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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Thomas B. Jackson ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Thomas B. Jackson
LAST NAME: Jackson FIRST NAME: Thomas MIDDLE NAME: B. NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
TITLE: Mr. GENDER: M MILITARY: 
BORN: 2 Mar 1831 DIED: 16 Sep 1919 BURIED: Sep 1919
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  
BIRTH PLACE:  Leesburg, Virginia
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
OSBH DC (Coos County 1919) #160 - Mr. Thomas B. Jackson, male, married (Hattie M. Jackson), b. 2 Mar 1831 in Virginia, d, 16 Sep 1919 in Salem, Oregon (406 N High St.) at the age of 88 y's 6 m's 14 d's, name of father Asa Jackson (b. Virginia) interment 18 Sep, undertaker Webb & Clough, informant Mrs. Hattie Jackson of Salem, Oregon.
MARRIAGE - "Thomas B. Jackson, over 21 & Hattie M. Bowker, over 18, m 21 Aug 1878 at house of C. P. Chapman; P.S. Knight, M.G. Wit: S. F. Chadwick & Mrs. A.J. Dunniway. Aff. Jos. A. Baker #2182 pg 464"
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
OBITUARY: 
T. B. JACKSON IS CALLED BY DEATH. 
Pioneer State Official and Lifelong Mason Dies At Family Home. 
With the passing yesterday morning of Thomas B. Jackson at the family home, 406 North High street, Salem lost one of its most prominent citizens and former state officials of the pioneer days of Oregon. Death occurred at 5 o’clock and ended a long period of suffering for he had been an invalid for the past 15 years. He was 88 years old. 
He, a few years back, was one of the leading men in the state affairs, for several months he was acting governor, when Governor Chadwick was absent from the state during his administration. Prior to this time he was assistant secretary of the state under Governor Glover and when that governor became United States senator he became secretary of state. He was employed by the government as an accountant in the Grand Ronde district. At one time he was in charge of the commissary at the state penitentiary when Asahel Bush was superintendent of that institution. He was a first cousin of "Stonewall" Jackson, and he and the famous general "grew up together", attending the same school. 
Was Active Mason. 
He also took a very active part in the Masonic circles in the state in the pioneer days. He was warden of Bethel lodge in 1856. In 1865 he assisted in making George P. Litchfield a Mason in the Amity lodge. After coming to Salem he became affiliated with Salem lodge No. 4. 
The deceased was born March 2, 1831, at Leesburg, Va. He attended the college in that city until he was about 20 years old when he came west, settling in Oregon. He lived first in Portland and then in Yamhill before coming to Salem in the early 60’s where he has lived since. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Hattie M. Jackson, special officer for the Marion county court. A daughter, Mrs. C. A. Pague of Oakland, Calif., and by three children by a former marriage all of whom live in Idaho. 
The funeral services will be held from the Webb & Clough chapel Thursday at 2 p. m., and will be conducted by the Rev. Thomas S. Anderson. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows cemetery and the local Masons will have charge. 
Daily Oregon Statesman 17 Sep 1919, 6:5
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Thomas B. Jackson 
1831 - 1919
SOURCES: 
LR 
LD 
OSBH DC (Coos County 1919) #160
Saucy
Marion County Oregon Marriage Records, 1874-1879, Vol. III, pg 39 
DOS 17 Sep 1919 6:5
CONTACTS: 
LOT: 544 SPACE: 2 SE LONGITUDE: N 44° 55.175' LATITUDE: W 123° 02.880'
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