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The
Genealogy
of the
"Jackson Family."
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Prepared By
Rev. Hugh Parks Jackson
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Assisted By
Rev. Hugh Hogue Thompson D.D.
And
James R. Jackson, Esq.
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1890


The History
of the
"Jackson Family."
By Rev. Hugh Parks Jackson
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Introduction

It was the custom is ancient Israel to preserve the relations of the family by carefully kept record of all it's members. To trace their genealogy was an easy task. (See Luke 3:23-38). In modern times, however, among the Gentiles, this practice is not in vogue; and many persons take so little interest in the history of their progenitors, that they can scarcely tell even the names of their grandfather and mother.

Amoung the main families of the great Caucasian race is one distinquished from others by the anme of

Jackson.



It is an ancient and now a large family. Doubtless, if the records had been correctly kept, it could be traced back to some of the brave old knights, who fought among the AngloSaxons against invasion of their territory by northern hordes in the early centuries. This idea reminds us of the lines of Rev. Cotton Mather:
"The poor americans are under blame,
Like them of old that from Tel-mehah came,
Conjectured once to be of Israel's seed,

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