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James William Jackson
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Birth: Nov. 20, 1826
Mount Airy
Surry County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 9, 1901
Surry County
North Carolina, USA

"Death of a Good Man"
Mr. James W. Jackson, who resided near this place, died Thursday, May 9th 1901, aged seventy-four year. Mr. Jackson was a consistent member of the Mount Airy Baptist Church, the oldest member of Granite Lodge of Masons and a good citizen and kind neighbor. His Character was clean - - without a blemish. A wife and large family are left to mourn the death of a kind husband and indulgent father. Granite Lodge of Masons buried the remains of their deceased brother on Friday afternoon at Oak Grove with Masonic Honors, perhaps five or six hundred persons attending the funeral service. Rev. C. C. Haymore, assisted by Revs. V. M. Marsha and Z. Paris, onducted the religious services. It was indeed a solemn occasion, and, as the rain descended and fell upon the coffin, we were reminded of the passage in Scripture where it says; "Blessed is the corpse that it rains upon." The Wife and children have the sympathy of the entire community in their great sorrow. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Matilda Adeline Belton Jackson (1836 - 1865)
  Samira Boyles Jackson (1845 - 1873)*
  Naomi Elizabeth Short Jackson (1847 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Etta Jackson Redman (1855 - 1935)*
  Eliza Jane Jackson Short (1860 - 1940)*
  John Bill Jackson (1864 - 1913)*
  Nancy Louisa Jackson Griffith (1865 - 1953)*
  Ida Mae Jackson Saunders (1870 - 1929)*
  William Albert Jackson (1879 - 1967)*
  Walter Columbus Jackson (1883 - 1965)*
  Emma Adeline Jackson Armfield (1886 - 1977)*
  Julius Emmit Jackson (1888 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery
Oak Grove (Mount Airy South)
Surry County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Marcus Stanley
Record added: Feb 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34228384
James William Jackson
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James William Jackson
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 Added: Dec. 12, 2013
 
 
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