My Jackson's are from LA & MS. our name was Gale but it was changed to Jackson. July from the Gale plantation had a son named Nero(born 1852). Nero or his father had their surname changed to Jackson. Where your Jackson's or Gales slaves from the Gale plantation? Do you have anyone in your family named July Gale. July was said to have been part Indian. one family member said July had a brother named Puppy. Nero married Emaline Williams. What are the names in your Jackson family?