Emma Frances Jackson

11 June 1858–
Maine, United States

The Life of Emma Frances

When Emma Frances Jackson was born on 11 June 1858, in Maine, United States, her father, Horace Seaver Jackson, was 32 and her mother, Rebecca D Jackson, was 38. She married Corydon Pease Gilman on 29 May 1878. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Dexter, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Corydon Pease Gilman
Emma Frances Jackson
Marriage: 29 May 1878
Grace Emma Gilman
John Wilson Clough Gilman

Spouse and Children

29 May 1878


    Grace Emma Gilman


    John Wilson Clough Gilman


Parents and Siblings

    Horace Seaver Jackson


    Rebecca D Jackson




World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

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.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 32

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.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Emma F Jackson in household of Horace S Jackson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emma F Gilman in household of Corydon Gilman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma F Jackson in entry for Grace E Freeman, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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