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Jim Jackson has given me permission to share this. It reminds me of the usefulenss of looking at the family associated with the Quaker JACKSONs which includes a crest with two greyhounds and a dolphin. The family tree relating to this family is on the Rootsweb tree, (I update that tree fairly regularly) and also on this site at the page on the Quaker JACKSONs.
Sharon Oddie Brown. December 15, 2011

 

Beneath are some instances me thinking out loud about the implications of this.

A second account of Robert’s appearance on this continent came from a copy of an 1887 ledger written by a P.A. Jackson: "Robert left England with John Winthrop 1630-31 but which Winthrop is not known. In with the Massachusetts Bay Company, he doubtless was one of the 900 who sailed from Yarmouth on the 7th April 1630. At any rate the Coat of Arms of his family was emblazoned with two greyhounds and a dolphin crested with a mailed arm raising from a m[issal?], in the hand a tilting spear.” SOURCE: The History of Ancestor Robert JACKSON The site has a wealth of maps and other visual elements. It is well worth a visit. The primary source for this snippet was: John Winthrop, Portrait of Massachusetts Bay Colony Governor John Winthrop 17th Century. It was held in the Winthrop family until the 19th century, when it was donated to the American Antiquarian Society, http://www.americanantiquarian.org/Inventories/Portraits/153.htm , additional provenance from the American Antiquarian Society: http://www.americanantiquarian.org/Inventories/Portraits/bios/153.pdf

Transcription Of Lloyd Jacksons Notes HCPB Tradition has it that Robert Jackson came from Watertown Mass. To Mathersfield Conn. Thence to Harford Conn.  Thence to Hempstead in 1643 which was perhaps the first English settlement in the western part of Long Island.  He had a wife Agnes.  His will dated Ref. The Jackson Family Rockaway Records Morris Co. N.J. Page 101-2 Crayon 1902.  According to his notes on the Jackson family of Stephen Alonzo Jackson, Robert Jackson left England with John Winthrop in 1630-31 but which John Winthrop is not known.  With the Mass. Bay Co. he doubtless was one of the 900 who sailed from Yarmouth on April 7th 1630.  At any rate the Coat of Arms of his family was emblazoned with two greyhounds and a dolphin, crested with a mailed arm raising from a mural crown in the hand a tilting spear.

Transcription of the ledger from HCPD John Jackson from Hertfordshire, England was one of the expedition of 1627 for the relief of the Huguenots of La Rochelle and believed to be the father of Robert Jackson, the first of the name known to have come to America.  Robert Jackson left England with John Winthrop 1630 - 31 but which John Winthrop is not known.  In with the Massachusetts Bay C, he doubtless was one of the 900 who sailed from Yarmouth on the 7th April 1630.  At any rate the Coat of Arms of his family was emblazoned with two greyhounds and a dolphin crested with a mailed arm raising from a m[issal?], in the hand a tilting spear.

Family of John Jackson John Jackson from Hertfordshire, England was one of the expedition of 1627 for the relief of the Huguenots of La Rochelle and believed to be the father of Robert Jackson [NOTE: 1620-1685 born in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire], the first of the name known to have come to America. Robert Jackson left England with John Winthrop 1630 - 31 but which John Winthrop is not known. In with the Massachusetts Bay C, he doubtless was one of the 900 who sailed from Yarmouth on the 7th April 1630. At any rate the Coat of Arms of his family was emblazoned with two greyhounds and a dolphin crested with a mailed arm raising from a m[issal?], in the hand a tilting spear.
Near the eastern end of the garden, about five rods north of the house, seats for a meeting had been arranged in the shade of the grand old trees, and a stand erected for speakers and appropriately decorated. At the back, in large letters, formed of evergreens on a white ground, appeared the words: "In Honor of our An- cestors." Above this hung a framed drawing, representing on a shield the devices which tradition reports as having been those of the coat of arms of some remote progenitor of the clan, " two greyhounds and a dolphin," SOURCE" Proceedings of the Sesqui-Centennial gathering of the Descendants of Isaac and Ann Jackson

 

Notes from Joseph Burton Jackson (1920-1962)

NOTE: In an email dated October 20, 2011, Jim Jackson mentioned:

 

This was his working document and was hand written in a notebook and still includes strike-overs that I am sure he would have fixed had life given him more years.  My uncle was a very simple and down to earth man whom the Lord took way too soon.  Devout Christian, wonderful husband and father, clerk in a furniture store, talented furniture restorer, and most of all kind and gentle soul.   

 

He was able to get this far without leaving this continent but said to go further he would need to go to England and dig through the old church ledgers, although I have read some internet documents of those who have done just that and found the trail ended with Anthony in England.  I suspect you have seen the same documents.  Apparently the church records contained a gap of 200 years.  All things considered, I think Uncle Burton did a quite remarkable job considering he was a man of modest means with no internet and very little opportunity to travel...

 

The only thing I would ask is a little feedback on your thoughts after reading his work....

