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Richard Jackson[1]

Male 1760 - 1802  (41 years)


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  • Name Richard Jackson 
    • "In memory of Mr. Richard Jackson who died Janry 2d 1802 aged 41 years."

      Contributor Buddy Jackson, Richard Jackson's ggg grandson, provides this additional information: Richard was baptized 16 Nov 1760 in Boston. He was the son of Joseph Jackson and Abigail Mulberry and grandson of Joseph Jackson and Elizabeth Billings.

      Richard married Elizabeth Bacon on 22 Jan 1785 in Barnstable. Elizabeth was the daughter of Edward Bacon and Lydia Gorham. Richard and Elizabeth were the parents of Joseph, John and Benjamin William Jackson.
    Born 16 Nov 1760  Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Jan 1802  Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Cobb's Hill Cemetery (East and West) Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Richard was baptized in the Church in Brattle Square in Boston, Massachusetts on November 16, 1760 and listed as the son of Joseph and Abigail Jackson. He is also named in the probate records of his father, and in those of his brothers Benjamin and William. When his brother Benjamin died in 1779 Thomas Greenough [Gentleman] was listed as the guardian of Richard and Sarah Jackson.

      Richard's marriage record, children?s birth records and family burial records are found in the Barnstable, Massachusetts town records.

      Richard was in London, England in 1790-92. He was a partner of William Rowson, whose business practice caused them to go bankrupt and Richard returned to America in 1792. English bankruptcy records in March, 1792-state "Richard Jackson now or le of Boston in New England."

      "Boston Gazette", Thursday January 14, 1802, Deaths--"At Barnstable, Mr. Richard Jackson, [formerly of Boston] merchant, Age 41 years--Mild and unassuming in his manners, he was endeared to his Friends, and beloved by his acquaintance."

      Barnstable, Massachusetts, Cobb's Hill Cemetery [aka] Goodspeed's Hill Cemetery
      Tombstone reads --In memory of Mr. Richard Jackson who died Janry 2nd 1802 aged 41 years. [2]
    Person ID I105793  tree1
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 

    Family Elizabeth Bacon,   b. Abt 1765,   d. 01 Aug 1790  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1785  Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Joseph Jackson,   b. 21 May 1785, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Jackson,   b. 14 Jun 1787, Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1854, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F3435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S192] Thacher-Thatcher Genealogy Yarmouth Branch, Totten, John R., (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York, 1910), p. 214.

    2. [S240] BuddyJackson, Jackson, Thurman "Buddy", (8 Jan 2009).

    3. [S288] Find A Grave, (Web).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 66742058