Cordelia Evaline Jackson

25 March 1879–25 May 1944 (Age 65)
Walker, Alabama, United States

The Life of Cordelia Evaline

When Cordelia Evaline Jackson was born on 25 March 1879, in Walker, Alabama, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Jackson, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Susan Beard, was 36. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with John William German. She lived in Election Precinct 4 Clanton, Chilton, Alabama, United States in 1880. She died on 25 May 1944, in Walker, Alabama, United States, at the age of 65.

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John William German
Cordelia Evaline Jackson
Allice M. German
Jessie R. German
Mary R. German
Susan Alma German
William Benjamin German

Spouse and Children



    Allice M. German


    Jessie R. German


    Mary R. German


    Susan Alma German


    William Benjamin German


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+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 16

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Cordelia Jackson in household of Henry Jackson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cordelia E German in household of John W German, "United States Census, 1910"
  • C Evaline Jackson in household of Benjamin Jackson, "United States Census, 1880"

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