Harry Russell Jackson

19 February 1896–29 January 1954 (Age 57)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Harry Russell

When Harry Russell Jackson was born on 19 February 1896, in Maryland, United States, his father, John Thomas Jackson, was 30 and his mother, Mary Channel, was 20. He married Ethel Bertie McCroby on 1 August 1914, in Weaver, Randolph, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Leadsville Magisterial District, Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 29 January 1954, at the age of 57, and was buried in Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Russell Jackson
Ethel Bertie McCroby
Marriage: 1 August 1914
Isabelle M Jackson
Antha Elaine Jackson
Geogetta M Jackson
Margaret Ellen Jackson
Harry Russell Jackson Jr.
Maxine Jackson
Virginia Jackson

Spouse and Children

1 August 1914
Weaver, Randolph, West Virginia, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Thomas Jackson


    Mary Channel






    Ruby Grace Jackson


    Lillian Jackson


    Elijah R. Jackson


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Harry Jackson in household of Thomas Jackson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry Jackson in household of John T Jackson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry Jackson, "United States Census, 1920"

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