Edward Jackson (1759 - 1828) MP

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Birthplace: Moorefield, Hardy County, Virginia (now West Virginia), USA
Death: Died in Jackson's Mill, Lewis County, Virginia (now West Virginia), USA
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About Edward Jackson

Find A Grave Memorial# 6964191: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6964191&ref=wvr

In 1831, records showed he owned slaves: Aaron, Celia, Sely, Malinda, and Marg.

Edward was commissioned a Captain of Milita in Randolph County VA (WV), 28 May 1790. The May 28th, minutes of the first county court of Randolph count contains a recommendation to request the Governor to appoint Edward Jackson Surveyor of the county. He was appointed a county justice 29 May 1787, commissioner of revenue in 1791 and as Sheriff in 1792.

Colonel Edward Jackson, the paternal grandfather of famed Confederate Lt. General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, was born on March 1, 1759 near Moorefield in Hampshire County, Virginia (now Hardy County, West Virginia). His father John Jackson (Stonewall Jackson's great-grandfather) was born about 1716 in Coleraine, Londonderry, North Ireland, and died 25 September 1801 in Clarksburg, Harrison Co., WV. He married Elizabeth Cummins 04 July 1755 in Cecil Co., Maryland. She was born 08 January 1719/20 in London, England, and died 1825 in Clarksburg, Harrison Co., WV. They are buried at Jackson Cemetery, E. Pike St., Clarksburg, West Virginia. Col. Edward Jackson died on December 25, 1828 at Jackson's Mill in Lewis County, Virginia (now Lewis County, West Virginia). He was married first to Mary Hadden (1764-1796), a daughter of David Hadden. He was married second to Elizabeth Weatherholt Brake (1778-1835). His son Jonathan Jackson (1790-1826) was the father of Stonewall Jackson. Edward Jackson served Randolph County, Virginia as Surveyor; Justice; State Legislator; Captain and Colonel of the Militia, 1787; Commissioner of the Revenue, 1791; High Sheriff, 1792. He also served as a Justice in Harrison County, Virginia.

Parents:
 John Jackson (1719 - 1804)
 Elizabeth Cummings Jackson (1720 - 1825)

Spouses:
 Mary Hadden Jackson (1764 - 1796)*
 Elizabeth Brake Jackson (1772 - 1835)*

Children:
 John E Jackson (____ - 1875)*
 Jonathan Jackson (1790 - 1826)*
 Rachel Jackson Brake (1792 - 1835)*
 James Madison Jackson (1805 - 1872)*
 Eliza Jackson Carpenter (1807 - 1849)*
 

Burial: Jackson Cemetery Jackson Mill Lewis County West Virginia, USA Plot: Buried Between his second wife Elizabeth and his Father-In-Law John Brake

 

Created by: Steve Corley Record added: Nov 28, 2002 Find A Grave Memorial# 6964191

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Edward Jackson's Timeline

1759
March 1, 1759
Moorefield, Hardy County, Virginia (now West Virginia), USA
1783
October 13, 1783
Age 24
Moorefield, Hampshire, Virginia, United States
1786
December 23, 1786
Age 27
Buckhannan, Upshur County, Virginia (now West Virginia), United States
1788
October 30, 1788
Age 29
1790
September 25, 1790
Age 31
Randolph County, Virginia (now West Virginia), United States
1792
July 8, 1792
Age 33
Virginia (now West Virginia), USA
1794
February 19, 1794
Age 34
1795
September 15, 1795
Age 36
Buckhannon, Upshur County, Virginia (now West Virginia), United States
1799
October 13, 1799
Age 40
United States
1800
July 25, 1800
Age 41