Last name: Jackson

Recorded in the spellings of Jackson, Jacson, Jagson and Jaxon, this is a famous English and occasional Scottish, surname. It is a patronymic formed from the personal names Jaques or John, both originating from the ancient Hebrew "Yochanan", meaning "Jehovah has favoured me (with a son)". The name as a personal name was first introduced by returning Crusaders from the Holy Land in the 12th century, and grew rapidly in popularity. Early recordings include such examples as William Jagge and Robert Jacke in the Pipe Rolls of the counties of Huntingdonshire and Staffordshire in 1251 and 1302 respectively. Medieval examples of the slightly later patronymics include: Adam Jakson, a witness in the Assize Court of Staffordshire in 1351, Willelmus Jacson or Jackson, was listed in the Poll Tax returns of the county of Yorkshire in 1379, whilst Andrew Jacson was admitted to the rank of burgess of the city of Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1409. An early settler in the New World colonies was Henry Jackson, aged 29. He embarked from the port of London on the ship "Elizabeth and Ann", bound for Virginia on April 1635. Amongst the many interesting namebearers was Andrew (Stonewall) Jackson (1767 - 1845). He was the seventh president of the United States of America, from 1828 - 1836, but earlier he became a national hero when he successfully defended New Orleans against the British in 1815. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Adam Jackessone. This was dated 1327, in the Subsidy Rolls of Suffolk, during the reign of King Edward 111rd of England, 1327 - 1377. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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Suzanne Kilfoy

My late mother's surname was Jackson. She was born at Carragh Maxwell, County Monaghan Ireland. How did the Jackson's arrive in northern Ireland?

Barbara Kemper

President Andrew Jackson was "Old Hickory" General Thomas Jackson was "Stonewall"

Waldemar Jakson
Hello,
Name - occurring laterally - as Jaksan , Jakson , Jakson comes from the name of the male is already known in the Middle Ages, " Jaksa " ( dawn.Jaxa , Jaxo , Jacza , Jaczo , Jazko ) , some researchers argue that it comes from a personal name John . Others advocate the view that we are dealing here with a shortened version of the name James . It is difficult to prove that the root of the "how" is derived from this name , because there is a Slavic word " like" s , meaning a man brave , strong . Both from the name of Jacob, and apelatywu "how" could therefore arise word form , or name Jaksa . The suffix " - sa" ( derived from " -st " ) occurs in Polish extremely rare ( eg Borsh , Radsza , Bogusz , Nietyksza ) . Still others believe that the name Jaksa is probably polonized form of the name Jason . Name Jaksa , now completely forgotten , was in use even in the sixteenth century.
Data from the "Dictionary of the names used today in Poland, " edited by Prof. . Casimir Rymut , issued by the Institute of Polish Academy of Sciences show that the etymology " jaks " comes a lot of names : Jaksa, Jaksik, Jaksonek, Jaksan, Jakson, Jaksoń.
OLDEST MENTION SOURCE ON POLISH JAKSON:
1398 r.
6026. Acta feria scxta die beate Lucie virginis (Dec. 13).
Testes Czirchowski contra Dqbkonem de Karsnice: primus Janussius de Lubiszewo, Jaxon de Masovia, Gosek, Kruk de Lub- nicza, Andreas de Glupyewo. Rota: sicut sciunt et testantur, quod antecessores affinales Johannis Czirchowski nunquam re-
spondebant coram burgrabio, sed nisi coram persona domini capitanei ab antiquis annis.
Ks. Sadowe łęczyckie, t.4,wyd. A. Pawiński, Warszawa 1897, s. 711

Łęczyca, wiece gen. d. 26 lutego r.1409.
Testes ducit Albertus de Michalouicze contra Grzimconem de Komaszicze pro
vituperio: Philipus Menczicz , Jakszon de Szelazna de proprio cleynodio dicto Ve-
nawy. Mlkel subcamerarius Dobrinensis, Andreas de Szacouicze de cleynodio Cho-
lewa, Mathias de Thymenicza, Pelca de Goscziszeuicze de clenodio Nalcow.


