Notes for #Robert Jackson: Robert Jackson of England, settled at Stamford, Conn. and later moved to Hamstead, Long Island. He lived in Boston for a while aroung 1643. He was the magistrate for many years and also the Indian commissioner.
Robert Jackson was born in Scottland in 1621.
Robert Jackson was the first of the name who settled on Long Island, and was among the first inhabitants of Hamstead, Queens County, New York. hemstead was settled in 1643 and Robert Jackson's name appears in its earliest records, which are still preserved in the town records of North Hamstead.
The first division of lands as appears by the records, took place in 1647, andRobert Jackson was then a Free Holder of the Town. After the capture of New York by the English in 1664 and the settlement of the Governament of the Duke of York, Robert was one of the two deputies appointed from the Town of Hamstead to a convention of delegates from the several towns in the Province which met at Hemstead in 1665 for the purpose of framing a Code of Laws for the governament of the Colony.
Robert Jackson's will is recored in the first book of records of the County of Queens.
More About #Robert Jackson and #Agnes Puddington Washburn: Marriage: 1640, Hempstead, Long Island, NY.
Children of #Robert Jackson and #Agnes Puddington Washburn are: