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
1827–1884
Alice Elizabeth Hatley
1836–1869
Marriage: 15 July 1858
James Benjamin Jackson
1866–1934
Ben Jackson Jr
Frank Jackson
Mary Ella Jackson
1868–1936
Andrew or Liege Jackson
1869–1921
Alice Jackson
1876–1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 July 1858
Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1800–1876Male

    Elizabeth M Bettie Richardson

    Female1810–1853Female

siblings

(12)

    Male1827–1884Male

    George Washington Jackson

    Male1829–1880Male

    Thomas Andrew Jackson

    Male1832–1912Male

    Mary Winnaford Jackson

    Female1833–1850Female

    Elizabeth Charlotte "Eliza" Jackson

    Female1836–1867Female

+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.
1846

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.

Possible Related Names

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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