Thomas Garrard Jackson

Male2 April 1888–21 March 1960

Brief Life History 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

Sources (22)

  • Thos Jackson in entry for Jackson, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Thomas H Jackson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • T G Jackson, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 September 1907
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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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 . In North America, this surname has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages, in particular those derived from equivalents or short forms and other derivatives of the personal name Jacob , e.g. Norwegian Jacobsen or Jakobsen and, in some cases, Slovenian Jakše (from a derivative of the personal name Jakob ). This surname is also very common among African Americans (see also 2 below).

    African American: from the personal name Jackson (or Andrew Jackson), adopted in honor of Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of the US; or adoption of the surname in 1 above, in many cases probably for the same reason.

    History: This extremely common British name was brought over by numerous different bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. One forebear was the father and namesake of the seventh US president, Andrew Jackson, who migrated to SC from Carrickfergus in the north of Ireland in 1765. The Confederate General Thomas ‘Stonewall’ Jackson came from VA, where his great-grandfather John, likewise of Scotch–Irish stock, had settled after emigrating to America in 1748.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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