William Carl Jackson Sr

Male1900–10 December 1960

Brief Life History of William Carl

When William Carl Jackson Sr was born in 1900, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Karl Rudolph Jakobsson, was 28 and his mother, Anna Wilhemina "Annie" Carlsson, was 28. He married Alice McKinstry on 20 October 1923, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years and Rocky Hill, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1940. He died on 10 December 1960, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 60.

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William Carl Jackson Sr
Alice McKinstry
Marriage: 20 October 1923
William Carl Jackson Jr.
Ronald Elliott Jackson Sr

Sources (5)

  • William Jackson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willi C Jackson, "Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001"
  • Carl W Jackson in household of Carl K Jackson, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1923Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 0

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

    Age 0

    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.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 16

    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 . 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.

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