Regards,
Waldemar Jakson

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Last name meaning Jackson: Recorded in the spellings of Jackson, Jacson, Jagson and Jaxon, this is a famous English and occasional Scottish, surname. It ...

Richard Patrick Jackson
go to your main library in your county and do your search for your Jackson info. My Jackson roots are very deep in W.Va .

Tony Jackson
How do I find where my Jackson name came from in Columbia SC.

Johnny
My name is Johnny Jackson I did some research, it seems that my ancestor (Elder William Jackson) from northern ireland in 1721. My GGG grandfather was born on the mayflower and settled in North Carolina or Virginia? and spread from there. I cannot get any info for Elder William Jackson? can someone help?

Flo
How can your GGG grandfather have been born on the mayflower? That was over 300 years ago...unless people in your family live into their 90's...

Rai

jacksons live long way into there 90's

Suzanne Kilfoy

My maternal ancestors were Jacksons from the area around Glaslough County Monaghan Northern Ireland..wonder if there is any connection to your ancestor William Jackson..btw, I did have an Uncle William (mother's brother)

Desmond Barnard
My maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Fredrika Theneustina Jackson & married my maternal grandfather in Saint Pauls Church in Port Elizabeth on the 27th August 1890,. I find her 3rd christian name very unusual, Iwould be interested to see if there are any other people who have a relative with the same "Theneustina". (taken from a copy of the church register.)

Andrew Jackson
This article has an error. The 7th president of the U.S. was Andrew (Old Hickory) Jackson. NOT "Stonewall". Stonewall Jackson was the Confederate General Thomas Jonathan Jackson.

mark jackson
The Jackson name originated from the English Scottish borders.they were seated.people of wealth and landowners.strongly linked to the crusaders who fought for the holy land.my grandfather was a vicar as was his father his father etc.I know the strong religious aspect running through the family and with the family staying in northumberland I'm glad to say I'm the real deal.I have also Scottish and Irish relatives which all links up to the info concerning Jackson

JackTSunn
Hi Mark, I'm interested in our history and it looks like you're better informed about it than I. Are you able to send me any links or information regarding the origins of our family name? Best regards, Trevor Jackson

BettyHolland
My maiden name is Jackson. My father was an immigrant from Poland (Galicia) that part under Austro-Hungarian rule. He emigrated with the name Jaksan, a very un-Polish name. Someone doing research for me in Poland has said that Scots by the name of Jackson came to southern Poland in the 1600s. These Scottish and English colonists were heavily taxed by the Polish King and eventually called heretics. Most converted to roman Catholicism. Can anyone veryify this information? I would never have thought my Polish relatives would have had their origin in Scotland. Would appreciate your response.

Waldemar Jakson
Hello,
Name - occurring laterally - as Jaksan , Jakson , Jakson comes from the name of the male is already known in the Middle Ages, " Jaksa " ( dawn.Jaxa , Jaxo , Jacza , Jaczo , Jazko ) , some researchers argue that it comes from a personal name John . Others advocate the view that we are dealing here with a shortened version of the name James . It is difficult to prove that the root of the "how" is derived from this name , because there is a Slavic word " like" s , meaning a man brave , strong . Both from the name of Jacob, and apelatywu "how" could therefore arise word form , or name Jaksa . The suffix " - sa" ( derived from " -st " ) occurs in Polish extremely rare ( eg Borsh , Radsza , Bogusz , Nietyksza ) . Still others believe that the name Jaksa is probably polonized form of the name Jason . Name Jaksa , now completely forgotten , was in use even in the sixteenth century.
Data from the "Dictionary of the names used today in Poland, " edited by Prof. . Casimir Rymut , issued by the Institute of Polish Academy of Sciences show that the etymology " jaks " comes a lot of names : Jaksa, Jaksik, Jaksonek, Jaksan, Jakson, Jaksoń.
OLDEST MENTION SOURCE ON POLISH JAKSON:
1398 r.
6026. Acta feria scxta die beate Lucie virginis (Dec. 13).
Testes Czirchowski contra Dqbkonem de Karsnice: primus Janussius de Lubiszewo, Jaxon de Masovia, Gosek, Kruk de Lub- nicza, Andreas de Glupyewo. Rota: sicut sciunt et testantur, quod antecessores affinales Johannis Czirchowski nunquam re-
spondebant coram burgrabio, sed nisi coram persona domini capitanei ab antiquis annis.
Ks. Sadowe łęczyckie, t.4,wyd. A. Pawiński, Warszawa 1897, s. 711

