John Franklin Jackson

21 January 1834–24 October 1893 (Age 59)
Allen, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Franklin

When John Franklin Jackson was born on 21 January 1834, in Allen, Kentucky, United States, his father, Dr. Alvah F. Jackson, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Virginia Coleman, was 26. He married Minerva Emmaline Summers in 1855, in Eureka Springs, Carroll, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Arkansas, United States in 1870 and Kings River Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1880. He died on 24 October 1893, in Eureka Springs, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Grandview, Carroll, Arkansas, United States.

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John Franklin Jackson
Minerva Emmaline Summers
Marriage: 1855
James Henderson Jackson
Cordelia Elizabeth Jackson
Alvah W Jackson
Flora V Jackson
Dora Telitha Jackson

Spouse and Children

Eureka Springs, Carroll, Arkansas, United States


Parents and Siblings



    William F Jackson


    Thomas Berry Jackson



    Lucy Penelope "Nellie" Jackson



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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

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.

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 22

Historical Boundaries - 1856: Carroll, Arkansas, United States

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)

  • John F Jackson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John F Jackson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John F Jackson, "United States Census, 1860"

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