W. W. Jackson

27 August 1857–
Chase, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of W. W.

When W. W. Jackson was born on 27 August 1857, his father, Wm. R. Jackson, was 116 and his mother, Anna, was 120. He married Mattie F. Kiker on 15 February 1880, in Gordon, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

W. W. Jackson
1857–
Mattie F. Kiker
1862–
Marriage: 15 February 1880

Spouse and Children

    Male1857–Male

    Mattie F. Kiker

    Female1862–Female

MARRIAGE
15 February 1880
Gordon, Georgia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Wm. R. Jackson

    Male1741–Male

    Anna

    Female1737–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 6

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

Age 6

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.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 33

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • W. W. Jackson, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • W. W. Jackson, "Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967"
  • Walker Hamilton Jackson, "Maryland, Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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