Minnie St. Clair

Brief Life History of Minnie

When Minnie St. Clair was born on 18 August 1894, in Stockton, Tooele, Utah, United States, her father, George Harrison St. Clair, was 26 and her mother, Margaret Minnie O'Rourke, was 22. She married Swan Jackson on 12 September 1916, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ophir, Tooele, Utah, United States for about 50 years. Her occupation is listed as owner of a "mom and pop" grocery store in Ophir, Tooele, Utah, United States. She died on 24 February 1992, in Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Swan Jackson
Minnie St. Clair
Marriage: 12 September 1916
Clair Jackson
June Beverly Jackson
George St Clair Jackson
Marcella Jackson
Dean Jackson

Sources (27)

  • Minnie Jackson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Miss Minnie St Clair, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Minnie Jackson, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1896 · Utah Becomes a State

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Southern French: variant of St . Romain .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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