Mary Ella Jackson

16 April 1870–5 August 1937 (Age 67)
Myrtle Creek, Douglas, Oregon, United States

The Life of Mary Ella

When Mary Ella Jackson was born on 16 April 1870, in Myrtle Creek, Douglas, Oregon, United States, her father, William Jackson, was 40 and her mother, Harriett M Bailey, was 22. She married Ivy William Howard on 15 September 1886, in Myrtle Creek, Douglas, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Oregon, United States in 1870. She died on 5 August 1937, in Riddle, Douglas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Myrtle Creek, Douglas, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ivy William Howard
Mary Ella Jackson
Marriage: 15 September 1886
Loa Alemeda Howard
Henry Howard
William Howard
Hattie Edna Howard
Freddy Howard

Spouse and Children

15 September 1886
Myrtle Creek, Douglas, Oregon, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Jackson






    Preston Jackson



    William Jackson


    Joseph D. Jackson


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 10

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Mary Jackson in household of William Jackson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Jackson in household of Wm Jackson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ella Howard in household of Iva Howard, "United States Census, 1900"

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