Catherine Jackson (1896 - 1980)

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Ballarat, Australia

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Ballarat, Australia

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Father: Armstrone Thom Jackson
Mother: Jane Jackson

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Dick Jackson and Dillon Bigcrane

Dick Jackson and Dillon Bigcrane

Ladies Gathering

Ladies Gathering

Rosemary Jackson

Rosemary Jackson

Sonja (Jackson) Defro

Sonja (Jackson) Defro

Jacqueline Jackson Family

Jacqueline Jackson Family

Sylvester Dean Family

Sylvester Dean Family

Elizabeth Captilda Nottage Dean Jackson Family

Elizabeth Captilda Nottage Dean Jackson Family

Elizabeth Jackson family

Elizabeth Jackson family

Annie R. Jackson

Annie R. Jackson

Annie R. Jackson

Annie R. Jackson

Annie R. Jackson family

Annie R. Jackson family

Sylvester Alexander Jackson Jr.

Sylvester Alexander Jackson Jr.

Sylvester Alexander Jackson Jr.

Sylvester Alexander Jackson Jr.

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Kassandra Jackson Dick Jackson and Dillon Bigcrane Ladies Gathering Rosemary Jackson

Timeline

1896 - In the year that Catherine Jackson was born, on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

1899 - She was just 3 years old when the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

1906 - At the age of only 10 years old, Catherine was alive when author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

1915 - By the time she was 19 years old, Audrey Munson, playing a model for a sculptor in the film "Inspiration", became the first actress to shed her clothes on screen. Fearing that banning the film would mean that censors would also have to "ban Renaissance art" the film was released, with Munson in the nude scenes and a stand-in doing the acting. (Munson had previously been "America's First Supermodel" and posed nude as the model for many famous artworks.) The film was a hit with audiences.

1980 - In the year of Catherine Jackson's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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Catherine Jackson died in 1980 in Ballarat, Australia at 84 years of age. There is no known cause of death. She was born in 1896. She was born to Armstrone Thom Jackson and Jane Jackson, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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