|Birth: ||Jul. 10, 1838|
|Death: ||Dec. 24, 1929|
Bo's Great Grandather~
J.B. was the son of Abraham W. Jackson from Virgina and Malissa Hartgrove Jackson, from Missouri. He married Manervia Seagrave in 1857 in Crawford County, Arkansas, they had ten children.
On June 18, 1862 he joined the Arkansas, USA Company B 3rd. Regiment, Arkansas Infantry, his rank was private.
J.B. was captured on July 4, 1863 in Helena, Phillips, Arkansas. As a POW he was sent to Camp Douglas, Alton, Ill. on July 9, 1863, on April 4, 1864 he was sent to Ft. Delaware off the coast of Delaware City, on Pea Patch Island. He became very ill and not expected to live, his father wrote the commanding officer of the POW camp and asked if he could come get his son to let him die at home, he was granted permission. Thankfully J.B. lived!
Sometime after 1880 he and his wife Manervia left Arkansas and settled in Brent, OK. where they raised their chidren, farmed and raised horses.
Manervia Seagrave Jackson (1840 - 1922)
James Marion Jackson (1857 - 1951)*
Mary Margaret "Mag" Jackson Jenkins (1860 - 1932)*
Robert Lee Jackson (1872 - 1930)*
Susie Belle Jackson Slater (1873 - 1943)*
At rest in peace
Note: All US Census records say JB Jackson was born in 1838 and list him as the third child. His headstone says 1830 for year of birth.
Created by: Donna Webster
Record added: Jul 14, 2008
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