Della Viola Jackson

30 October 1883–15 July 1982 (Age 98)
DeKalb, Alabama, United States

The Life of Della Viola

When Della Viola Jackson was born on 30 October 1883, in DeKalb, Alabama, United States, her father, Millard Fillmore Jackson, was 25 and her mother, Mary Frances Williams, was 24. She married Preston Rogers on 28 June 1901, in Collbran, DeKalb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Coleman, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 15 July 1982, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Preston Rogers
Della Viola Jackson
Marriage: 28 June 1901
Mary Catherine Rogers

Spouse and Children

28 June 1901
Collbran, DeKalb, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 12

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 26

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Della Cagle in household of John R Cagle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Della V Jackson in household of Joseph D Higgins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Della Jackson, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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