Hulda Jackson

about 1840–10 August 1852 (Age 12)
Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Hulda

When Hulda Jackson was born about 1840, in Michigan, United States, her father, Seth Jackson, was 35 and her mother, Abigail Burleson, was 35. She lived in Decatur Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died on 10 August 1852, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 12.

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World Events (4)

Age 6
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 6
Iowa is the 29th state.
1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made
Age 7
The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Jackson - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Mary Jackson
  • Huldah Jackson in household of Elizabeth Owen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hulda Jackson in the Utah, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1850-1890

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