Biography of Adam Jackson
Tipton County, IN Biographies





ADAM JACKSON is a member of the firm of A. Jackson & Co., dealers in dry goods, groceries, boots and shoes, carrying a stock of $3,000, and doing a business of $12,000 annually. He was born in Wayne County, Ind., February 21, 1824. Ilis father, Thomas B. Jackson, came to Tipton County in 1841, and located on 320 acres of timber land, where he cleared out a good farm. Adam Jackson engaged in farming until February, 1862, when he enlisted in Company K, Forty second Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was in battle at Port Gibson, Miss., and Champion Hills, Miss. He was wounded and sent to the United States hospital at St. Louis; subsequently was transferred to the Invalid Corps, and sent to Indianapolis, and Camp Burnside, where he remained until his term of three years expired. He then returned to Tipton County and worked on a farm most of the time till 1870. He then engaged in mercantile pursuits in Tipton, where he has met with good success. Mr. Jackson was married, November 26, 1870, to Miss Mary S. George, of this county. They have had four children, Ida Belle, Tessie, Arthur and Minnie May (deceased).

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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