Henry Somes Jackson

4 November 1871–27 July 1958 (Age 86)
Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Somes

When Henry Somes Jackson was born on 4 November 1871, in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Henry William Oades Jackson, was 20 and his mother, Mary Adeline Montierth, was 17. He married Mary Jane Flint on 2 June 1897, in Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in St. Anthony, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1920. In 1940, at the age of 69, his occupation is listed as contractor in California, United States. He died on 27 July 1958, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Somes Jackson
Mary Jane Flint
Marriage: 2 June 1897
Henry Harold Jackson
William Flint Jackson
Erma May Jackson
Luetta Nell Jackson Schade
Mary Jackson
Thalis Jackson
Bessie Jackson
Lorinda Jackson
Bertha Venice Jackson
Willa Bernice Jackson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1897Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 1
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1872 · Yellowstone National Park Created
    Age 1
    President Ulysses S. Grant signed the law passed by congress on March 1 1872, making Yellowstone a National Park. The park covers parts of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 25
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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 (65)

    • Henry S Jackson in entry for Wilia Bernice Jackson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Henry Somes Jackson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Henry S in entry for William Flint Jackson and Ruth Howell Richards, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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