William 'Chief Bear Hart' Jackson

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William 'Chief Bear Heart' Jackson

Also Known As: "'Chief Bear Hart'//", "Chief Bear Hart", "William Jackson"
Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Bertie County, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1775 (71-79)
North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Edward Jackson and Hester Jackson
Husband of Mary Williams and Winnifred Dorcas Jackson
Father of Edward Jackson, Sr.; Elizabeth Rachel Sizemore; Henry Jackson and Hart Sizemore

Managed by: Erica Howton
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About William 'Chief Bear Hart' Jackson

Some stories say William Jackson was a full-blooded Cherokee Indian, Chief Bear Heart, who took a white name and married a white woman. This is an unfortunate translation between Indian and English culture, where to Indians, saying "I'm Indian" means "I am accepted by and live with Indians" whereas to the English, "I'm Indian" meant "all my ancestors are Indian." His genealogy should make it clear that he was at the very most 1/4, and that's assuming that his grandmother Ann Jackson was full. That assumption is quite a stretch.

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William 'Chief Bear Hart' Jackson's Timeline

Bertie County, North Carolina, United States
September 27, 1726
Age 26
Province of North Carolina
Age 28
Mecklenburg County, Virginia, United States
Age 40
Pasquotank County, North Carolina, United States
Age 50
NC, United States
Age 75
North Carolina, United States