She died in Dundas, Ontario on May 22, 1842. She was layed to rest at St. John's church cemetery in Lancaster.


  Jane Johnston Schoolcraft,
posted by flas0013 on Nov 15 | Comments (6) and Source · End of Life/Her Legacy

In 1847, only five years after the death of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft, Henry Schoolcraft married Mary Howard and their children were so upset by their father's second marriage that they alienated themselves from him and their stepmother.

  Biographical information on Schoolcraft,
posted by newma188 on Nov 15 | Comments (5) and Source · End of Life/Her Legacy

It is said that Jane Schoolcraft's death was caused by a combination of her distaste of the white society overtaking her culture and with an addiction to laudanum, a powerful opiate used to soothe her pain.

  Schoolcraft's Death,
posted by mila0033 on Nov 16 | Comments (4) and Source · End of Life/Her Legacy

There are historic sites of the Johnston house and the Schoolcraft house, where Jane spent most of her life. These sites are at Sault Ste. Marie Michigan where they are currently preserved at.

  Historic Structures,
posted by nguye361 on Nov 16 | Comments (6) and Source · End of Life/Her Legacy

Jane Schoolcraft suffered consistent illness that stemmed from the death of her first son, William Henry, whom she lost at the age of two in 1827.

Mason, Philip P. "Introduction." The Literary Voyager. Michigan State University Press: 1962. xxiv.

  Jane's last years,
posted by kass0068 on Nov 17 | Comments (3) and Source · End of Life/Her Legacy

Jane's health grew worse as the years went by. She went and lived with her sister in Ontario, while Henry was away in Europe. Jane died very suddenly there.

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posted by stue0050 on Nov 29 | Comments (3) and Source · End of Life/Her Legacy