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John Jackson

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John Jackson

Posted: 10 Dec 2012 9:13AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 Dec 2012 10:33AM GMT
I am seeking information on John Jackson, born abt 1824 possibly in the Aberdeen vicinity. He married Elizabeth M. S. Ferguson in 1852 at Blairgowrie. There is said to have been 5 children 3 boys(1 Dead) and 2 girls. The boys, Alexander and George were entered into the East Dundee Poorhouse, after their mother died in 1856, in March of 1857 and removed 6 months later. The sons, Alexander and George appear in the 1861 census as boarders with the Andersons of Crathie and Braemar. The 2 girls remain unidentified. John's occupation is listed as Fireman/Ship Stoker. The last mention of John is in the death registration of his son George in 1941. He is listed as George's father with the occupation of 'ship stoker'. deceased. This suggests that John was a seaman, either military or probably merchant. I have exhausted all avenues of search engines but have cpme up empty .
Any information about his parents, birth or death I will be grateful to receive.



SubjectAuthorDate Posted
TheGreaneys 10 Dec 2012 4:13PM GMT 
gray1939 10 Dec 2012 4:40PM GMT 
TheGreaneys 10 Dec 2012 5:13PM GMT 
TheGreaneys 24 Dec 2012 5:42PM GMT 
agwatt15 13 Dec 2012 10:17PM GMT 
r_laurence 13 Dec 2012 10:46PM GMT 
TheGreaneys 24 Dec 2012 5:55PM GMT 
TheGreaneys 24 Dec 2012 5:53PM GMT 
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