They are without a doubt descended from Thomas and Hester (Wright) Jackman. Thomas Jackman from Fauquier Co. Va who was b.c. 1707 had a will in 1782 that can be found in will book 1; page 430-432 Will Book Fauquier County, Virginia Thomas Jackman will dated 15 Mar 1776 witnessed by John Johnson. DEATH: 1782, will probated March 25, 1782 in Fauquier Co., VA EVENT: Land: County Kent, England in 1728
15 Mar 1776 - 25 Mar 1782 (Fauquier WB1:430) Will of Thomas JACKMAN. To son, Thomas, 130 A, to pay Betty STONE 50 s. for it; to son, Richard, 130 A of Pigmit Bridge tract, he is to pay my daughter, Sarah NEAVILL, 50 s. for it; to son Adam, old plantation, old plantation, he is to pay Margaret UNDERWOOD 50 s. for it; to son, William, 100 A where he now lives; to son, Joseph -----. Daughters: Rebecca SMITH and Hannah SMITH, a slave each. EXRS: sons, Thomas, Richard, Adam JACKMAN. Wits: /Thomas James, John JOHNSON, Henry MOFFETT, Jr. (Fauquier Co, Virginia Wills, Adms & Marriages, King)
They are probably the sons of Thomas and Hester's son William Jackman, b. 12 July 1751 -d. 14 Oct. 1838 in Russell Co., KY who was married to Judith Monroe.