James A. Jackson

Male 1831 - 1918  (86 years)


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  • Name James A. Jackson 
    Born 31 Aug 1831  Barrington, Yates Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1 Sep 1864  Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    American Civil War (North)
    189th Infantry Co., Co.A
    Mustered out 31May1865 Washington DC 
    Died 19 Feb 1918  Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Boyd Cemetery, Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • CAMERON - JAMES JACKSON.

      On Tuesday morning, Feb. 19, occurred the death of James Jackson, an aged resident and veteran of the civil war. He had been a life-long resident of the town of Cameron, having spent practically his entire life on the farm where his death occurred. "Uncle Jim" as he was familiarly known was in his 87th year. He was born in the town of Barrington, Yates county. Having been a man of robust build he had always enjoyed the best of health until about two years ago, due to his advanced age. He was taken with pneumonia a few days ago, which was the cause of his death. He was held in high esteem by all who knew him. Uncle Jim and his wife, aunt Charity, who survives, were two of the oldest and most active residents in this vicinity. Mr. Jackson was a veteran of the civil war, having served as a private from 1862 until the close of the war and served his country with honors in the thickest of the fray. He was a member of the Martin Hallett Post, G. A. R., until same was disbanded. He has one grandson, Raymond Jackson who is now in the National Army at Camp Dix, N. J.

      Besides his aged wife, he is survived by one son, Willby Jackson of this town, also five daughters, Mrs. Thomas Hargrave, and Mrs. Welthy Roosa of Cameron, Mrs. Eva Barrett and Mrs. A. B. Allen of Rochester, and Mrs. E. H. Williamson of Hammondsport. He also has one living sister, Mrs. Eliza Booth of Hornell. Mr. Jackson had the distinction of having the largest number of grandchildren and great grandchildren, also nephews and nieces of any person in this vicinity.

      The funeral was held from the family home on South Hill at 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial in the Boyd cemetery at Boyd's Corners, the Rev. R. E. Wilson of this village officiating.

      Canisteo Times, (Canisteo, NY) February 27, 1918; page 8, col. 4.
    Person ID I12404  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2020 

    Father William Jackson,   b. 9 May 1800, Towanda, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1879, Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Lydia Jansen Stuart,   b. 20 Apr 1800, Ovid, Seneca Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1887, Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Abt 1830 
    Family ID F3361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charity Porter,   b. Sep 1834, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1923, Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married Abt 1854 
    Children 
     1. Wilbert H. Jackson,   b. Dec 1849, Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. William Franklin Jackson,   b. 27 Feb 1853, Jasper, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1907, Oscoda Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     3. Lydia S. Jackson,   b. Abt 1857, Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Eva A. Jackson,   b. Abt 1861, Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Wealthy Jackson,   b. Abt 1866, Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Ulysses Jackson,   b. Abt 1867, Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Anna Jackson,   b. Abt 1870, Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Blanch Jackson,   b. Abt 1874, Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F3367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Aug 1831 - Barrington, Yates Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - American Civil War (North) 189th Infantry Co., Co.A Mustered out 31May1865 Washington DC - 1 Sep 1864 - Cameron, Steuben Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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