Sepia Colour Photograph of Jane McDermott Banting. She was also referred to as "Great Gramma Banting" and "Gramma Banting" Jane was born in 1848 and passed away in 1918. Wife of Charles Banting. Taken by Laurence Photo Studio in Alliston, Ontario.
Event Date : October 8, 1861 Event Type : Marriage
Description : Mr. Edward Jeffs, of West Gwillimbury, to Miss Mary Driffill, eldest daughter of Thomas Driffill, Esq.The ceremony took place at the residence of the bride's father, but location is unknown.
Event Date : 18611000 Event Type : Death Municipality : Middleton Community : Street : Lot : 0 Concession : Description : Daughter of one of Bradford's most esteemed and respectable farmers.Attended the Dundas Female Academy.Was on the way to Scottsville, New York, with her cousin, Mr. Shaw, his wife, and sister, to attend a female seminary nearby.Stopped at a large grist mill in Wyoming County, where she died as a result of being caught in some machinery.She was buried October 13 at Wesley Chapel, Newton Robinson.Lengthy obituary.