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Mary Jackson (Keating)

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Wife of John Jackson
Mother of James Jackson; John "William" Jackson; Margaret ( Mary J ) Blackie (Jackson); William Jackson; Lyda Munro (Jackson) and 1 other

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About Mary Jackson (Keating)

                                                       Jackson of Sheet Harbour

1. John1 Jackson was a soldier in the Royal Garrison Regiment. This unit was raised in New York in September‑October 1778 from among men unfit for duty in regular combat units. Two companies from this regiment were sent to Bermuda in the autumn of 1778 and a detachment sent to Halifax in early 1779. He was discharged after the Revolutionary War and granted land at Sheet Harbour in 1784. He m. Mary Keating. John Jackson was enumerated in the 1827 census of Sheet Harbour as a Presbyterian farmer working five acres, heading a family of two males and three females. One of his daughters married in the 12 months prior to 30 Sept. 1827. He was an Anglican lay reader and d. ca. 1835. His widow was enumerated in the census of 1838 at Sheet Harbour heading a family of five persons, including herself, one male and two females over 14, and one male between 6 and 14 years old. She may be the Mary Jackson enumerated in 1861 heading a household of three females. children: i. William, b. at Sheet Harbour, m. Nancy Hall, 24 July 1824 at St. Paul=s, Halifax, in 1827 census at Sheet Harbour as a farmer heading a family of two males and two females, issue: a. son, b. ca. 1825, per 1827 census. b. daughter, b. ca 1827, per 1827 census. 2. ii. James, b. ca. 1806, Sheet Harbour, m. Catherine Sarah Winter. iii. Lydia, b. ca. 180_, m. James Munroe, 8 Aug. 1831 at Sheet Harbour. 3. iv. John William, b. ca. 1811, m.(1) Mary ______, m.(2) Mary Clustor. v. Frances, b. ca. 181_, m. William Nowlan, 30 Aug. 1836 at St. Peter=s, Dartmouth. vi. Margaret (Mary J. on tombstone), b. ca. 1819, m. Andrew Charles Blackie, lv. Sheet Harbour, d. 6 July 1882, æ. 63 years, bur. Church Point Cemetery, Sheet Harbour.


2. James2 Jackson (John1) was b. ca. 1806 at Sheet Harbour. He m. Catherine Sarah Winter, 11 Aug. 1829 at St. Paul=s, Halifax. She was b. ca. 1810 at Ingonish, CB, and d. 7 Dec. 1885 at Spry Harbour, æ. 75 years. He first appears in the census enumerations of the Eastern Shore in 1851. In 1871 he was listed in the census of Sheet Harbour as a Methodist fisherman, and in 1881 as a retired fisherman, living next to his son John. children: 4. i. Alexander, b. ca. 1830, m. Isabella Eliza Hilchey. 5. ii. John James, b. ca. 1833, Antigonish, m. Maria M. Hawes. iii. Isabella, b. ca. 1841, unmarried and with parents in 1881. iv. Jessie, b. ca. 1845, m. William McCarthy, d. 13 Nov. 1915, æ. 69 years. v. Lewis, b. ca. 1847. vi. Emily, b. ca. 1850.


3. John William2 Jackson (John1) was b. ca. 1811. He m.(1) Mary ______. He m.(2) Jessie Cloustor, 15 Oct. 1857 at Halifax, per civil marriage records, but the Acadian Recorder of 12 Oct. 1850 reports the marriage as being 10 Oct. 1850 at Halifax by Rev. John Martin, and gives her name as Clouston. She was b. ca. 1830 at Sheet Harbour, and d. 12 Sept. 1872 at Sheet Harbour in childbirth, æ. 42 years. In the census of 1861‑71 he is enumerated at Sheet Harbour as an Anglican seaman, and in 1881 as a widowed laborer. children: (by Mary ______) i. Janice, b. ca. 1853.

ii. William B., b. ca. 1855, Sheet Harbour, m. Mary Jane Helpard, 15 Jan. 1880 at Sheet Harbour by Rev. Richmond Smith, sailor and laborer, lv. Sheet Harbour in 1881, issue: a. William M., b. Dec. 1880. children: (by Jessie Cloustor) 6. iii. James Albert, b. ca. 1857, Sheet Harbour, m.(1) Caroline Elizabeth Josey, m.(2) Esther A. Josey. iv. Elizabeth A., b. ca. 1859. v. Frances, b. ca. 1862. vi. Blanche W., b. ca. 1864. vii. Almira K., b. ca. 1866. viii. Alexia Hall, b. 30 May 1868, Sheet Harbour, m. Frederick A. Wyman, 10 March 1890 at Halifax. viii. Matilda Murphy, b. 10 June 1870, Sheet Harbour. ix. daughter, stillborn 12 Sept. 1872, Sheet Harbour.


