Ephraim Jeptha Jackson

5 January 1862–14 April 1931 (Age 69)
Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ephraim Jeptha

When Ephraim Jeptha Jackson was born on 5 January 1862, in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Jackson Jr, was 42 and his mother, Mary Joynson, was 42. He married Annie Christena Jorgensen on 31 May 1886. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Lehi Ward 3, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 April 1931, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Ephraim Jeptha Jackson
Annie Christena Jorgensen
Marriage: 31 May 1886
Mary Christine May Jackson
Ephraim Jackson
Mina Jackson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 May 1886
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 1
    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.
    Age 22
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    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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    Sources (22)

    • Ephram Jackson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Ephraim Jackson in entry for Ephraim Jackson Jr. and Alice Hartshorn, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Ephraim Jackson in entry for Mina Jackson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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