Family:David Jackson and Mary Morrison (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1] 1769 County Antrim, Ireland

Numbers pertain to Mr. Andrea's item numbers in his original document. Original spelling is retained.

258. DAVID JACKSON of York. . will sg. 31 March 1818 pr. 15 May 1818. . . [See #292] wife, Mary Jackson . . . . .”I have NINE sons now alive and no dtrs”
William Jackson & to have the place where he lives
Hugh Jackson & to have the place where he lives
Elias Jackson & Ex. & to have the home place and keep his mother
John Jackson & to have the place in Union Co. by Samuel Davidson’s
Davis Jackson Jr. & Ex.
Each of my four sons who got the lands to pay in cash to the others of my nine living sons.
/Wit. Robert Adams, John Henry & Thomas Bankhead.

258a. DAR Membership #255767 from DAVID JACKSON born in Scotland 1745 and died in York Co. S.C. 23rd April 1818 . . . . Took part in Battles of King Mt. and of Hanging Rock where he lost two horses (See #43). David Jackson married in County Antrim, Ireland 1769 to MARY MORRISON and came to America. . . He had these children (Births given)

John Jackson b. 1770 m. Catherine Berry
David Jackson m. 1 Miss Stinson & m. 2 Miss Hemphill
Abner Jackson m. Jennie Hill
Joseph Jackson m. Annie Thomas
James Jackson, died single aged 22
Robert Jackson m. Elizabeth Berry
Samuel Jackson & no data on him.
Hugh Jackson m. Margaret Watson
Elias Jackson m. Mary Patterson
William Jackson m. Margaret Bankhead.
All in order of birth except William who comes in between Joseph & James.
Andrea . . The BERRY wives also spelled as BARRY which is correct form for this set.

43. DAVID JACKSON for service in Militia and for a horse lost at the Battle of Hanging Rock . . . Said bay horse branded CE and appraised by Thomas ?arnett and James Gordon . . . . Also for another horse lost and this time a mare and branded ER and this horse also lost at Hanging Rock . . . Col. William Bratton before James Howe J.P. sweres that David Jackson lost two horses, and this claim sworn to 27 May 1785 before W. Bratton J.P.

292. The descendants of David Jackson (258) claim a relationship with President Andrew Jackson, son of Andrew Jackson, Sr. and Elizabeth Hutchinson. Andrew Jackson Sr. was son of Hugh Jackson of Carrick-fergus Ireland.
end of quote from Mr. Andrea's notes.


On the public website for FTDNA there is a "GROUP - J - David Jackson b. 1745 Scotland or Ireland; d. York Co., SC"
Haplotype is: R1a1
Note: The common ancestor of this group is David Jackson who died in York County, South Carolina. As of April, 2011, there are five members in this group. As of August 2020 this Group is #008.

Here is a link to the public results page at FTDNA:

  1. Jacksons in South Carolina and Beyond, in Andrea, Leonardo. Leonardo Andrea Genealogical Collection for South Carolina.

    Info taken from Will signed 31 Mar 1818, proved 15 May 1818 and from DAR Membership #255767.

  2.   Descendants of David Jackson and Mary Morrison., in History and notes on David Jackson, Mary Morrison and their family. Compiled by the Jackson 2010 Reunion committee.