Jonathan Jackson

about 1829–
East Marlborough Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan Jackson was born about 1829, in East Marlborough Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jonathan Jackson, was 37 and his mother, Nancy Ann Nichols, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Jackson
1792–1871
Nancy Ann Nichols
1794–
William Jackson
1825–1826
Jonathan Jackson
1829–
Benjamin Franklin Jackson
1831–
Elizabeth Jackson
1833–
Emma Jackson
1835–
Mary Ann Jackson
1828–1828
James Jackson
1831–1832
Mary Ann Jackson
1832–1877
Mary Jackson
1833–1833
Jemima Jackson
1835–1835
Elizabeth Jackson
1836–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1792–1871Male

    Nancy Ann Nichols

    Female1794–Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1863

Age 34

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Jonathan Jackson in household of Jonathan Jackson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jonathan Jackson in household of Jonathan Jackson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • 1850 United States Federal Census for Mary Ann Jackson

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