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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Jonathan Jackson
Nancy Ann Nichols
William Jackson
Jonathan Jackson
Benjamin Franklin Jackson
Elizabeth Jackson
Emma Jackson
Mary Ann Jackson
James Jackson
Mary Ann Jackson
Mary Jackson
Jemima Jackson
Elizabeth Jackson

Parents and Siblings


    Nancy Ann Nichols




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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.

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.

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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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