Pulaski County

Biography - Walter Jackson

WALTER JACKSON, farmer, P. O. Mound City, was born on June 6, 1857, in London, England, son of Henry Jackson, a native of London, England, where he yet resides. He is a compositor by occupation. The mother of our subject was Maria Keeble, a native of England, deceased. She was the mother of eleven children, of whom three are now living — William, a machinist in San Francisco: Henry, a printer in San Francisco; and Walter, our subject, who was educated in England. He came to the United States in June, 1874, settling in Pulaski County, where he has been farming since. He has a farm of 330 acres. He was married here to Miss Fannie J. Peeler, born November 9, 1856, in Cairo. She is a daughter of Lindsey and Emilie (Cook) Peeler. The former is a native of the United States, the latter of England. Mrs. Fannie Jackson is the mother of two children now living — Horace, born July 6, 1880, and Walter S., born September 6, 1882. Mr. Jackson is a member of the Knights of Honor, Mound City Lodge, No. 1847. In politics, he is identified with the Democratic party.

Extracted 02 Nov 2014 by Norma Hass from 1883 History of Alexander, Union and Pulaski Counties, Illinois, Part V - Biographical Sketches, page 268.

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