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  • ID: I507996170
  • Name: William JACKSON
  • Given Name: William
  • Surname: Jackson
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: October 21, 1799 in Duanesburgh, Albany, NY
  • Death: October 31, 1890 in Holley, Orleans, NY
  • Note:
    Census: 1850 Ridgeway, Orleans, NY age 50 farmer
    Page 372, line 33, dwelling 105
    Census: 1855 Ridgeway, Orleans, NY age 55 farmer, born Albany Co, NY
    Census: 1860 Ridgeway, Orleans, NY age 60 farmer Post Office Murray
    Census: 1865 Ridgeway, Orleans, NY age 65 farmer, born Schenectady, NY
    Census: 1870 Ridgeway, Orleans, NY age 70 farmer; post office Knowlesville
    Census: 1880 Holley, Orleans, NY age 80 retired farmer

    Obituary, Marcellus Observor, September 30, 1880 and October 14, 1880 or James Jackson, born 1775 London, England. Contributee by Jodell Z. McVey

    William Jackson, the oldest resident of this village (Holley) died Friday evening, aged 91 years. The surviving sons and daughters are Orange I. Jackson of Onondaga, Edwin R. Jackson of Holley; Mrs. P.
    Catri?m of Albion, MI; Mrs. E. H?unt of Medina, NY; Mrs. J. B. Knapp of Homer, MI and Mrs. Celia Brown, of Tennessee. Three brothers, james and Benjamin of Medina; Amos of Syracuse and one sister, Mrs. Clarinda Wiley of Danville.
    Moved to Ridgeway, Orleans, NY in 1825-26, later moving to Holley, near the Monroe County line.

    Census: 1830 Ridgeway, Orleans, NY age 30-40
    Census: 1850 Ridgeway, Orleans, NY 50 farmer, dwelling 105

    1. Jackson Family History compiled by J. Ceylon Jackson, contributed by Jodell McVey
    2. Genealogical and Family of Greater Wester New York, William richard Cutter, Vol 1, pp 306,307
    3. Lynn Crowder
    4. Pioneer History of Orleans County, New York by Arad Thomas, page 349
    5. Stephen B. Yim

    Pioneer History of New Orleans County:

    William Jackson was born in Duannesburg, NY October 21, 1799. He bought an article of one hundred acres of land in Ridgeway, part of lots 21, township 15, range 4, in September of 1826. After building a log house on his lot he returned to Onondaga County after his family and brought them to their new home the next February (1827). His house was without a door or window or floor when he moved into it, but blankets for a few days were good substitutes for doors and windows. (After he had ) made a floor and door they lived comfortably. Prosperity attended his labor. In a short time he bought more land which he has fitted and cultivated into one of the finest farms in the county.

    Mr. Jackson married Married Comstock January 20, 1822. They have had 11 children, seven of whom are living.

    His father, James Jackson, was born in London, England, and emigrated to America in early life.

    Death Certificate, Orleans County, State of New York # 42493

    Died Holly, NY October 31, 1892 of old age; age 91 years
    Birthplace Duanesburg, NY
    Occupation, farmer
    Father and mother's name and birthplace ... not given
    Burial: Hillside Cemetery
    Reported by E.R. Jackson

    Father: James JACKSON b: May 6, 1775 in London, England
    Mother: Ruth ELLISON b: ca 1780 in Mohawk Valley region, NY

    Marriage 1 Martha COMSTOCK b: 1806 in , Onondaga, NY
    • Married: January 20, 1822 in , Onondaga, NY
    1. Has Children Orange L. JACKSON b: December 1831 in , Orleans, NY
    2. Has No Children Wealthy JACKSON b: 1836 in , Orleans, NY
    3. Has Children Edwin R. JACKSON b: December 1844 in , Orleans, NY
    4. Has Children Cecelia (Celia) E. JACKSON b: 1846 in Medina, Orleans, NY
    5. Has No Children Mary M. JACKSON b: September 21, 1840 in ,, NY
    6. Has Children Jane B. JACKSON b: September 22, 1829
    7. Has Children William Jr. JACKSON b: 1825 in , Onondaga, NY
    8. Has No Children Emeline JACKSON b: April 25, 1827 in , Orleans, NY
    9. Has No Children Chester JACKSON b: February 17, 1849 in Ridgeway, Orleans, NY

    Marriage 2 Charlotte UNKNOWN b: 1800 in ,, NY
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