John Lewis JACKSON John William JACKSON Sarah Jane THOMAS Temperance Ann HENRY Mini tree diagram
Andrew Jackson JACKSON

Andrew Jackson JACKSON2,3,1

5th Feb 1845 - 30th Jan 19381

Life History

5th Feb 1845

Born in Dublin, Montgomery, Alabama

20th Nov 1866

Married Sarah Jane THOMAS in Dublin, Montgomery, Alabama.3,1

5th Jul 1875

Birth of son John William JACKSON in Alabama.4,5,2

30th Jan 1938

Died in Salty, Milam, Texas.1

1st Feb 1938

Buried in Salty Cemetery, Salty, Milam County, Texas.1


  • Alabama Marriage License
    Montgomery County
    Andrew J Jackson and Sarah Thomas
    Married 20 Nov 1866 at Dublin by M F Rushton, JP
    License date 15 Nov 1866 issued by David Campbell, Judge of Probate

    Andrew Jackson Jackson
    Birth Feb 5, 1845 Dublin, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
    Death Jan. 30, 1938 Salty, Milam County, Texas, USA

    Husband of Sarah Jane Thomas Jackson. Married 20 Nov 1866 inMontgomery County, Alabama.

    Father of Martha Jane "Mattie" Jackson Pinkerton, Mary Alice JacksonPugh, Ruby Magnolia Jackson Lusk,  Andrew John William Jackson,Temperance Anna Jackson Brown, James Franklin Jackson, Sarah Louisa"Lulie" Jackson Jinks, Mariah Ellen Jackson Towery, Frederick AndrewJackson, Glasper Clarence Jackson, Margaret Isabel Jackson, LauraVirginia Jackson Cook, and Jesse Lewis Jackson.

    Brother of Phillip Henry Jackson, Sarah Ann Jackson Curry, John KirbyJackson, Jesse Lewis Jackson, William Lewis Jackson, Lou Ellen LaveniaJackson Pierson, Benjamin D Jackson, Emily Jane Jackson Huffman, JamesFrancis Jackson, Joseph Burch Jackson, and Francis Asberry"Frank"Jackson.


    JACKSON, Andrew J. of Salty Community. Age 93. Died 1/30/1938 (Sunday)at his home in the Salty Comm. near Rockdale. Services held (Tuesday)from Salty Church. Burial in Salty Cemetery. Rev. John Garret ofThorndale-Salty Methodist Church and Rev. N.H. Melber, presiding elderfrom Marlin, officiated. Grandsons were pallbearers.

    He was BORN 2/5/1845 in Montgomery Co., Alabama. He enlisted in theConfederate army at Montgomery in 1862, joining what was calledHilliard's Legion under General Lee. Later his company was thrown intoregiments and Jackson was in the 60th Alabama Regiment, Company "C",under Col. J.W. Sangord, Major Hatch Cook, Gracious Brigade andBushrod Johnson's Division. Jackson was in the last battle ofAppomatox Court House and was taken prisoner, remaining so for 3 daysand having for food a very small piece of dried beef and an ear ofcorn. When released he was 900 miles from home and made more than halfthe journey back on foot. It is said he was the last surviving memberof his company.

    Married Sarah Jane Thomas in Alabama on 11/20/1866. They moved toTexas in 1874 and in 1876 moved to Milam Co., settling in Salty Comm.where they have lived since. M/M. Jackson celebrated their 70thwedding anniversary on 11/20/1936 at the Salty Church and their 71stthis past November. Mr. Jackson was the founder of the Salty SingingConvention of Milam Co. which was organized in 1895. He took an activepart in the affairs and remained president of the organization until1928 when a son took his place. Besides composing religious songs andwriting poems, Mr. Jackson was a blacksmith, carpenter, farmer,singing school teacher and superintendent of the Sunday School.

    SURVIVORS: Wife, Mrs. Sarah Thomas Jackson; 5 sons, John of Thorndale,Frank & Clarence of Salty, Fred of Austin, Jessie Jackson of Thrall; 7daughters, Mrs. Annie Brown of Orange, Mrs. Alice Pugh of Cameron,Mrs. Ruby Lusk of Temple, Mrs. Laura Cook of Salano, NM., Mrs. EllenTowery, Mrs. Ludie Jinks, Mrs. Mattie Pinkerton, all of Salty Comm.Grandchildren; 96 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild.

    Text of the historical marker, which bears his name, at the SaltyChurch:

    Salty Community

    Settled in 1860s; named for Salty Creek cattle licks. Joseph and SarahFrasure gave site for Methodist Church, 1871. Earliest burial incemetery was in 1875. Community had school by 1878. Violence eruptedin area in 1880s over barbed wire fencing. Salty was designated avoting precinct in 1886. Mail service was initiated 1897. Settlementhad telephones, stores, a barber shop, at least three doctors. About1900 the Annual Salty Singing Convention was founded by A. J. Jackson.This institution remains, although stores and the school were closedin the 1940s.

    John Lewis Jackson (1807 - 1867)
    Temperance Ann Henry Jackson (1809 - 1877)

    Spouse Sarah Jane Thomas Jackson (1849 - 1938)
    Martha Jane "Mattie" Jackson Pinkerton (1867 - 1954)
    Sarah Louise Jackson Jinks (1879 - 1946)
    Mariah Ellen Jackson Towery (1882 - 1938)

    Sarah Ann Jackson Curry (1831 - 1899)
    John Kirby Jackson (1833 - 1902)
    Jessie Lewis Jackson (1835 - 1885)
    Benjamin D Jackson (1836 - 1916)
    William Lewis Jackson (1836 - 1851)
    Emaly (Emily) Jane Jackson Huffman (1846 - 1928)
    James Francis Jackson (1849 - 1851)
    Joseph Burch Jackson (1851 - 1879)
    Francis Asberry "Frank" Jackson (1853 - 1931)

    Burial Salty Cemetery, Salty, Milam County, Texas

    Maintained by Jennifer Jackson, Originally Created by Sarah LocklinTaylor Aug 21, 2007
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #21054456,

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