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Descendants of Patrick Jackson

Generation No. 4

      4. Williams4 Jackson (Ralph R.3, Ralph R.2, Patrick1) was born 1690 in Charles City Co., VA, and died 1739 in Henrico Co., VA. He married Sarah "Mary" Burton Abt. 1715 in VA, daughter of John Burton and Elizabeth Fowler. She was born Abt. 1690 in Henrico County, VA, and died 1783 in Henrico County, VA.

Notes for Williams Jackson:
Will, Misc. Court Reords 1650-1807; Henrico Co. Court Reords, Vol. 4, 1738-1746, pp. 1095-97.
Married Abt. 1720.

The names of Williams Jackson's children are taken from his will dated November 26, 1738, probated September 5, 1738. Daughter Ruth is listeed as Ruth Moore and daughter Agnes as Agnes Jones. Williams left land and slaves to all his sons. He willed land in both Henrico & Amelia Counties to Williams, Jr. Proof that Wiloliams Jackson was the son of Ralph Jackson lies in the following: September 28, 1732 Williams Jackson of Henrico Co. 451 acres in Prince George Co. on north side of Flatt Creek below Neals Branch online of "his brother Ralph Jackson" to north side of Mayes Branch. Lived in Dale Parish, created in 1735 from that part of Henrico lying south of the James and north of the Appomattox. His will was written on November 9, 1736 and proved September 1, 1739. He devised to son Matthew Jackson 150 acres in Henrico Co. on the south side of Swift Creek after the death or marriage of his mother Sarah Jackson to son William Jackson 177 acres in Amelia Co., on Mayes Branch; to son Thomas Jackson 80 acres adj. Matthew where the testator lived; to son Mark Jackson 100 acres on the north side of the Appomattox River and to daughters Ruth Moor and Agnes Jones. Witnesses were John Green, John Blankinsip and William Turner. (Henrico Co., VA. Misc. Records Vol. 4, p. 1095)

On December 6, 1763 an election was held in Amelia and Nottoway counties to determine who would served in the house of Burgesses. There wer 21 persons named Jackson who cast ballots. Of the six sons Williams Jackson person bearing the same name voted.

Will of Williams Jackson as printed in Colonial Wills of Henrico co.,, VA 1737-1781. Dated November 26, 1738. Probated September 5, 1739. William Jckson of Dale Parish.

To son Matthew 130 acres in Henrico on south side of Swift Creek, upon Licking Creek; where he lately lived and 1 negro after death of his mother Sarah Jackson. To son Williams, 1777 acres Amelia on Lower End of my survey on Beaver Pond Branch, negro and items. To cousin, Thomas Neal, son of thomas Neal, 200 acres. To my friend John Brown, all my land on lower side of Maayes Branch part of a survey of 260 acres. Rest of land on upper side of Mayes Branch to my son Francis 200 acres, plus 1 negro and itmes. To son Mark, 100 acres on north side of Swift Creek on upper end of land where I live, 1 negro and items. To son Thomas, all land and plantation where I live, also 100 acres on Licking Crek, at lower end of his brother Matthew line and 1 negro. To daughter Ruth Moor, 1 shilling. To daugher Agnes Jones 1 cow and calf. To wife Sarah, use of all above negroes and my plantation during widowhood and to be executrix. Dated 26 Nov. 1738. Witnesses: John Green, John Blankenship, William Turner. Recorded 5 Sept. 1739.

Children of Williams Jackson and Sarah Burton are:
+ 5 i.   Francis5 Jackson, born 1725 in Henrico County, VA; died Abt. 1792 in Amelia Co., VA.
+ 6 ii.   Matthew Jackson, born 1717 in Henrico Co., VA; died 1783 in Amelia Co., VA.
  7 iii.   John Jackson, died Unknown. He married Sarah; died Unknown.
  Notes for John Jackson:
In his father's will John received 200 acres of land at the lower end of Beaver Pond Branch, in Amelia County, VA. John married Sarah???, and he signed his name in his will as John Jackson, Sr. which indicated tht he had at least one son, John Jackson, Jr. and probably other children. His will dated in 1788.

  8 iv.   Jr. William Jackson, died Unknown.
  Notes for Jr. William Jackson:
In his father's will, William, Jr. received 177 acres of land located on the south side of Mayes Branch in Amelia County, VA. He left a will dated 1778. He had issue.

  9 v.   Mark Jackson, died Unknown. He married Martha Warren March 24, 1765; died Unknown.
  Notes for Mark Jackson:
Mark received 100 acres of land on the north side of Swift Creek, and other land near Licking Creek from his father's estate. He sold the land to George Cogbill in 1750. Mark Jackson's will was filed in Brunswick County, VA in 1797 and an inventory of Mark was filed in Price Edward County, VA in 1791.

  10 vi.   Thomas Jackson, died Unknown.
  Notes for Thomas Jackson:
Thomas received from his father, the houses, plantation and orchard, on the north side of Swift Creek, also 50 acres lying along Licking Creek. Thomas sold the land on the south side of Swift Creek to his uncle, Ralph Jackson in 1748 and the land on the north side to George Cogbill. Thomas settled in Nottoway Parish County about 1790. Thomas Jackson's will was recorded in Prince Edward County, VA in 1792.

  11 vii.   Ruth Jackson, died Unknown. She married Moore; died Unknown.
  12 viii.   Agnes Jackson, died Unknown. She married Jones; died Unknown.

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