William Jackson

8 February 1834–9 January 1903 (Age 68)
Longton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Jackson was born on 8 February 1834, in Longton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Jackson, was 37 and his mother, Mary Loxham, was 39. He married Jane Rigg on 4 January 1860, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Goosnargh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 9 January 1903, at the age of 68, and was buried in Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Jackson
Jane Rigg
Marriage: 4 January 1860

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 January 1860Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 16
    The state known as Utah began when Brigham Young led a group of LDS pilgrims seeking freedom from religious persecution into the Great Salt Lake Valley, where they established a settlement in 1847. The golden spike completing the first transcontinental railroad line was driven at Promontory, Utah, in 1869, leading to a further influx of settlers.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 20
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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 (10)

    • William Jackson in household of Charles Jackson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • William Jackson in household of Charles Jackson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • William Jackson in household of Charles Jackson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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