Obed G. Jackson

about 1837–22 October 1877 (Age 40)
East Marlborough Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Obed G.

When Obed G. Jackson was born about 1837, in East Marlborough Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Obed Jackson, was 49 and his mother, Lydia Nichols, was 50. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 22 October 1877, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 40.

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Obed Jackson
Lydia Nichols
Daniel Jackson
Dinah Jackson
Mary Jackson
Obed G. Jackson
Henry Jackson
Lydia Jackson

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World Events (5)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 26

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

Age 26

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Jack, nickname for John, and sun, son, meaning son of Jack. Jacques, French for James, is the most probable origin of the name Jack.

Sources (3)

  • Obed G Jackson in household of William Chambers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Obed G Jackson in household of Mary A Hall, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Obed G Jackson in household of Obed Jackson, "United States Census, 1850"

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