Frank Cecil Jackson

7 August 1898–15 March 1971 (Age 72)

The Life Summary of Frank Cecil

When Frank Cecil Jackson was born on 7 August 1898, his father, Frank Fletcher Jackson, was 33 and his mother, Mary Tennessee Fletcher, was 29. He married Vernon Davis in 1917. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Civil District 10, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and West Palm Beach, Dade, Florida, United States in 1940. He died on 15 March 1971, in Tullahoma, Coffee, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Summitville, Coffee, Tennessee, United States.

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Frank Cecil Jackson
Cleo Patria Holder
Anita Jo Jackson
Clifford Hiram Jackson
Geneva Jackson
Frank Donald Jackson

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 2
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I
Age 16
Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 20
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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 (6)

  • Cecil Jackson in household of Frank F Jackson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • F. Cecil Jackson in entry for Clifford Hiram Jackson, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"
  • Frank C Jackson in household of Frank F Jackson, "United States Census, 1900"

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