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  • ID: I507996187
  • Name: Benjamin JACKSON
  • Given Name: Benjamin
  • Surname: Jackson
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: November 30, 1803 in , Schoharie, NY
  • Death: February 7, 1897 in Medina, Orleans, NY
  • Note:
    Burial: Boxwood Cemetery, Ridgeway, Orleans, NY

    Obituary of brother, John Jackson.

    Census: 1850 Ridgeway, Orleans, NY age 47 farmer, dwelling 558
    Census: 1855 Ridgeway, Orleans, NY age 51, farmer, born Albany Co, NY
    Census: 1865 Ridgeway, Orleans, NY age 61 farmer, born Schoharie Co, NY
    Census: 1880 Medina, Orleans, NY age 76 retired farmer

    Benjamin and wife, Wealthy, moved from Onondaga County to Orleans County in 1825 where brother James had located in the township of Ridgeway (in 1823). Benjamin cleared 100 acres, purchased from the Holland Land Company. The couple remained on the farm until 1842 when Wealthy died. Benjamin and Wealthy had no children.

    Benjamin remarried Clarissa McCormick and purchased land in the village of Medina to the south of Ridgeway where he lived the remainder of his life.

    Death Certificate, State of New York - Bureau of Vital Statistics
    # 07154
    Death July 17, 1897; age 93 of old age
    Birth, Duanesburg, NY
    55 years at Medina, Orleans, NY
    Burial: Boxwood Cemetery
    Father, James Jackson of London, England
    Mother Ruth Jackson

    1. Jackson Family History compiled by J. Ceylon Jackson, contributed by Jodell McVey
    2. Stephen B. Yim

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

    Marriage 1 Wealthy Ann TERRY b: March 28, 1808 in , Onondaga, NY
    • Married: 1823

    Marriage 2 Clarissa MCCORMICK b: August 12, 1825 in , Genessee, NY
      1. Has No Children Wealthy Ann JACKSON b: February 4, 1844 in , Orleans, NY
      2. Has No Children Harriet E. JACKSON b: March 10, 1847 in , Orleans, NY
      3. Has Children Anna M. JACKSON b: March 8, 1850 in Ridgeway, Orleans, NY
      4. Has No Children Amanda F. JACKSON b: June 6, 1862 in , Orleans, NY
      5. Has Children Clara (Clarissa) JACKSON b: September 25, 1867 in ,, NY
      6. Has No Children Amos F. JACKSON b: January 1, 1853 in , Orleans, NY
      7. Has No Children Martha J. JACKSON b: June 4, 1858 in , Orleans, NY
      8. Has No Children Marcus JACKSON b: June 4, 1857 in , Orleans, NY
      9. Has Children Ida May JACKSON b: September 1, 1859 in , Orleans, NY
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