Benjamin Jackson

Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Jackson was born in 1787, in Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Lemuel Jackson, was 25 and his mother, Susanna Hammond, was 22. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Keziah Paine. He lived in Woodstock, Oxford, Maine, United States in 1850 and Paris, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States in 1860.

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Benjamin Jackson
Keziah Paine
Caroline C. Jackson
Mahala F. Jackson
Benjamin F. Jackson
Susan H Jackson
Nelson Jackson
William Jackson
Sergeant Charles P. Jackson

Spouse and Children



    Caroline C. Jackson


    Mahala F. Jackson



    Susan H Jackson


    Nelson Jackson


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World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 0

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Age 6

Historical Boundaries: 1793: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States 1805: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 32

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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 (3)

  • Benjamin Jackson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benj Jackson in household of Benj F Jackson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Benjiman Jackson in entry for Nelson Jackson, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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