McTaggart Genealogy and Settlers to Southwestern Ontario

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  • ID: I28292
  • Name: Hugh J. Jackson
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 20 MAY 1709 in County Fermanagh, Province of Ulster, Northern Ireland
  • Death: 25 AUG 1782 in Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland
  • Note:
    BIOGRAPHY: MacDonald states that Hugh Jackson saw service in theFrench and Indian War of 1757 - 1758 in Captain Joseph Chapline'sSharpsburg company. He is listed as a Revolutionary War Patriot. Mrs.Sarah Sinclair was awarded DAR Certificate # 145922 based on hisservice.

    BIOGRAPHY: According to Richard Henthorn, Hugh Jackson's will islocated in the Hall of Records, Annapolis, MD, Washington County WillBook, T. S. 1, page 130, dated Sep 1, 1773.

    Fermanagh is an inland county in Northern Ireland in Ulster Province province, bounded on the north by County Donegal, on the northeast by Tyrone, on the se by County Monaghan, on the south by County Cavan, and on the southwest by Leitrim. Its area is 714 square miles.

    The county is picturesque with low mountains and fertile vales. It is largely taken up by basin of the upper and lower loughs Erne and the River Erne, which flows in a southeasterly direction and cuts the county in half. The chief rivers besides the Erne are the Arney and the Kilcoo.

    The county towns are connected with Belfast by the Ulster Canal through Lough Neah. Lower Lough Erne is connected with loughs Melvin and Macneen by the Arney River.

    There are numerous ancient castles, raths, and tumuli, and on the Isle of Devenish, in Upper Lough Erne, is a ruined abbey. The chief towns are Enniskillen, the county seat, Clones, Irvinestown, Lisnaskea, and Belleek. The county has many beautiful waterfalls and caves.

    Marriage 1 Mary b: 18 DEC 1719 in Northern Ireland
      1. Has Children Robert Jackson b: 17 MAR 1732/33 in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
      2. Has No Children Hugh Jackson b: 19 JUN 1744 in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
      3. Has No Children Margaret Jackson b: 1746
      4. Has No Children Jane Jackson b: 1748
      5. Has No Children David Jackson b: 1750
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