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
Mary M Jackson
Marriage: about 1876
David H. Carpenter
S. M. Carpenter
Melvin Jesse Carpenter

Spouse and Children

about 1876




    David H. Carpenter


    S. M. Carpenter



Parents and Siblings

    Isaac W Jackson







    Cynthia R Jackson


    Harriet Elizabeth Jackson


    Almery Cassey


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


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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