Łęczyca, wiece gen. d. 26 lutego r.1409.
Testes ducit Albertus de Michalouicze contra Grzimconem de Komaszicze pro
vituperio: Philipus Menczicz , Jakszon de Szelazna de proprio cleynodio dicto Ve-
nawy. Mlkel subcamerarius Dobrinensis, Andreas de Szacouicze de cleynodio Cho-
lewa, Mathias de Thymenicza, Pelca de Goscziszeuicze de clenodio Nalcow.


Regards,
Waldemar Jakson

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Last name meaning Jackson: Recorded in the spellings of Jackson, Jacson, Jagson and Jaxon, this is a famous English and occasional Scottish, surname. It ...

richard jackson
hello i am looking fo 1790r info on william jackson born 1819 in armagh,ireland would like to know more about his father born abt.1790 in ireland .. some trees have the name william but it is a question i am a direct decendent the 1819 william moved his family to canada they settled in parry sound district .my grandfatld her alexander was born in parry sound and moved to cleveland where i was born any info would be helpful thanks :)

jade jackson
jadey983@gmail.com I have many william jacksons In my family history

Thomas Jackson
Hello to all Jackson researchers ...I've recently begun my research on family history and have been able to get back to my great grandfather Frank Edward Jackson, born 1845, in County Mayo, Ireland. His father was James Jackson , but I have no other info on him or his ancestry. Frank Edward married a woman by the name of Margaret Theresa Grady, born in Yorkshire, England in 1851, in January of 1870, at a church by the name of St. Patrick's, in Yorkshire. They came to America in 1873, eventually settling in Avoca, Pa........would love to get some info, for both sides, on their past. Anything that can be shared would help. Thanks.

Jimmy Jackson
Do a search on the following: The Jackson Mountaineers by Dr. John F. Duckworth, DVM with Charles Ferdinand Carson, Jr. This is my Jackson line and there are a lot of us, I also have another Jackson line coming out of Ireland. See Jackson/Richards tree in ancestry.com for possible relations. jrjack1888@gmail.com

Gerry Jackson
My Surname is Jackson I'm from the South of Ireland I wonder if I am related to Andrew Jackson. or who ?????

Grace
Try using ancestry.com and you just may get your correct family line.

Eileen Jackson
I have. I have found my Rowan descendants back to 1100. I can't get past David on the Jackson side. It seems that the Jacksons moved around alot.

Eileen Jackson
Hello Jackson's one and all. I'm hunting for information on my Grandfather, William Betram Jackson and his father David Jackson. William married Agnes Watson O'Connell in Wellington, New Zealand in 1889. I'm pretty sure my grandfather was Scots-Irish or British. He left before my father knew him.

madi_victoria
just looking but it seems my garndfather and my dads name is david jackson..idjust like to find out more

Grace
When do you suppose they will ever correct the main story at the top of this page? Everyone knows by now that story is not true.

Allen Jackson (Fort Kent, Maine)
Hello Jackson's everywhere. My name is Allen Jackson, and I have followed my Jackson line back to 1822, to my Great, Great, Grandfather. I have been searching for 15 years to find his parents, This man, my GG Grandfather went by the name of Aaron Jackson, born 1822, from a boarding house ticket that I have, but I cannot get any information on his parents. He worked at Fish River Mills in Fort Kent, Maine and married between 1847 and 1859, and moved even further North along the St.John River which is the border between Maine and Canada. My GG Grand father married Marie or Mary Dorothee Thibodeau from St. Basile, New Brunswick, Canada. I have birth information on her whole family, but no date as to the marriage between her and Aaron. Can anyone help, I would be pretty grateful, after 15 years of searching, MANY THANKS, FOR ANYTHING YOU CAN SHARE WITH ME. Allen Jackson (ajax65@roadrunner.com Fort Kent, Maine 04743

David Williams
I am living in Australia, my paternal grandmother was a Jackson, born in Lancaster, England, her fathers name was George. I believe that the Jackson family originally came from Cumbria through to the Scottish border region.

