Benjamin Anderson Jackson

28 December 1827–1884 (Age 56)
Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Benjamin Anderson

When Benjamin Anderson Jackson was born on 28 December 1827, in Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Peter Jackson, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth M Bettie Richardson, was 17. He married Mary Ann Scott on 24 December 1853, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 12, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died in 1884, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in White Bluff Cemetery, White Bluff, Dickson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Anderson Jackson
Alice Elizabeth Hatley
Marriage: 15 July 1858
James Benjamin Jackson
Ben Jackson Jr
Frank Jackson
Mary Ella Jackson
Andrew or Liege Jackson
Alice Jackson

Spouse and Children

15 July 1858
Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth M Bettie Richardson





    George Washington Jackson


    Thomas Andrew Jackson


    Mary Winnaford Jackson


    Elizabeth Charlotte "Eliza" Jackson


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 8

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 19

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Ben Jackson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bery A Jackson in household of Peter Jackson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ben Jackson in entry for James B. Jackson, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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