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Senior John Jackson (b. Abt. 1715)John Jackson was born Abt. 1715 in Coleraine, Londonderry, Northern Ireland.He married Elizabeth Cummins on Jul 1755 in ,,Maryland.
Notes for John Jackson:
BIOGRAPHY: John's family appears to have been typical Scotch-Irish in
background. When about age 10, John moved with his father and two older brothers to London, England. His father died shortly after. In his early thirties John was living in St Giles, and working for a near relative, Henry Jackson.
John was convicted of stealing 170 pounds in cash and nine remnants of gold lace 1/1749 from Henry Jackson. He was banished to America under a seven year indenture.
Shipped to Annapolis, Maryland on the ship Litchfield, he met Elizabeth Cummins on the ship.
John served out his term in Cecil Co., Md. He married Elizabeth Cummins in July, 1755. Source: Stonewall Jackson: The Man, The Solider, The Legend by James I Robertson, Jr 1997 page 1-4.
BIOGRAPHY: John served in the American Revolutionary War. Abridged Compedium
of American Genealogy Vol 1, page 190.
More About John Jackson:
Record Change: 25 Oct 2003
More About John Jackson and Elizabeth Cummins:
Marriage: Jul 1755, ,,Maryland.
Children of John Jackson and Elizabeth Cummins are:
- +Sophia Jackson, b. 22 Sep 1763, Howard's Lick, Hardy, Virginia, USA, d. 10 Mar 1836, Turkey Run, Upshur, Virginia, USA.