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Surname: Jackson

John Franklin Jackson, Jr.

Private, F. A., Batty. 306, 81st Div.; of Iredell County; son of J. T. and V. S. Jackson. Husband of Ellen Jackson. Entered service April 26, 1918, at Statesville, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France, August 16, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., March 28,...

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Jackson, Amanda Matilda Bilyeu – Obituary

Halsey–Mrs. Amanda Bilyeu Jackson, 76, native of Linn County and daughter of early Oregon pioneers, died at her home here Thursday [September 22, 1932] and will be buried Sunday afternoon following funeral services at the Habey Methodist Church at 2 o’clock, Rev. Idso will conduct the services. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Jackson was born nine miles east of Scio, June 29, 1856, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Bilyeu. On October 5, 1878, she was married to C. C. Jackson, former Linn County sheriff. Four children survive. They are Mrs. Martha Hockensmith, Halsey; Fred Jackson, Salem; and Tom and George Jackson of Halsey. Ten grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren are also living. Albany Democrat Herald, September 24, 1932 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Jackson, John – Obituary

John Jackson Dies At Age 83 Was Grandson of Early Settlers John Edward Jackson age 83 of 1745 Guild Road, Woodland, Wa., passed away at Bess Kaiser Hospital in Portland, Sept. 14. Graveside services were held Sept. 16 at the Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Vancouver, WA. Pastor L. E. Faasch officiating. Mr. Jackson was born July 7, 1895 in Haines, OR. to G.W. and Ida Long Jackson. He attended schools in Haines and Muddy Creek. As a young man, he farmed in Baker Valley. He moved from Haines to Woodland, WA, he owned and operated one of the most modern dairy farms in that area. He was married to Josephine Thompson of Eagle Valley in Richland in 1914. He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine, a son Norman, two sister, Nina Dahl and Ora Collins, two brothers, Charlie Jackson, and Roy Welch. Survivors include his daughter-in-law, Leatha Jenks, a grandson, Ronald Jackson of Woodland, a granddaughter, Sallye Muskie and four great grandchildren of Goldendale, WA., several nieces and nephews, as well as many cousins and friends living in the Baker area. He was the grandson of Alonzo and Julia Ann Long, pioneers settling in Baker Valley. Source: The Record Courier Sept. 28, 1978 page 6A Contributed by: Belva...

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Jackson, Andrew – Obituary

Old Resident Dead Andrew Jackson, an early resident of Baker county, was found dead in a chair at his home in South Baker Monday of this week. He was 66 years of age. The deceased is survived by the widow, three daughters and a son. He was engaged in truck farming on a small tract in South Baker. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, January 14,...

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Biographical Sketch of Ira B. Jackson

Ira B. Jackson, insurance agent, Mattoon; was born in Madison, Jefferson Co., Ind., Oct. 31, 1851; in 1855, his father removed with his family to Illinois, and settled in Sangamon Co., near Springfield; his early life was that of a farmer’s boy; he acquired a good common-school education; at the age of 18, he engaged in the business of photograph artist, which he followed two years; in 1872, he completed a business course in the Commercial College, at Terre Haute, Ind.; in 1874, he engaged in the grocery trade with Fallin Bros., under the firm name of Fallin Bros. & Jackson; in 1876, he retired from the firm and engaged in the fire insurance business; he at present represents one accident and sixteen leading fire insurance companies in Coles and Effingham Cos., aggregating in assets over $30,000,000 ;he also represents the Great Western Dispatch Co. He was married May 26, 1874, to Laura I. Carter, a native of Indiana; has one child-Georgia. He is at present, serving his second term of office as City and also Township...

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Jackson, John – Obituary

John Jackson Dies At Age 83 Was Grandson of Early Settlers John Edward Jackson age 83 of 1745 Guild Road, Woodland, Wa., passed away at Bess Kaiser Hospital in Portland, Sept. 14. Graveside services were held Sept. 16 at the Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Vancouver, WA. Pastor L. E. Faasch officiating. Mr. Jackson was born July 7, 1895 in Haines, OR. to G.W. and Ida Long Jackson. He attended schools in Haines and Muddy Creek. As a young man, he farmed in Baker Valley. He moved from Haines to Woodland, WA, he owned and operated one of the most modern dairy farms in that area. He was married to Josephine Thompson of Eagle Valley in Richland in 1914. He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine, a son Norman, two sister, Nina Dahl and Ora Collins, two brothers, Charlie Jackson, and Roy Welch. Survivors include his daughter-in-law, Leatha Jenks, a grandson, Ronald Jackson of Woodland, a granddaughter, Sallye Muskie and four great grandchildren of Goldendale, WA., several nieces and nephews, as well as many cousins and friends living in the Baker area. He was the grandson of Alonzo and Julia Ann Long, pioneers settling in Baker Valley. The Record Courier Sept. 28, 1978 page 6A Contributed by: Belva...

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Jackson, Charlie E. – Obituary

Charlie E. Jackson Was Former Resident Funeral services for a former Haines resident, Charlie E. Jackson were held in Salem, July 24. Burial in the family plot Keiser cemetery near Salem. Mr. Jackson was born to G. W. and Ida Bell Long Jackson June 24, 1905. He was the grandson of Alonzo and Julia Ann Long, pioneer family of Baker Valley. He attended school in Haines and Muddy Creek. He farmed in this area before moving to the Willamette Valley where he worked as a dairy man before he retired. Survivors are his wife Mildred; sons, Tom and Rex; daughters, Peggy and Sandra, all of Salem; a brother, John of Woodland, WA., and many relatives in this vicinity. He was preceded in death by two sister, Nina Dahl of Baker, Ora Collins of Albany, and two brothers, Lonnie of Haines, and Roy Welch of Hemet, California. The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, August 11, 1977 page 12 Contributed by: Belva...

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Victims of the Fugitive Slave Law – Fugitive Slave Law

The remainder of this Tract will be devoted to a record, as complete as circumstances enable us to make, of the Victims Of The Fugitive Slave Law. It is a terrible record, which the people of this country should never allow to sleep in oblivion, until the disgraceful and bloody system of Slavery is swept from our land, and with it, all Compromise Bills, all Constitutional Guarantees to Slavery, all Fugitive Slave Laws. The established and accredited newspapers of the day, without reference to party distinctions, are the authorities relied upon in making up this record, and the dates being given with each case, the reader is enabled to verify the same, and the few particulars which the compass of the Tract allows to be given with each. With all the effort which has been made to secure a good degree of completeness and exactness, the present record must of necessity be an imperfect one, and fall short of exhibiting all the enormities of the Act in question. James Hamlet, of New York, September, 1850, was the first victim. He was surrendered by United States Commissioner Gardiner to the agent of one Mary Brown, of Baltimore, who claimed him as her slave. He was taken to Baltimore. An effort was immediately made to purchase his freedom, and in the existing state of the public feeling, the sum demanded by...

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Biographies of the Cherokee Indians

Whatever may be their origins in antiquity, the Cherokees are generally thought to be a Southeastern tribe, with roots in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, among other states, though many Cherokees are identified today with Oklahoma, to which they had been forcibly removed by treaty in the 1830s, or with the lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokees in western North Carolina. The largest of the so-called Five Civilized Tribes, which also included Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles, the Cherokees were the first tribe to have a written language, and by 1820 they had even adopted a form of...

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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