John Young Jackson

20 October 1866–
Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John Young

When John Young Jackson was born on 20 October 1866, in Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Jackson, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Young, was 26. He had at least 2 daughters with Sarah.

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John Young Jackson
1866–
Sarah
1867–
Annie Jackson
1887–
Mary Jackson
1889–

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World Events (8)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 2

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1884

Age 18

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 36

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

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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  • John Young Jackson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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