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Richard Jackson (b. Abt. 1582, d. July 22, 1672)Richard Jackson was born Abt. 1582, and died July 22, 1672 in aged 90 years.He married Isabel Moltby.
Notes for Richard Jackson:
Connecticut Genealogies, Vol. II, states on page 684:
David Hamilton sailed on the ship "John and Sarah", from Gravesend, near London, November 8, 1652, arriving at Charlestown, Massachusetts in April following.........He married at Saco, Maine, July 14, 1662, Anna Jackson, daughter of Richard Jackson, who came to America on the same ship and who was also a prisoner,On page 683 it states:the Hamilton Familyfor centuries has been one of the most distinguidhed in Scotland and England, and closely related to royalty in both countries.David Hamilton, the immigrant ancestor of this branch of the family, lived in the township of Hamilton, near Glasgow, Scotland.He was taken prisoner by Cromwell at the battle of Worchester, September 3, 1651, and with many others was sent to this country by Cromwell as prisoners of war, and sold into slavery.He worked from five to ten years for his lberty, and then went to Dover, New Hampshire, and settled in what is now the town of Rollinsford, on the West bank of the Salmon Falls river, at a place called Newichawannocl, and which he bought in 1669.Here he lived until he was killed by the Indians , September 28, 1691.
Children of Richard Jackson and Isabel Moltby are:
- +Robert Jackson, b. 1620, Scrooby, England, d. Abt. 1684.
- +Anna Jackson, b. Abt. 1630, d. date unknown.