Mary Jackson

about 1766– (Age NaN)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Jackson was born about 1766, in New York, United States, her father, Henry Jackson, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Knoet Clott, was 18. She married Luther Elliott.

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Luther Elliott
Mary Jackson
1766–
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    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 10
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 10
    New York is the 11th state.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 31
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack . In North America, this surname has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages, in particular those derived from equivalents or short forms and other derivatives of the personal name Jacob , e.g. Norwegian Jacobsen or Jakobsen and, in some cases, Slovenian Jakše (from a derivative of the personal name Jakob ). This surname is also very common among African Americans (see also 2 below).African American: from the personal name Jackson (or Andrew Jackson), adopted in honor of Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of the US; or adoption of the surname in 1 above, in many cases probably for the same reason.History: This extremely common British name was brought over by numerous different bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. One forebear was the father and namesake of the seventh US president, Andrew Jackson, who migrated to SC from Carrickfergus in the north of Ireland in 1765. The Confederate General Thomas ‘Stonewall’ Jackson came from VA, where his great-grandfather John, likewise of Scotch–Irish stock, had settled after emigrating to America in 1748.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Jack

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    • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Jackson - Individual or family possessions: Handwritten information: birth: about 1766; New York, United States

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