Thomas Garrard Jackson

2 April 1888–21 March 1960 (Age 71)
Clay, Texas, United States

The Life of Thomas Garrard

When Thomas Garrard Jackson was born on 2 April 1888, in Clay, Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Abner Jackson, was 52 and his mother, Josephine Carniela Gerrard, was 39. He married Elsie Pearl Rodden on 13 September 1907. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Coleman, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Commissioner's Precinct 4, Clay, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 21 March 1960, in Bowie, Montague, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Vashti, Clay, Texas, United States.

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Thomas Garrard Jackson
Elsie Pearl Rodden
Marriage: 13 September 1907
William Alfred Jackson
Cordia Mae Jackson
Minnie Lee Jackson
John Clinton Jackson
Lula Belle Jackson
Elsie Lorene Jackson
Darley B Jackson
Opal I Jackson
Loise C Jackson
Babbie Dean Jackson

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13 September 1907


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 6

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 19

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Thomas H Jackson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas G Jackson in household of Abner Jackson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas G Jackson in household of Abner Jackson, "United States Census, 1900"

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