Lemuel Ralph Jackson

23 September 1847–24 December 1871 (Age 24)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Lemuel Ralph

When Lemuel Ralph Jackson was born on 23 September 1847, in Georgia, United States, his father, Ralph Jackson, was 28 and his mother, Jane Murphy, was 35. He married Sarah E. Stewart on 24 December 1871, in Independence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Healing Springs Township, Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1890. He died on 24 December 1871, at the age of 24.

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Lemuel Ralph Jackson
Sarah E. Stewart
Marriage: 24 December 1871
Anna J. Jackson
James M. Jackson
William R. Jackson

Spouse and Children

24 December 1871
Independence, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (4)


Age 14

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 19

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack 1. As an American surname this has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lemiel R Jackson in household of Ralph Jackson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lemma Jackson in household of Ralph Jackson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • L R Jackson, "United States Census, 1880"

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