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John Jackson, son of George J. Jackson Sr. and Ann Menzies
Born: 23 May 1818 in Tweedsmouth, Northumberland, England
Married: Elizabeth Hair, 8 Feb 1844 in Townsend Twp., Norfolk County (age 25)
Died: 29 Mar 1898 in Simcoe, Norfolk County (age 79) 
Elizabeth Hair, daughter of John Hair and Helen Johnston
Born: 15 Sep 1822 in England
Married: John Jackson, 8 Feb 1844 in Townsend Twp., Norfolk County (age 21)
Died: 22 May 1895 in Simcoe, Norfolk County (age 72) 
Their Children:
Helen Jackson (1845-1846)
George Hair Jackson married Margaret S. Hunter
Peter Johnston Jackson (1851-1853)
William James Jackson (1855-1861)
John Bartholomew Jackson married Mary Eliza Jackson then Mary Bruce
Thomas Arthur Jackson (1859-1861)
Harry Percy Jackson married Nina Battersby then Kate Richmond 
John's sister Margaret married Elizabeth's brother Bartholomew. John and his younger brother George Jackson Jr. established "J. & G. Jackson" building contractors, furniture manufacturers, and hardware merchants in Simcoe. They re-built Simcoe's Courthouse, St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, and private homes such as Elmhurst. (Surviving examples of furniture this firm manufactured can be seen at the Norfolk Historical Society in Simcoe.) John retired to his farm "west of Simcoe" the house being at the west end of Union Street to tend his orchards. Member, Simcoe Board of Education. He eventually sold his farm to William P. Innes
Also see his: photo & bio
Also see: his obituary.
Source: John Cardiff of Simcoe, Norfolk County. Submitted: 3 May 2003
Source: Wm. B. Jackson of Port Dover, Norfolk County. Submitted: 4 May 2003
For additional information about this family, contact the submitter directly.