John Jackson born June 14, 1787 in Barnstable , Barnstable Co., MA. He was the son of Richard and Elizabeth [Bacon] Jackson.John moved from MA to Alexandria,[DC]VA and in 1833 to Barbour Co., AL. He may have lived for a short time in NY.His first wife Jane Amelia Watson Simms died there in 1833. His first son Richard is buried in Alexandria. The rest of his known children were born in Barbour Co.