ASA JACKSON

1837 - ASA A. JACKSON was born in 1837& was the son of Rhoda Doggett & William Jackson.

1860 - Asa is listed in the 1860 census living with his 1/2 brother, George Doggett, in Liberty T., P.O. Big River Mills. Also in the household are Martha & Fanny Jackson.  Enumerated: 6 June 1860

1862 - During the Civil War Asa enlisted for service at Providence Baptist Church St. Francois County, Missouri with the Enrolled Missouri Militia (EMM).  Military records dated 9 May 1862 state that he is 25 years of age & has lumefaction & partial anchylosis of right knee from wound of head of the ?tibia?. Pension application states that he enlisted 10 Oct. 1862 at Washington County, Mo.

1863 -  1 Nov. - Exempted from service at Potosi, Mo.

1864 - In records dated 25 April 1864 his age is given as 27 & that he has an injury of right knee.

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Asa Jackson
Germania Cemetery
St. Francois Co., Mo


1869
- After 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 notorious outlaw 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: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mostfran/schools/history_murrill_school.htm 

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, & Hannah Baker.

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.

1878 - 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.

1890 -

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 old

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 Arcadia, Calif.

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 tombstones:

Geo. P. Son of Asa A. Jackson
13 June 1878
3 Oct 1896
 

A.A. Jackson
27 Nov. 1837
13 May 1908
 

Evelyn M. Jackson
21 July 1926
19 May 1986

Marion Jackson
22 Nov. 1922
1 Aug 1985