Biography of Elwood W. Jackson
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Elwood Walton Jackson is a substantial and highly esteemed citizen of Columbiana County. He was born in Butler Township, Sept. 22, 1876, and is a son of William and Lucinda (Shively) Jackson.

William Jackson, deceased, was born in Richland County, Ohio, the son of John Jackson, who settled in Columbiana County at an early date. Four of John Jackson's sons lost their lives while serving in the Civil War. He died in 1894. William Jackson, father of the subject of this sketch, was a stone mason by trade. He died June 22, 1924, and his wife, a native of Columbiana County, died in 1921.

Elwood Walton Jackson attended the schools of Georgetown and when a young man learned the blacksmith's trade, at which he has been continuously employed. He has conducted his own business at Homeworth since 1900, and is well established.

On Jan. 31, 1898, Mr. Jackson was united in marriage with Miss Blanche Winder, of Hanover Township, Columbiana County, the daughter of L. H. Winder and Helen (Degrofi) Winder. Mr. Winder is deceased and his wife resides at Homeworth. To Mr. and Mrs. Jackson were born five children: Cordelia Alice, married Plummer Ickes, lives in Knox Township; Blanche Pearl, married Harry Behner, lives at Homeworth, Ohio; Eunice Laverne, Virgil Walton and Frank Donald, all at home.

Mr. Jackson is a Democrat and a member of the Lutheran Church. He and his family are favorably known in the county.

History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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