William Andrew JACKSON Frederick Allen SYLVESTER James Andrew JACKSON William Andrew JACKSON Mabel Lillian GRAY Mini tree diagram
Estelle Mae JACKSON

Estelle Mae JACKSON1,2,3,4,5,6

8th Nov 19311,2,3 - UNKNOWN

Life History

8th Nov 1931

Born in Riverside County, California.1,2,3

4th Feb 1950

Married Frederick Allen SYLVESTER in Lynnwood, Los Angeles, California.1


Death of Frederick Allen SYLVESTER




  • California Birth Index, 1905-1995
    Estelle Mae Jackson
    Birth 8 Nov 1931 Riverside County
    Mother's Maiden Name Gray

    In 1941, Estelle was enumerated in the census at age 8.  She is in thehousehold headed by her widowed mother, with her little brotherWilliam A Jackson.  Their mother Mabel has the last name of Hoskin andis Divorced.  Since William is 5 years old, this would mean that Mabeldivorced William a Jackson in about 1935 or so.  Then Mabel married aHoskin, but they also divorced before this 1940 census.

    1940 Federal Census, Orange County, California, 23 May, Newport Beach,District 30-52, page 13B, 204 7th St, Hse #335, Owns $30
    Hoskin, Mabel L Head F W 26 Divorced Grade H4 b Oregon Palm Springs,Riverside Co CA in 1935 No Occup rptd [b abt 1914]
    Jackson, Estelle Mae Dau F W 8 Single Grade 2 b California PalmSprings, Riverside Co CA in 1935 [b abt 1932]
    Jackson, Wm A Son M W 5 Single Grade 0 b California Palm Springs,Riverside Co CA in 1935 [b abt 1935]

    In 1950, Estelle married Frederick Sylvester.

    Marriage License
    Groom Frederick Allen Sylvester
    Residence 14543 Atlantic Ave, Compton [LA County], California
    Age at last birthday 21
    Born 17 Dec 1928 San Diego, California
    Occupation Oil Worker, Single, 1st marriage
    Father Roy Theodore Sylvester b California
    Mother Edith Louise Burton, b Los Angeles, California

    Bride Estelle Mae Jackson
    Residence 14543 Atlantic Compton Ave, Compton [LA County], California
    Age at last birthday 18
    Born 17 Dec 1928 San Diego, California
    Occupation Housework, Divorced, 2nd marriage
    Father William Andrew Jackson b Oklahoma
    Mother Mabel Lillian Gray, b Oregon
    Maiden name of Bride if she was previously married Estelle Mae Jackson

    License Issued Los Angeles Co, Feb 3, 1950
    Marriage performed Lynnwood, Los Angeles Co, Feb 4, 1950 by W HOsborn, Minister
    Filed Mar 13, 1950

    Note a few details:
    They both state the same address, so apparently they were alreadyliving together.
    Estelle reports that she has been previously married and divorced
    But her age is only 18 & her surname is still given as Jackson.
    --  FamilySearch, California, County Marriages, 1850-1952,https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-29946-11908-98?cc=1804002

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Lakewood, Los Altos and East Long Beach, City Directory, 1957
    Sylvester Fred A (Estelle M) policemn City of LA h 5502 Graywood Av[Lakewood] tel ME 3-7961

    Estelle was mentioned in her grandfather's obituary in 1954.  It isstrange that her brother was not mentioned also as a survivor.  Thegranddaughter Sharon Lee Jackson is possibly a daughter of Alvin forwhom we do not have documentation.

    Death Notices
    Jackson, in Riverside, Calif., July 6, 1954
    Samuel W. Jackson, aged 80 years

    Late Resident of 3908 Tenth Street, Riverside
    Father of Alvin T. Jackson and William A. Jackson, Riverside
    Grandfather of Mrs. Fred Sylvester and Sharon Lee Jackson
    --  Obituary cut from Unidentified Newspaper, "Community RecordSection" and is dated Wednesday, July 7, 1954


  • 1. FamilySearch
  • 2. California Birth Index, 1905-1995
  • 3. 1940 Federal Census, Orange County, California
    • 23 May, Newport Beach, District 30-52, page 13B, 204 7th St, Hse #335,
  • 4. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    • Lakewood, Los Altos and East Long Beach, City Directory, 1957
  • 5. Obituary of Samuel Westfall Jackson, Riverside, California (newspaperunknown), 7 July 1954
  • 6. Obituary of Infant James Andrew Jackson, Riverside Daily Press, 17 Oct1932

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