4. Alexander3 Jackson (James2, John1) was b. ca. 1830. He m. Isabella Eliza Hilchey, 25 Dec. 1850 at Pope=s Harbour. She was a daughter of George Hilchey and Margaret Ann Shelnut. He was listed in the 1851 census at Spry Harbour, was absent in 1871, but appeared again in 1881. At that time he gave his occupation as farmer and builder, and religion as Presbyterian. children: i. Thomas Peter, b. ca. 1851, m. Martha Jane Pace, 21 Feb. 1878 at Mooseland by Rev. Alfred B. Dickie, ship captain at Spry Bay in 1881, at Mooseland in 1882, issue: a. Luella, b. ca. 1878. b. Adam Brayson, b. 23 July 1882, Mooseland. c. Ivan Bruce, b. 1884, Mooseland. d. Isadora Gladys, b. 16 May 1886, Mooseland. e. Norman Harvey, b. 28 May 1896, Mooseland. ii. Alexander, b. ca. 1854. iii. Hector, b. ca. 1856. iv. George Chambers, b. 21 Feb. 1859, Spry Bay, m. Bessie Rourke, 12 Feb. 1890 at Halifax, carpenter, lv. Halifax. v. Frances Margaret, b. ca. 1861, m. Gasper Charles Prest. vi. Wellington, b. ca. 1863, m. Julia Lawson. vii. Esther, b. 1865, Spry Harbour, m. James Henry Prest, 16 Jan. 1884 at Mooseland. viii. Nelson, b. 11 Sept. 1867, Spry Harbour, m. Nancy Jane Prest, 4 March 1896 at Halifax, carpenter, lv. Mooseland. ix. William Haliburton, b. 5 Jan. 1870, Spry Bay, m. Bessie Hutchinson, 9 Jan. 1883 at Upper Musquodoboit, farmer, lv. Mooseland. x. Arthur Washington, b. 11 Feb. 1871, Spry Bay, m. Anna Leafie ______, lv. Mooseland, d. 14 March 1928, bur. Mooseland, issue: a. Laura Oressa, b. 19 Sept. 1905, Murphy=s Cove. b. Dorothy Rhoda, b. 26 May 1909, Mooseland.


5. John James3 Jackson (James2, John1) was b. ca. 1833 at Antigonish. He m. Maria M. Hawes, 17 Feb. 1862 at All Saints, Pope=s Harbour, by Rev. Robert B. Jamison, using a license dated 12 Jan. 1862. She was b. ca. 1842 at Spry Bay, the daughter of Richard Hawes, and d. 21 July 1923. He was an Anglican fisherman in the 1871 and 1881 census at Spry Harbour. He d. 12 June 1900, æ. 66, and is bur. Spry Harbour. children: i. Sarah, b. ca. 1863, not at home in 1881.

7. ii. William Addington, b. 10 Dec. 1866, m. Laura May Gerrard. iii. Emily, b. 12 Sept. 1868, Spry Harbour, m. William Jamison Cameron, 20 Nov. 1885 at Spry Harbour. iv. Ellen, b. Sept. 1870, at home in 1881. v. Otto Clinton Jackson, b. 1873, m. Martha Josey, 22 July 1898 at Spry Harbour, by Rev. Adam Currie, farmer, lv. Spry Harbour, d. 1904, bur. Spry Harbour, issue: a. Roy Henley, b. 23 July 1898. b. Frank Maurice, b. 27 July 1899, d. 1972. c. Helen Lillian, b. 27 Feb. 1903, m. William Myers. d. Lila Florence, b. 15 July 1904. vi. Hilton T., b. ca. 1874, m. Ethel Mildred ______, lv. Spry Harbour, issue: a. Amy Marie, b. 11 July 1905. b. Eldridge Stillman, b. 28 Nov. 1906. c. Lloyd Hilton, b. 6 Oct. 1907. d. Edith Mildred, b. 17 Sept. 1909, d. 1927, bur. St. Andrew=s. vii. Elizabeth Ann, b. ca. 1876, m. Jonathan Eustace Josey, 31 Jan. 1894 at Spry Bay. viii. Lavinia, b. ca. 1879, d. 23 Jan. 1989 at Spry Harbour, æ. 19 years (Halifax Herald, 18 Feb. 1898). ix. John Lewis, b. 1 June 1883. x. Aubrey Howard, b. 27 Nov. 1885, m. Addie May Smith, 1 Jan. 1910 at Christ Church, Dartmouth. xi. Catherine, b. 6 Nov. 1887.


