George Roberton Jackson

19 January 1881–12 August 1956 (Age 75)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George Roberton

When George Roberton Jackson was born on 19 January 1881, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Jackson, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Roberton, was 41. He married Rhoda Beatrice Ruffell on 4 October 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Southerland Election Precinct, Millard, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 August 1956, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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George Roberton Jackson
Rhoda Beatrice Ruffell
Marriage: 4 October 1905
Laverna Theresa Jackson
Lucy Alice Jackson
Bernard Roberton Jackson
Della Jackson
Russell Henry Jackson
Lloyd George Jackson
Maxine Jackson
Ruth Jackson
Shirley Jackson

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 1
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1887 · New Zealands's First National Park
Age 6
Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 20
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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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MIFFLIN LEONARD PALMER, by Edna Palmer Holt, Granddaughter

MIFFLIN LEONARD PALMER Mifflin Leonard Palmer was one of seven sons born June 21, 1813 to Joseph Palmer and Esther Leonard of Chester County, PA. He was of a quiet and contented disposition bein …

Sources (51)

  • Geo R Jackson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • George R Jackson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • George R Jackson in household of Joseph Jackson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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