James Mitchell Jacka

1838–
St Buryan, Cornwall, England

The Life of James Mitchell

When James Mitchell Jacka was born in 1838, in St Buryan, Cornwall, England, his father, Charles Jacka, was 33 and his mother, Grace Weymouth Michell, was 30. He lived in Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1875 and Fredonia, Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1880. He died in United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Jacka
1805–
Grace Weymouth Michell
1808–
Charles Jacka
1832–1844
William Mitchell Jacka
1833–1866
John Weymouth Jacka
1836–1840
James Mitchell Jacka
1838–
Grace Weymouth Jacka
1841–1903
John Weymouth Jacka
1844–
Anna M Jacka
1848–
Charles Jacka
1849–

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Jacka

    Male1805–Male

    Grace Weymouth Michell

    Female1808–Female

siblings

(8)

    Charles Jacka

    Male1832–1844Male

    William Mitchell Jacka

    Male1833–1866Male

    John Weymouth Jacka

    Male1836–1840Male

    Male1838–Male

    Grace Weymouth Jacka

    Female1841–1903Female

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World Events (8)

1843

Age 5

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 16

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 32

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English (Cornwall and Wales): variant of Jack .2 Czech (Jačka), Polish, and German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form (Czech Jač, Polish Jacz) of any of the various Slavic personal names beginning with Ja-, for example Jakub , Jan , Jacenty ( see Jacek ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • James Jacka in household of Charles Jacka, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Jacka in household of Charles Jacka, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Jackey in household of Charles Jackey, "United States Census, 1880"

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