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The following is copied from Janiejac's talk page until someone has time and inclination to link these folks to person and/or family pages. Beth and I just want to save this somewhere until it is used in proper context.

Jackson's in some of my books [24 June 2008] Hi Janie, Sorry but I don't have the time to enter this data by category so will type it here and let you parse it out. --Beth 20:39, 24 June 2008 (EDT)

Source: Death And Marriage Notices From Autauga County, Alabama Newspapers 1853-1889 by Larry E. Caver, Jr. [Janie there is already a source for this one under Caver, Larry E.) Notes about the source, dates of the newspaper are given. The page numbers that I am posting are from the book.

Death Notices from The Autauga Citizen.

page 12 - 01 Mar 1860: It becomes our melancholy duty to announce to our readers the death of our distinguished fellow citizen, General C. M. Jackson, who died at his residence in this county on Sunday last, the 26th inst. (ult.). . . He frequently represented Autauga County in the State Legislature, and two years ago, was unanimously elected Speaker of the House . . . His remains were attended to the grave by the neighboring Masonic & Odd Fellows Lodge . . . (lengthy article)

page 33 - 29 Jun 1876: Died at is home in Elmore County on the night of the 23rd, Nick Jackson, colored, aged about 60 years. The deceased was the old body servant of the late C. M. Jackson . . .

page 43 18 July 1878 Seaborn Jackson of Coosa County, committed suicide the 25th ultimate.

25 July 1878

We learned that Dr. Bolling Jackson, a former resident of our city, was killed last week on the Mississippi River near Old Point Chicot, Arkansas.

Death Notices from Prattville Progress.

page 137 - 06 Sep 1889- The funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Julia Jackson Christian, daughter of Stonewall Jackson, who died in Lexington, Virginia, on Friday, took place Sunday morning at the Presbyterian Church at Lexington. The body was interred beside her father, General Thomas J. Jackson.

Marriage Notices from The Autauga Citizen.

page 148 - 09 Mar 1865: Married at the residence of William C. Howell in Prattville, on Tuesday evening, the 7th inst., Mr. William B. Jackson and Miss Eva M. Harber, all of this county.

Marriage Notices: The Southern Signal

page 177 - 05 Jan 1883: Married at the residence of the bride's father in Mulberry, [Autauga County - Beth Gay inserted this] on the 21st of December, Mr. T. M. Jackson and Miss Miream M. Cory. The groom is the cashier at the Pratt Mines and the bride, one of Autauga's loveliest daughters.

Larry has the dates in present day, such as January, 5, 1883. If their are any spelling errors they are probably mine. Most if not all of the newspapers are microfilmed and available at the Alabama Archives & History through interlibrary loan. He also used the superscripts for 10th etc. --Beth 20:39, 24 June 2008 (EDT)

New book: {Source: Death And Marriage Notices From Jefferson County, Alabama Newspapers Volume I (1854-1881), by Larry E. Caver, Jr.; 2002; Pioneer Publishing Co., P. O. Box 408, Carrollton, MS 38917.

Page numbers are from the book and dates from the newspaper edition; I also have entered the dates differently; by the usual genealogy entry method.

Death Notices from The Birmingham Observer:

page 29 - 23 Sep 1881: Died Wednesday evening, in this place, Mr. Bunk Jackson, a well-known engineer on the South & North road. He died of typhoid fever.

Death Notices from The Birmingham Iron Age:

page 40 - 11 Jun 1874 - John Lewis and Hardy Jackson, colored [colored is intalics in the book, Beth], living in Montgomery County, had a quarrel about some land, and John closed the argument by shooting Hardy dead with his little musket. He was arrested and committed to jail without bail.

page 108 - 20 Aug 1879 - The following unpleasant intelligence appears in a special dispatch to the Nashville American [in italics in the book of Friday, from Florence: The sad intelligence has just reached the town that Hon. James Jackson, Probate Judge of this county, was killed late this evening, about ten miles east of Florence. With a party of ladies and gentlemen he and his only daughter were returning from a picnic on Muscle Shoals canal. A pair of frightened horses in the rear ran against his buggy with such force that he was thrown and killed instantly. Miss Jackson fortunately escaped with slight injuries. The deceased wass in the Confederate Service, in which he commanded the 29th Alabama Regiment with distinction.

Marriage Notices From The Birmingham Iron Age

page 177 - 25 Aug 1881 - Died, in Summerfield, the 5th, Mrs. Elizabeth Jackson, aged 74 years.

page 212 - 26 Nov 1874 - Married, at the residence of the bride's father, in this county, by Reverend William Barton, Mr. David Jackson and Miss Mary Linn.

page 240 - 26 Jan 1881 - Married at Trussville, the 10th instant, by G. W. Cross, J. P., T. A. M. Jackson and Alice Murphy.

page 241 - 26 Jan 181 - Married in Hale County, the 6th, W. H. Jackson and Ida Burford.

page 245 - 09 Feb 1881 - Married, near Troy [Pike County, Alabama, from Beth], the 25th ultimo, John Jackson and Margaret Patterson. . .

page 248 - 09 Feb 1881 - . . . Married in Limestone County, recently, G. A. Jackson and Mary E. McCravy.

page 277 - 18 Aug 1881 - Married in Franklin County, W. M. Jackson to Francis M. Grissom.

--Beth 22:16, 24 June 2008 (EDT)