Walter Lee Jackson

9 October 1878–16 December 1960 (Age 82)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Lee

When Walter Lee Jackson was born on 9 October 1878, in Tennessee, United States, his father, John Vandivort Jackson, was 33 and his mother, Frances Willella Mathis, was 30. He married Harriet Arizona Hall on 12 November 1898, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Civil District 5, Dickson, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years and Dickson, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 16 December 1960, in Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Burns, Dickson, Tennessee, United States.

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Walter Lee Jackson
Harriet Arizona Hall
Marriage: 12 November 1898
H.L. Jackson

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  • Marriage
    12 November 1898Dickson, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 4
    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.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 22
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    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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    Sources (14)

    • W L Jackson in household of J V Jackson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Walter Lee Jackson, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Walter Lee Jackson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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