Mark Jackson

1835–
Wilkinson, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mark

Mark Jackson was born in 1835, in Wilkinson, Georgia, United States. He had at least 1 daughter with Sarah A. G.

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Mark Jackson
1835–
Sarah A. G
1844–
Martha F. Jackson
1880–

Spouse and Children

    Male1835–Male

    Sarah A. G

    Female1844–Female

children

(1)

    Martha F. Jackson

    Female1880–Female

World Events (8)

1835 · Treaty of New Echota

Age 0

A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 31

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 (1)

  • Mark Jackson in household of Thomas Jackson, "United States Census, 1850"

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