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Capt John Jackson
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1743
Death: Jan. 11, 1816
Orange County
New York, USA

Captain John JACKSON was the eldest of three known children of the immigrant Michael JACKSON b. 11 Aug 1708, probably in Ireland, d. 15 Jan 1789 Orange County, New York, and his wife, Eleanor Hamilton McDOWELL, b. either June 1710 or 1720, Orange Co, New York, d. 2 Jan 1789 Orange Co, New York. John JACKSON's siblings were:
- Benjamin JACKSON b 1753
- Elizabeth JACKSON b. abt. 1766

Captain John JACKSON m. 11 Sept 1771 in Orange Co, New York, Phoebe EVERITT, b. 1745 d. 21 Apr 1801 Orange Co, New York. Their children were:
- Michael JACKSON b. 1775 Goshen, Orange, NY d. 23 Apr. 1823 m. 1793 Hannah HATHORN b. 17 Apr 1779 Warwick, Orange, NY. She was the daughter of General (later Congressman) John HATHORN, Findagrave #7255177, a longtime neighbor of Capt. John JACKSON.
- Eliza JACKSON b. Orange Co,. NY
- Gabriel JACKSON b. Orange Co, NY
- Chauncey JACKSON b. Orange, NY

John JACKSON was named a Yeoman in 1771. As a Lieutenant in 1774, he signed a pledge of loyalty to the Continental Congress. In 1775, he was appointed to the Committee of Safety and Observation for Goshen, Orange Co., NY and is listed as Captain of Chester Company in Col. Allison's Regiment. According to DAR records, Captain John JACKSON served as far south as North Carolina during the Revolutionary War, and did not receive a pension. 
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  Phoebe Everitt Jackson (1745 - 1801)*
*Calculated relationship
Jackson Community Cemetery
Orange County
New York, USA
Maintained by: Robin Agarwal
Originally Created by: Annie
Record added: Aug 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95933818
Capt John Jackson
Added by: Robin Agarwal
Capt John Jackson
Added by: Robin Agarwal
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My 6th great-grandfather.
- Robin Agarwal
 Added: Sep. 18, 2012

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