the war in 1869 Asa Jackson and his half-brother George M.G. Doggett
were with a posse that tried to capture southeast Missouri's
Sam Hildebrand. Sam was
holed up at the Williams log cabin on Owl Creek in St. Francois
County. The posse arrived, surrounded the house and a shoot-out
ensued in which Mary & Noah Williams were wounded along with Sheriff
Breckenridge, Andy Bean & another man. Reinforcements were sent for
and arrived from Farmington, Potosi and Irondale. That evening
turpentine balls were thrown on the roof for the purpose of burning
Sam out. Sam shot and killed Jim McLaine that was standing next to
Sheriff Clarke. Even though it seemed impossible Sam still managed
to escape that night.
1870 - 11 Jan. - Asa marries Louisa Baker in St. Francois County, Mo.
- they are residing two houses away from George Doggett & next door
to Hannah Baker in 1870 census - Perry T., P.O.
Farmington. Asa's real estate is valued at $650 & personal
property at $450 Enumerated: 17 June 1870
1870 - Asa's daughter, Hannah W., was born
1872 - Asa's daughter, Rhoda, was born
1873 - Circa 1873 Asa Jackson along
with his half brother George Doggett & some of Asa's Baker in-laws
helped to build the first school house in the area. Some of the
Jackson women helped fix a basket dinner upon the school's
completion. For a picture & history:
1874 - Asa's daughter, Sarah, was born
1876 - Asa & his wife Louisa are living in
T37 St.FranCoMo - also in household is: Hannah, Rhoda, Sarah, &
1877 - Mr.
William Setser and Miss Harriet Askew were married 23 January at the
residence of Asa Jackson, St. Francois Co., Mo.; witnesses: Asa
Jackson, John Brim.
- Asa's son, George, was born
1880 - Asa is living in Perry T. St.
FranCoMo - with wife Louisa & children Hannah, Sarah & George & mother-in-law
Hannah Baker. Also in the household is George Doggett listed as Asa's
brother. Gives Asa's father's birthplace as Tennessee.
1892 - Living at Bonne Terre, Mo. Rejected
for Civil War pension due to having served in a state organization.
He had rank of Corporal. States that he has permanent disability &
that he is almost totally unable to earn a support by manual labor
by reason of disease of the kidneys.
1896 - Asa's son, George, dies at 18 years
1900 - Asa & Louisa & their daughter Sarah
F. are living in Perry T.
1908 - Asa A. Jackson dies 15 (20?) May. Asa was embalmed
& interred at Germania Cemetery, Bonne Terre, St. Francois Co.,
Mo. by Peter A. Benham, Undertaker.
1920 - Widow's pension application gives Louisa Jackson's
address as 3306 Gleason Ave., Los Angles, Calif. & that she moved
there about 1921. Pension rejected on the grounds that a
report from the record of the war Department fails to show that such
an organization as Company C, 1st Washington Enrolled Mo. Militia
the only service alleged was ever mustered into the military service
of the United States. Soldier is said to have enlisted 10 Oct. 1862
& discharged 1 Nov. 1863. Pension application states that Louisa
Baker was from Ripley Co., Mo. when she married Asa in St. FranCo.
Children of Louisa & Asa Jackson:
Hanna W.- b: Oct. 1870 -
m: 11 November 1888 Mr. Calvin A. Gibson by John W. Green, PG at
Bonne Terre, St. Francois Co., Mo. (Calvin died 15 March 1912 &
is buried in Bonne Terre Cemetery, his wife Hannah was the
informant on death certificate.) - children: on 1900 census
Perry T., St. FranCoMo, it states Hannah is the mother of 3
children none of whom are living; 1910 census gives
children as: Billie A. (daughter)age 9, Paul L. (son) age 5 -
1920 census: Hannah Chadbourne is living in St. Louis
(City), Mo., with her husband W. G. Chadbourne (age 46) & son
Paul L. Gibson (age 15) - 1930 census found a William G.
Chadbourne (age 56-born Missouri) living in Los Angeles, Calif.,
no one else in the household
Rhoda L.- b: 1872 - m: 6
January 1892 William Hobaugh married at the Bride’s
fathers, St. Francois Co., Mo. - 1910 census Rhoda Carnine & husband James Carnine are living with Louesa Jackson
in Perry T., St.FranCoMo. Also in the household is Ethel
Hobaugh grand daughter to Louesa. Ethel's age is given as
12 which would put her birth year as 1898. 1920 census:
James & Rhoda are living in Perry T., St. FranCoMo, with
daughter Louise, daughter Ethel E. Copeland, son-in-law James
Copeland, grandson James R. Copeland, & mother-in-law Louisa
Jackson. 1930 census: James, Rhoda & daughter Louise are living
in Belvedere T., Los Angeles, Calif. Rhoda died 23 Oct.
1966, buried Odd Fellows Cem., Los Angeles. Obit says:
...daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Asa Jackson......she leaves
her husband & two daughters & a sister, Mrs. Lester Carnine of
Sarah F.- 1874/76 - m: ca. 1902
Arthur Lester Carnine
- 1920 census Perry T., St. FranCoMo: Arthur & Sarah's children
are listed as: Homer L. (son age 14), Lucille (daughter age 11),
Opal (daughter age 7) - in 1922 they were living at 918 E. 47th St., Los Angeles,
Calif. - 1930 census: Los Angeles, Calif., no children in
household - died 6 Dec 1968, buried: Rose Hill Memorial Cem.
Geo. P. - b: 13 June 1878 - d: 3 Oct. 1896 -
buried: Germania Cem., St. FranCoMo
In Germania Cemetery I found the following Jackson
Geo. P. Son of Asa A. Jackson
13 June 1878
3 Oct 1896
27 Nov. 1837
13 May 1908
Evelyn M. Jackson
21 July 1926
19 May 1986
22 Nov. 1922
1 Aug 1985