Holly
hi my name is Holly carol Jackson. My biological fathers name Is Jay Lee Jackson. He married my mother Carol LeMay on Jan 1 1957. I have never met him. He is from West LaFayette Indiana and I believe my grandmothers name is Annabelle Driscoll. would like to know if I have any brothers or sisters. Thank You Holly

Grace
Hi Mike, I totally agree with you.Many folks trying to find their Jackson ancestors don't realize that their ancestors can be found in the Northern England and Yorkshire and do not even understand about the religious wars or how many families were transported from their homelands because of refusing to take the oaths. Some were beheaded and some were placed on board prison ships to be sent the the Americas.A lot of them can also be found in the Barbados files.

Mike
Sorry to upset you "Irish" Americans out there but Jackson is a solidly ENGLISH surname. The name is most prevalant in Yorkshire and Northumberland in Northern England and would have been transpalnted to Ireland by English settlers who, along with their counterparts in Lowland Scotland and the Anglo-Scottish border, settled in Northern Ireland. Ergo Jackson=English not Irish.

Irene Jackson
My family name is Jaksonas. My great-great grandfather came to Lithuania from Sweden and the name was "Lithuanianized" to Jaksonas. Seems likely that the Swedish Jaksonas may have been an English or Scottish trader or soldier. There were trading settlements throughout Sweden.

Jenn Jackson
Hi my name is Jennifer Jackson, i'm from India, but my origins are British. Any of you have amissing relative who came to India during the British rule???

Mandy
My grandma's maiden name is Jackson. I am trying to do my family tree, but I've hit a wall with my great great grandfather. His name was William Wall Jackson (people called him Stonewall - no relation to the actual Stonewall). She told me that he was from Ireland, but the little information I have found on him says he is from Missouri. I heard from a cousin that she heard stories that Jackson wasn't really their last name. She heard that one of the ancestors changed his name to Jackson to escape a crime he committed. His original last name was Irish. I wonder if that may be my great great grandfather? Does this sound familiar to anyone?

Sabrina
Hey, my names Sabrina, i dont have the surname jackson but my mothers side upwards do, her mum was called Georgina Jackson and she married a scotsman (dont know much about my mums side of the family) they are apparently from a strict irish catholic background going back 400 years +, and apparently they are Famous irish Gypsy's (im not a gypsy), they fled to England (georgina and kids) during the IRA attacks, does this ring a bell with anyone in their family?

Donna Jackson
Firstly Sabrina Gypsy is like using the N word so Irish Travellers if you must.Well my Grandad fought for Irish Freedom And the IRA didnot start the troubles so please lets move on Peace

Sabrina
i didnt mean to offend anyone, its just what they are known to be called :) i know the IRA didnt start the troubles but they did commit attacks

Peter Jackson
Well I'm a Jackson, but ya know bragging gets you nowhere, your surname and a $1.25 will get you a cup of coffee.

Edgar F. Cook
Terri - Mistake on my part - the Jackson who settled in the Cheraws Area of South/North Carolina was David - not Daniel. That area was disputed by the two states. Thanks

barb blaskiewicz
Hi,my surname is Jackson i'am doing my families lineage so i'am 14 generation's back, trying to see if i'am related to andrew jackson and all his families,i'am in early 1500's in Scotland,could anyone tell me what DL in front of their name's, need all the help i can get.

Dylan Jacksom
hey guys i live in australia and my last name is jackson does anyone know how the surname got over here ??

marsha jackson hill
it is said that some of my family went to australia after the usa cival war. and some followed years later in the 1920's my family of jackson's are from fayette county georgia.

James Dennis Jackson
I,m James Jackson from the Detroit area. I know that my grandfather was Joseph Jackson and he married a Sara sheward from indiana. is anyone familiar with this Jackson line. I,ve also been told that my grandfathers famiily hails from the town of Jackson Ohio which borders Kentucky.

