Nellie Jackson

Femaleabout 1890–

Brief Life History of Nellie

When Nellie Jackson was born about 1890, in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Goss Jackson, was 35 and her mother, Eliza Ann Rollings, was 35. She lived in Luton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

William Goss Jackson
1856–
Eliza Ann Rollings
1856–
Rosina Jackson
1880–
sydney jackson
1885–
Maud Jackson
1888–
Nellie Jackson
about 1890–
Lily Jackson
1895–
Florrie Jackson
1899–

Sources (4)

  • Nellie Jackson in household of William Jackson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nellie Jackson - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Nellie Jackson
  • Nellie Jackson in household of William Jackson, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 14

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

1908

Age 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 31

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack . In North America, this surname has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages, in particular those derived from equivalents or short forms and other derivatives of the personal name Jacob , e.g. Norwegian Jacobsen or Jakobsen and, in some cases, Slovenian Jakše (from a derivative of the personal name Jakob ). This surname is also very common among African Americans (see also 2 below).

African American: from the personal name Jackson (or Andrew Jackson), adopted in honor of Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of the US; or adoption of the surname in 1 above, in many cases probably for the same reason.

History: This extremely common British name was brought over by numerous different bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. One forebear was the father and namesake of the seventh US president, Andrew Jackson, who migrated to SC from Carrickfergus in the north of Ireland in 1765. The Confederate General Thomas ‘Stonewall’ Jackson came from VA, where his great-grandfather John, likewise of Scotch–Irish stock, had settled after emigrating to America in 1748.

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

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