James William Jackson (1880 - 1917)

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Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 154 To 159 And 163a.,
Belgium

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Service number: 72872
Rank: Private
Regiment: Machine Gun Corps (infantry)
Unit/ship/squadron: 143rd Coy.

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William

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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

1880 - In the year that James William Jackson was born, in October, the "Blizzard of 1880" began in North America - considered the most severe winter ever known in the US. Many areas were snowbound throughout the whole winter, which was made famous in Laura Ingalls Wilder's book The Long Winter.

1881 - He was merely 1 year old when on March 4th, James A. Garfield became the 20th President of the United States. On July 2nd, he was shot by Charles Guiteau, a lawyer, in Washington, D.C. The wound became infected and Garfield died on September 19. Vice President Chester A. Arthur immediately became the 21st President.

1905 - At the age of 25 years old, James was alive when the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

1910 - James was 30 years old when the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

1917 - In the year of James William Jackson's passing, it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

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James William Jackson passed away on August 26, 1917 at 37 years old. There is no listed cause of death for James. He was buried in Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 154 To 159 And 163a., Belgium. He was born around 1880. We have no information about James's surviving family.

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