Katherine Elizabeth Jackson

18 January 1878–21 October 1958 (Age 80)
Adair, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Katherine Elizabeth

When Katherine Elizabeth Jackson was born on 18 January 1878, in Adair, Kentucky, United States, her father, Gabriel Jackson, was 54 and her mother, Celia Jane Smith, was 31. She married Mathias Rue Elkins on 4 July 1896, in Mingo, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 1 Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died on 21 October 1958, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mathias Rue Elkins
Katherine Elizabeth Jackson
Marriage: 4 July 1896
Martha Jane Elkins
Lula Ethel Elkins
Yantie Elizabeth Elkins
Melvin Andrew Elkins
Martelia Garnett Elkins
Arlin Marvel Elkins
Alonzo Bias Elkins
Sarah Margaret Elkins
Robert Morgan Elkins
William Virgil Elkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1896Mingo, West Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    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.
    1892 · The Radio is invented
    Age 14
    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 22
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    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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    Sources (30)

    • Katie Jackson in entry for Elkins, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
    • Kate Elkins in household of Tice Rue Elkins, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Kallie Jackson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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