born about 1831
During the Civil War, John Jackson served with the 2nd Regiment, Vermont Volunteers.
Married Adelia (Unknown).
Burlington Weekly Free Press, August 07, 1891
"Captain John Jackson of the Schooner James Averill was knocked off the boat by a swinging boom and drowned last week Wednesday near Chimney Point." John was working for a W.J Brown at the time of the accident, transporting a load of brick.
John's widowed daughter, Mrs. Emma Francis Jackson Lang, lived in Boston at the time of his death.