6. James Albert3 Jackson (John2, John1) was b. ca. 1858 at Sheet Harbour. He m.(1) Caroline Elizabeth Josey, 11 Sept. 1880 at Spry Harbour. She was b. 6 Feb. 1858, the daughter of William and Sarah Ann Josey, and d. 13 Nov. 1886 at Spry Harbour. The family lived at Spry Bay. He m.(2) Esther A. Josey, 6 May 1888 at Upper Stewiacke, by Rev. Edward Grant. She was the sister of his first wife. He lived with his second family at Moose River. children: (by Caroline Elizabeth Josey) i. William, b. ca. Sept. 1880, Spry Bay. ii. Estella May, b. 1 March 1883, Sheet Harbour. iii. Ernest Roy, b. 14 Dec. 1884, Spry Bay. iv. Caroline, b. 13 Nov. 1886, Spry Bay. children: (by Esther Josey) v. Sydney Guy, b. 9 Aug. 1888, Moose River.


7. William Addington4 Jackson (John3, James2, John1) was b. 10 Dec. 1866 at Spry Harbour. He m. Laura May Gerrard, 16 Nov. 1886 at Spry Harbour, by Rev. Edward H. Ball. She was b. 20 April 1868 on Gerrard=s Island, the daughter of William Gerrard and Elizabeth Cameron, and d. 1932. The family lived at Spry Harbour. He d. 1932 and is bur. Spry Harbour. children: i. Hilda Harriet, b. 16 March 1887, Spry Harbour. ii. Francis Henry, b. 6 April 1890. iii. Beulah Eldora, b. 6 Oct. 1893. iv. Lewis William, b. 27 Sept. 1895. v. Harlan Elliot, b. 16 March 1902.



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Frances Amanda Jackson, of Pope=s Harbour, m. James Logan, 27 July 1885 at Pope=s Harbour by Rev. Samuel Rosborough.


Bruce I. Jackson (1864‑1960), m. Maud S. ______ (1882‑19__), bur. Mooseland.


Wallace Barton Jackson, b. 18 Jan. 1888, d. 3 Jan. 1975, bur. Mooseland.


James Jackson was b. ca. 1836/38 on Cape Breton (per his marriage record) or in Nfld. (per 1871 census). He m. Esther Ann Walsh, 13 Dec. 1866 at Halifax using a license dated 29 Nov. 1869. She was b. ca. 1838. At the time of his marriage he was a mariner at Spry Harbour. He was not enumerated on the Eastern Shore in 1871, but in the 1881 census he is enumerated at Spry Bay, a mariner and a Methodist. He drowned June 1899 off the North Shore while hauling lobster traps. children: i. Anna Leonora, b. ca. 1865, Spry Bay, m. David Alexander Jackson, 14 Feb. 1883 at Spry Bay. ii. William Gasper Leslie, b. 17 Nov. 1867, Spry Harbour. iii. Margaret, b. ca. 1870. iv. Sarah Elizabeth, b. 20 Jan. 1874, Spry Bay. v. Mary, b. ca. 1875, ?m. Henry MacKenzie?


Constance Jackson, b. 1901, d. 1968, bur. Spry Harbour.


Calvin E. Jackson, b. 1917, m. Jean C. ______ (1928‑19__), d. 1963, bur. Spry Harbour.


Margaret Jackson m. Gasper Charles Prest, ca. 1877.


Isaac Jackson m. Ann Kerr, 9 Nov. 1866 at Ingonish, CB, laborer, lv. Spry Bay, issue: i. George Lawrence, b. 22 Jan. 1875, Spry Bay.


William Jackson was b. 29 April 1856 at Sheet Harbour. He m.(1) ______ ______. He m.(2) Rebecca Josey, 1 Dec. 1885 at Sheet Harbour. She was b. 19 Nov. 1867. He was an Anglican mariner and his family lived at Sheet Harbour near the ferry in 1891‑1901. children: (by _______ ______) i. William H., b. 24 Dec. 1880. ii. John, b. 17 April 1882. children: (by Rebecca Josey) iii. Effie, b. 1 Oct. 1886. iv. Mary, b. ca. 1888, at home in 1891, not in 1901. v. Blanche W., b. 9 March 1889, Sheet Harbour, m. George A. Lowe (of Nappan), 22 Oct. 1907 at Chignecto, Cumberland Co. vi. Cora, b. 2 Nov. 1890. vii. Edna, b. 8 Sept. 1892. viii. Lena, b. 22 July 1895. ix. Bertha, b. 5 July 1897.


Mildred Jackson, b. ca. June 1894, d. 10 Jan. 1896 at Sheet Harbour, æ. one year, 7 months.


William Jackson, æ. 6 years, and Jane Jackson, æ. 4 years, attended school at West River, Sheet Harbour, in Nov. 1839, with their tuition paid for by Darius Pace.



            
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1806
1806
Sheet Harbour, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada
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1811
1819
1819
Sheet Harbour, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Sheet Harbour, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Sheet Harbour, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Sheet Harbour, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada
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