|Birth: ||Nov., 1851|
|Death: ||Feb. 1, 1938|
Obituary Notice, 2 Feb 1938, Fremont Messenger
T. J. JACKSON IS TAKEN IN DEATH
Retired Farmer Succumbs After Illness With Heart Trouble
Thomas Jefferson Jackson, 86, retired prosperous farm leader, one of the organizers of the Liberty Banking Company and of the Sandusky County Farm Bureau, died at 5:15 P. M. Tuesday in his home, 1790 Buckland Avenue.
Mr. Jackson had been confined to his home for several weeks with heart trouble and infirmities of his age. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 P. M. from the residence and at 2 P. M. from Grace Lutheran Church, the Rev. A. H. Peffly, pastor to officiate. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery. The body was to be removed to the residence Wednesday evening from the Tschumy Brothers Funeral Home.
Son of Pioneers
Mr. Jackson was a son of pioneer settlers, after whom Jackson Township was named. Trustee of Jackson Township for many years, the deceased has served as Township Treasurer for 12 years. He had been a member of the board of directors of the Sandusky County Fair for two years and a director of the old havens Elevator. He was a lifelong member of the Helena I.O.O.F. Lodge
A leader in the construction of the Jackson Township centralized school, he had been chairman of the program and entertainment committee for a long time. Mr. Jackson had been a leader in he Farmers' Institutes of the Township and served as master of the Tinney Grange for eight years.
Until two years ago he was a member of the board of directors of the Liberty Banking Company having served since its organization and at that time retired from active interest in the Farm Bureau, Grange and other civic activities.
One of the largest land owners in the township, he was a breeder of pure bred Belgian horses for many years and known for his large herd of pure bred Guernsey cattle.
Mr. Jackson was a son of the late William and Minerva Kenan Jackson, born November 26, 1851 in Jackson Township. He married Miss. Cordelia J. Mull on January 21, 1885. Until moving to the Buckland Avenue home on April 1, 1936 Mr. Jackson had been a resident of his farm home for 77 years.
His first wife died on May 9. 1911 and a daughter, Cora, died in infancy. On January 3, 1912 he married Mrs. Theresa M. Baskey, the late Dr. W. E. Tressel, pastor of the Grace Lutheran Church, officiating.
Surviving are widow; one daughter, Mrs. Fred Marvin, Jackson Township; two grandchildren, Carl Brubaker and Dorothy Marvin and one great grandchild, Norma Jean Brubaker, together with numerous other distant relatives. A brother, Charles Jackson, preceded him in death on June 1, 1934.
The deceased had been a member of the Grace Lutheran Church. He leaves many friends and acquaintances in Sandusky and Wood Counties.
William Jackson (1827 - 1905)
Minerva Kenan Jackson (1830 - 1919)
Cordellia J Mull Jackson (1853 - 1911)
Daughter Jackson (____ - 1891)*
Daughter Jackson (____ - 1885)*
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Record added: Sep 28, 2010
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