Jonathan Brackett

19 October 1776–
Shapleigh, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan Brackett was born on 19 October 1776, in Shapleigh, York, Maine, United States, his father, Joshua Bracket, was 48 and his mother, Anna Libby, was 42. He married Sally Jones in May 1800, in Lebanon, York, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Acton, York, Maine, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Brackett
Sally Jones
Marriage: May 1800
John Brackett
Ira Brackett
Hannah Brackett
James Brackett
Jonathan Brackett
Mark Brackett
Betsy Brackett

Spouse and Children

May 1800
Lebanon, York, Maine, United States


    John Brackett


    Ira Brackett


    Mark Brackett


    Betsy Brackett


    Hannah Brackett


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Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 28

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

Age 32

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French brachet, denoting a type of hound. The word was also used as a term of abuse.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Jonathan Brackett in household of Ira Brackett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jonathon Bracket, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Jonathan Bracket, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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