Harriet Jackson

6 February 1856–29 January 1948 (Age 91)
Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Harriet

When Harriet Jackson was born on 6 February 1856, in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Jackson Jr, was 36 and her mother, Mary Joynson, was 36. She married William Andrew Bahr on 28 July 1872, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 January 1948, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Andrew Bahr
Harriet Jackson
Marriage: 28 July 1872
William Henry Bahr
Harriet Rebecca Bahr
Mary Alice Bahr
Sarah Iris Bahr
Maud Elizabeth Bahr
Albert Andrew Bahr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 July 1872Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 7
    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.
    Age 28
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    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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    Story Highlight

    Biography of Mary Joinson Jackson - Page 1 of 2

    History of Mary Joinson Jackson, written by her granddaughter, Harriet R. Bahr Holdsworth, who is the daughter of Hattiet Jackson Bahr Smith. Harriet Jackson Bahr Smith was the eleventh child of Mary …

    Sources (25)

    • Harriet Brooks in household of James Brooks, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Harriet Brooks, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Harriet Brooks in entry for Richard Lorenzo Smith, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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