Mildred May Jackson

30 August 1894–4 December 1971 (Age 77)
Montville, Waldo, Maine, United States

The Life of Mildred May

When Mildred May Jackson was born on 30 August 1894, in Montville, Waldo, Maine, United States, her father, Hollis Lozene Jackson, was 26 and her mother, Charlotte S. Knowlton, was 20. She married Hovey Gardner Thompson on 23 June 1913, in Rockland, Knox, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Rockland, Knox, Maine, United States in 1913 and Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 December 1971, at the age of 77, and was buried in Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Hovey Gardner Thompson
Mildred May Jackson
Marriage: 23 June 1913
Maxine Thompson
Virginia O Thompson

Spouse and Children

23 June 1913
Rockland, Knox, Maine, United States


    Maxine Thompson


    Virginia O Thompson


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 4

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 (3)

  • Mildred M Thompson in household of Hovey G Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mildred M Thompson in household of Hovey G Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred M Jackson in household of Hollis Jackson, "United States Census, 1900"

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