Melvina Ivens Jackson

1887–2 June 1964 (Age 77)
New York, United States

The Life of Melvina Ivens

Melvina Ivens Jackson was born in 1887, in New York, United States as the daughter of Phoebe E Jackson. She married Frederick Mortimer Boland about 1908, in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 2 June 1964, in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Mortimer Boland
Melvina Ivens Jackson
Marriage: about 1908
Frederick M Boland
John Jackson Boland
Raymond Francis Boland
Lucy Elizabeth Boland

Spouse and Children

about 1908
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States


    Frederick M Boland


    John Jackson Boland


    Raymond Francis Boland


    Lucy Elizabeth Boland


Parents and Siblings

    Phoebe E Jackson




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 13

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 30

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

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)

  • Melvina I Boland in household of Frederick M Boland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Melvina D Boland in household of Fred M Boland, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Melvina I Boland in household of Frederick M Boland, "United States Census, 1910"

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