William Jackson

1859–Male
Akersville, Brush Creek Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William

When William Jackson was born in 1859, in Akersville, Brush Creek Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Styles H. Jackson, was 57 and his mother, Mary Peck, was 33. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Styles H. Jackson
1802–1873
Mary Peck
1826–1884
Amanda Layton Jackson
1857–
William Jackson
1859–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 4

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

Age 4

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.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 4

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

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)

  • William Jackson in household of Stiles Jackson, "United States Census, 1870"

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