Mary M Jackson

2 August 1856–30 November 1935 (Age 79)
Groveland Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary M

When Mary M Jackson was born on 2 August 1856, in Groveland Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States, her father, Isaac W Jackson, was 22 and her mother, Sarah M Husted, was 23. She married Chester James Carpenter about 1876. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Crystal Township, Montcalm, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 30 November 1935, in Sumner, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in New Haven Township Cemetery, New Haven Center, Gratiot, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester James Carpenter
1854–1920
Mary M Jackson
1856–1935
Marriage: about 1876
Carpenter
1879–1879
David H. Carpenter
1888–1961
S. M. Carpenter
1890–1891
Melvin Jesse Carpenter
1895–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1876
children

(4)

    Carpenter

    Male1879–1879Male

    David H. Carpenter

    Male1888–1961Male

    S. M. Carpenter

    Female1890–1891Female

    Male1895–1990Male

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac W Jackson

    Male1834–1864Male

    Female1833–1920Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1854–1927Female

    Female1856–1935Female

    Cynthia R Jackson

    Female1859–1926Female

    Harriet Elizabeth Jackson

    Female1862–1898Female

    Almery Cassey

    Unknown1870–

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 23

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Dingman in household of Martin Dingman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary M Jackson in household of Ransford H Casey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary M Carpenter in household of Jessey C Carpenter, "United States Census, 1900"

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