Violet Kathryn Jackson

Brief Life History of Violet Kathryn

When Violet Kathryn Jackson was born on 9 April 1905, in Missouri, United States, her father, Joshua A Jackson, was 36 and her mother, Susan or Ollie Nichols, was 34. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Joseph Ulrich Park. She lived in Fresno, California, United States in 1935 and Redwood Judicial Township, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1940. She died on 22 June 1986, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ulrich Park
1900–1963
Violet Kathryn Jackson
1905–1986
Ruth Louise Ayers
1927–2014
Gary Lee Park
1932–1987
Lynn Jackson Park
1936–2008

Sources (12)

  • Violet Park, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Violet Kathryn Park, "California, Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Violet Park in entry for Ruth Or Louise Ayers, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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