passed Away at the Hospital on Monday Afternoon


      The death occurred at the Hospital on Monday afternoon of Jane Adams, aged 90 years, relict of the late Robert Davidson, of Dumfries. The deceased lady [with her husband crossed out] came to Canada from Oxford, England, 25 years ago, and has lived in Dumfries and Galt since her arrivial. Her husband predeceased her twelve years ago. The deceased was of sterling character and sympathetic nature and dore her long illness with Christian fortitude and patience. For the past year she had been in the hospital, where she endeared herself to all by her patience and kindliness Although suffering herself she took a deep interest in the welfare of the other patients, and her sweet disposition was not marred by her long period of suffering. She will be missed by a host of friends.

      The surviing relatives are three sons and four daughters, as follows: Messrs. A. J. Pitts, Centre Street, Galt; Frank Pitts, New Ontario; Geo. Pitts, in England; Mrs. Yates, Toronto; Mrs. John Mogg, Galt; [lettering crossed out, unreadable] and Mrs. Lee, in Englang; [Mrs. Jacobs, USA in handwriting]

      The funeral will take place to Trinity cemetery on Wednesday afternoon at 3 o clok, from the residence of Mrs. John Mogg, St. Andrews street.

      ____________________________

      Her daughter came as a nanny, and then she and several children filtered over gradually.

  • Sources 
    1. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Alfred Pitts, d. 14 May 1830 Galt, b. England 13 Mar 1849, s/o James Pitts (b. England) & Jane Adams (b. England) cause: carcinoma of Rectum (2 years) disease contracted at Calgary Alberta. Buried Galt

    2. [S2177] Census - England - 1851, Class: HO107; Piece: 1729; Folio: 406; Page: 23; GSU roll: 193638 Biecester Market End, Oxford, England.
      James Pitts 36 b. Bicester, Oxfordshire, England
      Jane 32
      Ellen 14
      Henry 11
      Samuel 8
      Whitman 4
      Alfred 2

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Robert Davidson
      Age:68
      Birth Place:Brett England
      Marriage Date:10 Nov 1892
      Marriage Place:Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
      Father:Joshua Davidson
      Mother:Sarah Davidson
      Spouse:Jane Pitts
      Age 73 b. Oxford, England
      d/o William & Ann Adams

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1818 - Bicester, , Oxfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Bicester, , Oxfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1892 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Nov 1892 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Apr 1908 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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