Shauna Jackson
Hey I'm a Jackson and I'm from Australia, but My parents are irish! They've come from ulster

Carolyn Jackson
Greetings, I am Carolyn Jackson My father Benjamin was born in maryland. His father Burton also born here. His father Samuel was born in Dublin, Ireland. My mother's surname Leibig, she was born here but her mother from Germany. It seems to me that everyone is related to Andrew or Stonewall. I was told the same but do not believe it. They could not of been that busy. My family line was recorded and traced. Our familys had no slaves on either side. What people fail to remember is the other side of the family. I am proud of just being an american.

Darla Meury
my Fraternal Grand Mother was full blooded Cherokee Indian. However, my Fathers last name as I know it, was Jackson!

William Jackson
My maternal grandfather was Benjamin Jackson son of William and Anetta Jackson william was the son of William and Catherine Jackson they were from New lane Burscough and were part of a large family they were romany's known as the burscough boatmen they married other boatpeople my gt grandfather William was born at the Ring 0 Belles pub in Lathom and Annetta was Annetta Foster who was born in dean wood upholland her family hailed from Parbold Lanc's and spain.I feel that there are many Jacksons who are related.

Eileen Jackson
My Grandfather was William Betram Jackson and his father was David Jackson. William was married in New Zealand in 1889. By Romany do you mean Tinkers?

Keller
Jackson is originally an English or Scottish surname from the Anglo-Scots border, thus is a Borderland clan. They do derive from the Hebrew name "Yochannah", but that does not mean that the family and the surname is Jewish. It is Anglo-Saxon in origin if you are an English Jackson, and is a native Pictish clan if you are a Scottish or Scotch-Irish person from the Jackson family. It is actually a native Irish Gaelic clan, a branch of the Donaghy family, and was first found around Magilligan, then spreading throughout Derry and Tyrone, thus, Jackson is a Northern Irish name both ways. African slaves were brought by Dutch and Portuguese settlers to the Americas, where they adopted the surnames of their owners. Thus, Jackson is now a common and widespread name.

Donna Jackson
Thank you Keller Irish Jackson here Armagh Derry Antrim Slainte

Stacey Wheeler
Attn: Surname Database, you put your own credibility into question when you state things like Andrew Jackson was "Stonewall". The man who became known as "Stonewall" Jackson didn't gain that nick-name until nearly 20 years after Andrew Jackson's death. The man was Thomas Jonathan Jackson- General of the Confederacy, who became known as "Stonewall". He earned this nick-name at the first Battle of Bull Run. This is well-documented (check Wikipedia, for one example). Please fact-check your documents if you intend to selling them as historically accurate.

Rev. Walter A. Jackson, III
Being African-American, I am sure the last name came from slavery. However, I also know that in my family sometime around 1821 there was some "inter mixing" and I have some white ancestors. Also my Great Grandfather Daniel August Jackson was a merchant seaman and had another family. My grandfather would not talk much about his father other than he was buried in Hackensack, NJ which we can verify.

Jody Miller
Does anyone of have a Robert "Shent" Jackson in their family tree? I am looking for my ancestrial ties to Scotland, to Andrew or Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. Thanks

George Jackson
I have a Thornton Jackson, born 1765 in Ireland, and came to Fairfax County, Virginia about 1783 to 1791. It means village of thorns and can be from Thornton, Yorkshire County, England. Your todmorden must be a bad spelling as no such name exist today unless it is an old spelling, Old English or even Gaelic.

colin kershaw
does anyone know anything about the todmorden jacksons in the 1600- late 1700s

George Jackson
I agree with Andrew P Jackson above. The Anglii tribe lived on what is now Denmark. They migrated to the East coast of England, a place called Northumbria, located from York to Edinburgh, Scotland after the Romans left. (about 400AD) The immigrants were cristianized about 853 AD and hence Jackson. (Biblical name) My DNA confirms the movement of Anglii from Angeln (then Denmark) The Anglii had a small group at the Isle of Wight and surrounding counties in the midst of the Saxons. Many Jacksons moved around the UK or emigrated to Ireland or the US or other countries.

