Mary <I>Payne</I> Jackson

Mary Payne Jackson

Virginia, USA
Death 13 Feb 1808 (aged 26–27)
Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 8253338 · View Source
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She was the first wife of Judge John G. Jackson. Her husband was a U.S. Congressman and later became a Federal Judge. They were married in October of 1800, probably at Montpelier (home of President James Madison). She was a sister to First Lady Dorothy "Dolly" Madison, the wife of President James Madison. She died of TB at the age of 27 years, 2 months. Her husband's entry on is under "Old" Jackson Cemetery, Harrison County, W.Va. West Virginia Highway Historical Marker number MC-103's inscription reads: "In this cemetery lie buried members of the Stonewall Jackson family: his father Jonathan, a sister Elizabeth, his great grandparents John Jackson and wife Elizabeth Cummings. Buried here also are Mrs. Mary Payne Jackson and Mrs. Mary Coles Payne, sister and mother of Dorothy (Dolly) Madison, wife of President James Madison. Some Civil War soldiers lie buried in this place; called Jackson Park." Historic Jackson Cemetery is located on WV 20 (East Pike Street), near junction with US 50, Clarksburg.

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  • Created by: Steve Corley
  • Added: 9 Jan 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8253338
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Payne Jackson (1781–13 Feb 1808), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8253338, citing Jackson Cemetery, Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Steve Corley (contributor 46535090) .