Jesse Taylor Jackson

1 December 1822–19 June 1900 (Age 77)
Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Jesse Taylor

When Jesse Taylor Jackson was born on 1 December 1822, in Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Aaron Jackson, was 39 and his mother, Abigail Taylor, was 38. He married Fanny Elmer on 27 October 1846, in Mahaska, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 19 June 1900, in Fredonia, Coconino, Arizona, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Kanab City Cemetery, Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Taylor Jackson
Fanny Elmer
Marriage: 27 October 1846
Mary Etta Jackson
Nephi Samuel Jackson
Edward Young Jackson
Jesse Taylor Jackson
Mary Emily Jackson
Martha Ann Jackson
Fanny Loretta Jackson
Cleon Elmer Jackson
Andrew Taylor Jackson
Almira Lucinda Jackson
Robert Alexander Jackson

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  • Marriage
    27 October 1846Mahaska, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 8
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Jesse Taylor Jackson lost and found charcoal portrait

    I received a phone call from an elderly lady in Sugarhouse, Salt Lake City, in summer 2009. She had seen the web site about my ancestor, Samuel Lorenzo Adams. She told me she had found a portrait of m …

    Sources (35)

    • Jesse Jackson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Jesse T. Jackson in entry for Andrew T. Jackson and Mary Bunn, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Taylor Jackson in entry for Cleon Jackson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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