Joel Jackson, Jr.
b.ABT 1816 prob Henry Co., Kentucky
Facts and Events
Copied from http://www.rootsweb.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/trimble/jackson.j.txt Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 6th ed., 1887, Trimble Co.
JOEL JACKSON was born in Trimble County, Ky., the third of five children born to Joel and Nancy (Head) Jackson. Joel Jackson came to Kentucky at an early day with his parents, settled new New Castle, Ky., and followed farming all his life, and died there in 1833. His wife was the daughter of Joel Head, was born in Virginia, and died near New Castle, in Henry in 1846. Our subject was reared on the farm, and educated at the common schools. He chose farming for his vocation, at which he has been very successful, owning 136 acres of land near Bedford, and also devotes some time to stock raising. December 16, 1836, he married Lucy A., daughter of John and Mary A. Wright, natives of Virginia, but early settlers of Kentucky. They have a family of four daughters and three sons: Susan E., Joel S., Mary M., John W., Nancy C., James and Frances. The family are members of the Baptist Church. Politically Mr. Jackson is a Democrat.
1850 Census Dist 1, Trimble Co., Kentucky Joel Jackson 34 M KY Lucy A Jackson 20 F KY Mary M Jackson 1 F KY Willis Burross 14 M KY (Buroughs?)
1860 Census Trimble Co., Kentucky Joel Jackson 44 m Henry Co., KY farmer Lucyann Jackson 30 f Henry Co., KY Mary Jackson 11 f Trimble Co., KY Susan Jackson 9 f Trimble Co., KY Nancy Jackson 7 f Trimble Co., KY John W. Jackson 5 m Trimble Co., KY Joel T. Jackson 3 m Trimble Co., KY Frances Jackson 11/12 f Trimble Co., KY
The enumerator actually wrote in the birth county names!
1870 Census Providence, Trimble Co., Kentucky P.O: Bedford Jackson, Joel 54 M W farmer 2000 500 KY Jackson, Lucy A. 40 F W housekeeping KY Jackson, Susan E. 18 F W KY Jackson, John W. 14 M W school KY Jackson, Joel S. 12 M W school KY Quinley, Thomas 26 M W KY Quinley, Mary M. 4/12 F W KY (Feb)
1880 Census Dist 193, Bedford, Trimble Co., Kentucky Jackson, Joel W M 64 Married farming KY VA VA Jackson, Lucy A. W F 50 wife married keeping house KY VA VA Jackson, Joel S. W. M 22 son married farming KY KY KY Jackson, Emmie E. W F 21 dau-i-l married at home KY VA KY Jackson, Mary W F 10/12 gr-dau single KY KY KY (Aug 1879) Powel, Samuel W M 18 laborer single farm hand KY KY KY