 

 

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Notes

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  1. Anthony Jackson emigrated from Lancashire, England, to Carrickfergus, Ireland in the year 1649. Note: other records allege that he emigrated to Lurgan.
  2. Isaac Jackson (son of Anthony Jackson) born in 1665 in Ireland. Came to London Grove, Pennsylvania, in 1725, died in 1750. Married Anne Evans.
  3. Thomas Jackson (son of Isaac Jackson and Anne Evans). Said Thomas born in Ireland. Married Mary Boardman.
  4. Isaac Jackson the 2nd (Son of Thomas Jackson and Mary Boardman) married Mary Miller who was a daughter of James and Catherine Miller.
  5. Joseph Jackson (son of Isaac Jackson the second and Mary Miller) said Joseph born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1758. Died September 24, 1842 at Jacksonville, Illinois and buried there in the East Cemetery. Married in Guilford County, North Carolina to Sarah Kirkman. Said Sarah was born in Guilford County, North Carolina in 1764 and died and was buried in the same County in 1877. Said Joseph was a private in North Carolina troops, Revolutionary war. After leaving Guilford County he moved to Sumner County, Tennessee, and from there to Morgan County, Illinois.

 

Children of Joseph W. and Sarah Kirkman Jackson

1.     William Jackson 1788 – 1857

2.     Thomas Jackson war of 1812 -- 1790 – 1814

3.     Mary Jackson 1792 -- 1798

4.     Sarah Jackson 1794 -- 1883

5.     Jane Jackson 1796 -- 1797

6.     John Jackson 1797 -- 1879

7.     Polly Jackson 1799 -- 1859

8.     Elizabeth Jackson 1801 – 1869

9.     Joseph Jackson 1803 – 1896

10.  George Jackson 1805 – 1879

11.  James Jackson 1807 – 1890

12.  Annie Jackson 1809 – 1884

13.  Emsley Jackson 1811 – 1882

14.  Emma Jackson 1811 – 1875

 

(Emsley and Emma were twins)

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Early Jackson history

The following information on the lineage of the Jackson family is from the records of Mrs. R.V. Cordell of Lewistown, Illinois. Her ancestor was Sarah Jackson Hymer (1794-1883 who was the daughter of Joseph Jackson 1758-September 24, 1842 and Sarah Kirkman Jackson 1764-1877. The records were in Mrs. Cordell's mothers papers.

 

Isaac Jackson was the first immigrant to this country. He was the ancestor the Jackson family in this country. His father was Anthony Jackson who immigrated from Lancashire England to the neighborhood of Carrickfergus, Ireland in the year 1649. In England they were members of the Episcopalian Church and took an active part in politics and some members of the family belonged to the Parliamentary army and by deeds of valor of which we are not informed, gained the right to wear a coat of arms and the devices which it bore was two greyhounds and a dolphin. The right to wear a coat of arms indicates a certain degree of rank. Isaac Jackson was born in 1665 in Ireland. His wife was Anne Evans Jackson. They came to London Grove, Pennsylvania in the year 1725. They joined the Quakers in Ireland and Anthony Jackson was one of the first converts to Quakerism and he established the first “Friend’s” meeting house in 1654 in Ireland. Isaac died in 1750 in the 86th year of his age.

 

Isaac Jackson had a son Thomas who married Mary Boardman. They had a son named Isaac the 2nd who married Mary Miller, daughter of James and Catherine Miller. They had several children who moved to Eno, South Carolina and some members of the family moved to Maryland and from there to North Carolina. Then comes her grandfather Joseph Jackson and grandmother Sarah Kirkman Jackson and their children were:

 

  1. William Jackson born 1788 died 1851 in Jacksonville, Illinois
  2. Thomas Jackson born 1790 died 1814. He served in the army of the war of 1812. Fought the battle of Lundy's Lane -- Canada and died at Plattsburgh on Lake Champlain, New York [NOTE: also known as the Battle of Niagara Falls fought on July 25, 1814].
  3. Mary Jackson born 1792 died 1798
  4. Sarah Jackson (Hymer) born 1794 died 1883
  5. Jane Jackson born 1796 dice 1797
  6. John Jackson born 1797 died 1879
  7. Polly Jackson born 1799 died 1859
  8. Elizabeth Jackson born 1801 died eight teen 69
  9. Joseph Jackson born 1803 died 1896
  10. George Jackson born 1805 died 1819
  11. James Jackson born 1807 died 1890
  12. Annie Jackson born 1809 died 1884

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  1. Emsley Jackson born 1811 died 1882
  2. Emma Jackson born 1811 died 1875

(Emsley and Emma were twins.)

Elizabeth was Aunt Betsy Beck and she lived near Industry, Illinois. Married to William Beck. They died a week apart.

Annie was Aunt Ann Pinkerton Wright. Mother of Sarah Lawlor and grandmother of Dr. Lawler of Macomb, Illinois. She was married twice. Susan Criswell Lawlor was another daughter. Also Emma, wife of Jont Howell was a daughter.

 

 

 

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