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Son of John and Maria J. (Creo) Jackson, dec., was born in Blair county, Pa., Feb. 20, 1844. He was married Dec. 17, 1865, in Clearfield county, Pa., to Margaret Snyder, who was born May 26, 1847, in Clearfield county, Pa.; her father, Abram Snyder, is dec., but her mother, Susan J. Ogden, is still spared. Of this union were born the following children: Sarah G., Maria J. dec., Susan I. Dec., Abram S., John M., Bessie M., Nancy G., Littie R., and Infant Malinda dec., Frances L. Comrade Jackson was 18 years of age when he offered her services to his country's needs. Aug. 8, 1862 he was enrolled as a private in Co. B, 149 Pa. V. I., 1st Brig., 1st Div., 5th A. C. He was wounded at the battle of Culpepper, and was confined in Philadelphia hospital for same; he was captured July, 1864, at Gettysburg, and was held four days when he released on parole; he was detailed to guard hospital at Washington a short time. He also took part in the great and famous battles of Wilderness, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg and several others; he was honorably discharged July 8, 1865, at Elmira, N. Y. Comrade Jackson is J. V. C. of Troxell Post 421, he is a farmer by occupation and his address is Glasgow, Pa.


Was born in Cambria, Pa., July 9, 1845, of parents Daniel T. and Jane (Jones) Jones, dec. His wife, whom he married July 1870, is Margaret, daughter of Roland Francis, still living, and Mary Morgan, dec.; her father was born in 1800, and is still in the enjoyment of good health. His wife was born in this county Aug. 8, 1846. To them were born seven children, Daniel W., Roland I., Mary J., Edna R., Edith G., May and Gussie dec. Comrade Jones served a short time in the Union war during the late unpleasantness; he was 19 years of age when he was enrolled Feb. 10, 1865, at Johnstown, Pa., as a private in Co. G, 192 Pa. V. I. In the spring of 1865 he was detailed at Harpers Ferry as guard at Genl's Hd. Qtrs. Three weeks. July, 1865, he was detailed at Stanton, Va., to guard bridge, and was again detailed at General's Hd. Qtrs., as Commissary Sergt.; he took part in numerous skirmishes, and was honorably discharged Aug. 24, 1865, at Harpers Ferry, Va.; his father served in the late war, as did two brothers John and Timothy. Comrade Jones is a member of Capt. Jones Post 556, he is a farmer and lumberman and his address is Wilmore, Pa.

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