Martha Ann Jackson

6 February 1849–9 December 1914 (Age 65)
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Jackson was born on 6 February 1849, in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Aaron Jackson, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Horrocks, was 22. She married Thomas Rhodda Thomas on 9 April 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 9 December 1914, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Rhodda Thomas
Martha Ann Jackson
Marriage: 9 April 1868
Thomas Jackson Thomas
Mary Alice Thomas
Martha Isabel Thomas

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 April 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 8
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 18
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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

    Historical Sketch of Eliza Jane Rawson Jackson

    I was born August 31st, 1857 in Payson, Utah and was the oldest of a family of seven children. My father, William Coffin Rawson, was born January 13, 1832 in Randolph County, Indiana. My mother, Eliza …

    Sources (37)

    • Martha Ann Jackson in entry for Mary Alice van Schoonhoven, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Martha A Pierce in household of William Pierce, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Martha Jackson in entry for Thomas J Thomas and Inez Terresa Bingham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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