Hugh Thomas Jackson

19 June 1744–1 May 1812 (Age 67)
County Antrim, Ireland

The Life of Hugh Thomas

When Hugh Thomas Jackson was born on 19 June 1744, in County Antrim, Ireland, his father, Hugh Thomas Joseph Jackson, was 35 and his mother, Mary Higginbotham, was 34. He married Elisabeth Pearson about 1765, in Ireland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He registered for military service in 1777. He died on 1 May 1812, in Fayette City, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Searights, Menallen Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Thomas Jackson
1744–1812
Elizabeth Hayes
1752–1829
Marriage: about 1770
Mary Jackson
1771–
David Jackson
1773–1858
Margaret Jackson
1777–1799
Rebecca Jackson
1778–
Henry Jackson
1780–
Ann Jackson
1782–1863
Sarah Jackson
1790–1850
Elizabeth Jackson
1791–
Phoebe Jackson
1793–1859
Rachel Jackson
1795–1870

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1770
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 32

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 32

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 36

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack 1. As an American surname this has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hugh Jackson, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths and Burials, 1856-1971"
  • Hugh Jackson, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"
  • Jackson in entry for Rachel Porter, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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