MARY JACKSON/beharry
Do all Jacksons know that there is a JaCKSON TARTAN availablr in Scotland? It is Maroon and Blue but i do not know which sub clan it falls under Are there any Scottish Jacksons with more info? Being a doubtful person ALL of my ancestors have een Thomas Jackson therefore my excuse is that i come from a long line of Thoma's

Donna Jackson
Aye true Mary and theres a Jackson Clan in Ireland

MARY JACKSON
i am from Dublin in Ireland and my ancestors were Quakers from Scotland or northern Ireland. The Males were always Thomas and Benjamin I would dearly love to know if anybody has more information. my Father always claimed they were descended from "Stonewalls" Jacksons. Can anyone enlighten me pls

Julie Gaskell
Hi Mary,my mother is mary nee Jackson,her father was Benjamin Jackson son of William and Annetta Jackson of Burscough they had other children including Thomas. William was the son of William and Catherine Jackson,who also had a son Thomas,I need to check my family tree for more information, Grandmother Mary Josephine Bennett who became mary jackson was from county cork her father was Harry Bennett,

Donna Jackson
Hiya Mary I found some of my Jacksons in Armagh who converted to become Quakers Wild it was readin this lol.

Andrew P Jackson
Nearly all the Families of Jackson originate from Northumberland, there were several strains of the same Family some emigrated to the US and Australia others moved to Scotland and Ireland, originally they were woodcutters and the name began its early days as The 'Son Of Jack" you can research the name Jackson and this will bear me right, you only have to Look at the Coat of Arms for the UK Jacksons against the Jacksons of America and Australia they are virtually identical except for colour to those descendants from Northumberland, nearly all The Jackson Clans have the Same Motto Malo Mori Quam Foedari, there are a couple with a different Motto but in a round about way means the same...."I Prefer Death Before Dishonour" one thing you can be sure of there has been a Jackson on the table of Advisors to the Sovereign at every Major Battle since the 1500s to the 1800s and they were well rewarded with a country seat.. there were also Jacksons of direct Family ties to the Northumberland clan that turned coates and fled the battle field, how true my next statement is as i have no real proof but family legend says that cromwell hunted every single one of them down and beheaded them so as to extinguish the lineage of that side of the family., thats all i have

jessica jackson
Well two circulating jacksons that i know of... lol :-)

Jessica Jackson
Hi, I am jackson from county derry. Any connections? I saw that timothy has jackson relations in derry... do you have any contacts? I know that there are two circulating jacksons in the city...

Marjorie Butterfoss
My mother was a Jackson born 1888 at Tartaraghan, She always maintained that Stonewall Jackson was in our geanological line.I am proud of this. Pictures Ive seen of his sister Laura, she looked somuch like my mothers sister. Stonewall was a great leader and a good, moral man. The world was a better place for his presence. I am also proud of my N.Ireland roots. There is so much very intersting history to be found there. God be with you forever!

Geraldine Jackson
My Surname is Jackson, I am from the Republic of Ireland ,I am trying to put the family jigsaw together any Cousins or Irish Jackson's out there parhaps.?we could put our head's together on this one.

James Jackson
My father told me the our Jackson line hails from Ireland and that his grandmother immigrated to the US from whales. If that is of any familiarity to you feel free to cantact me at James.jackson313@yahoo.com

Grace Gragg
You can find many Jackson families in the Barbados files for many of them were Covantors which were arrested and sent to America for refusing to take the oath of alliegence to the Queen and her religious beliefs. That is where I found many of my Jackson family line. Some of them did not make it to America for some died on board the ships. Some of them were negro but most of them were white. All Scotch and Irish were not all blue-eyed and blond. Some were a mixture of other races.

Chuckles
Andrew Jackson was "Old Hickory". (7th President of the United States) Thomas Jonathan Jackson was "Stonewall". (Former Major of United States Army & Former Lieutenant General of Confederate States Army) Andrew Jackson's father was born in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Thomas Jonathan Jackson's great-grandfather was born in Coleraine, County Derry, Northern Ireland. Myself, my father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather were all born in Derry but I'm unsure of links to the above mentioned Jackson's as I think my great-great-great-grandfather was born in County Donegal.

