Mary Jackson

1851–Female
New York, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Jackson was born in 1851, in New York, United States, her father, Caleb G. Jackson, was 27 and her mother, Christiana D. Neeley, was 21. She lived in Yates, New York, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Caleb G. Jackson
1824–1865
Christiana D. Neeley
1830–1857
Mary Jackson
1851–
Charles Jackson
1854–
Emma Jackson
1856–
Frank Jackson
1856–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 12

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

Age 12

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 31

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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 (1)

  • Mary Jackson in household of Caleb Jackson, "United States Census, 1860"

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