JB Jackson
I am also a direct descendant of Andrew Jackson, the President. His parents immigrated to America from what is now Northern Ireland, but they were the product of Protestant settlers in Ireland thanks to Queen Elizabeth... for you Irish folks that wanted to know.

Sharon Jackson
I am curious about why you said thanks to Queen Elizabeth. Would you please explain this to me? I thank you so much. Sharon Jackson

Grace
Havn't you ever read about the religious wars that caused many families to flee fron Scotland and Ireland and England because they would not take the oath?

Terri
My grandfather was the cousin of President Andrew Jackson. Their Fathers were brothers. His picture on the $20 is a striking resemblance to my first son, my brother and a couple of my Uncles

Diana
I have a grandmother in my family tree that was a cousin to Andrew Jackson but we do not know which of his uncles would have been her father. No one left in our family knows her name was Amilia, I am trying to find out who her father was.

Edgar F. Cook
Terri - Was your Grandfather by chance Daniel Jackson? David came from County Antrim, settled in the 1700's in Cheraws District, S. C. - same place and time as Andrew's parents. When Andrew's father died, reportedly from overwork and exposure, some of the family took he and his mother in. I suspect it was David. Your thoughts? Please email me direct to the following address.

Amanda Jackson
theres no record of Penrod anywhere**

Amanda Jackson
i have no idea what my surname is because my great-grandfather changed his last name from Penrod to Jackson when he got in truoble with the law.. so record of penrod anywhere.. but on my mother's side im related to Cortez the conqueror.. cool huh?

Grace Gragg
Stonewall Jackson did not ever become a President! He is not Andrew Jackson who was a president.

Eileen Jackson
Andrew Jackson's nick name was Old Hickory Smoke

Orla Jackson
My Surname is Jackson I am from the Irish Republic .Ireland. where did the name come from ? it's not an irish name.

Micky Jackson
Do you by chance have any links to either Ennis or Formoy ? My Surname is also Jackson

timothy jackson
I am a Jackson in the USA whose family hails from County Derry in Norhern Ireland, Many Jacksons are as well in Cork.

Sam Jackson
I live on a farm outside Bellaghy County Londonderry.Don't know if anyway rel;ated.Thanks

Jackie Sherman
Hi Sam, I'm researching my family and have a William and Martha Jackson (Martha was a Wilson) from Bellaghy. Both born in 1834 and emigrated to Australia in 1852. William's parents were Andrew Jackson, farmer and Peggy. Any connection?

Donna Jackson
Hiya Timothy.I live in USA now but have lived in Belfast.I have traced my ancestry all about Ireland.You might wanna check out 1700s Patrick Jackson Dungiven Co.Derry in the North of Ireland Also loads of my Jacksons came from Armagh as well as Belfast.What state ya in in USA Tim

Geraldine Jackson
Do you know which part of Ireland your roughly they came from , as there were several Jackson families in the South,I know about a few of them,but don't know which area you are looking in. Ps I have a cousin named Orla Jackson Good Luck.

Donna Jackson
Well my name is Jackson and it dates way back to Ireland My Jackson family were from Armagh and Antrim Orla Jackson also translates to Jamison Our family history is dna accurate and theres No English in us

Julie-Anne Moore
My ancestor, Samuel Jackson was born in Dublin, before emmigrating to Australia as a young man in about the 1850's

bob nyc
When you have the main story (top) confusing Andrew Jackson with Stonewall Jackson, you know your task is futile. And don't go the DNA route, you'll find your family's original family name changed to Jackson for some long lost reason.

Dee, lockport, IL
Does anyone know Jackson, John David born in Tuscumbia, AL Sept. 16 1879; Father John, married Susan (Suesie, sp) Jones from Ohio; brother Jessie or Jesse. Supposedly they had a "plantation" in Tuscumbia, Al but the son, John David moved to Chicago, IL and married Hattie Olson, 1916 -1932.

Dee
I made the previous post looking for Jacksons from Tuscumbia, AL. As a follow up, just wanted to add that my family is caucasian which might be important in trying to track the family.

Matt
Dee my family are from Red Bay,Al. you my start there.