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  • ID: I210
  • Name: George JACKSON
  • Given Name: George
  • Surname: Jackson 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1718 4
  • Death: 3 Sep 1782 in Probably Urker Lodge, Co. Armagh 5
  • _UID: D9CCA9331AB94252ADA1C5E6CDA558B05B68
  • Change Date: 1 Sep 2017 at 12:32

    Marriage 1 Margaret O'LAUGHLIN b: Abt 1722
    • Married: 1743 in Diocese Of Clogher 6
    • Change Date: 22 Mar 2016
    1. Has Children David JACKSON b: Aft 1743 in Of Liscalgot, Co. Armagh
    2. Has Children Anne JACKSON b: Bet 1744 and 1747
    3. Has No Children Mary JACKSON b: Bet 1744 and 1755
    4. Has No Children Alice JACKSON b: Aft 1744
    5. Has No Children Elizabeth JACKSON b: Aft 1744
    6. Has No Children George JACKSON b: Aft 1744
    7. Has No Children Jane JACKSON b: Aft 1744
    8. Has No Children John JACKSON b: Aft 1744
    9. Has No Children Margaret JACKSON b: Aft 1744
    10. Has Children Sarah JACKSON b: 1774

    1. Abbrev: Note
      Title: Note
      Quality: 3
      Text: The Charter School started in 1737. I don`t know if he wa s the first schoolmaster. I rather suspect not (he would ha ve been very young!) Urker was supposedly "bought" in 1760 . It was leased to JACKSON.

      The ancestor of this family came from Co. York in Cromwell' s army andwas granted lands in Co. Carlow for his services . This estate called Mount Leinster was sold in 1745 by hi s descendant, George Jackson whosettled at Urker, Crossmagl en, Co. Armagh. George Jackson was master of the Charter Sc hool (Lisgolat House + 1/3 story) NOTE: Blin's notes say "T he Jacksons came to Ireland with Cromwell (or so grandfathe r believed) & were given large grants of land in Co. Carlo w & Kilkennycalled Mount Leinster, (Bonis). This estate wa s entailed. George Jackson sold out his interest in it & ye ars afterwards came to Creggan to teach the Charter Schools . This George Jackson married Margaret(O'Meglochlan) said t o be descended from the Royal House of Tara.
      Another version - he came to Creggan & then married Margare t.

      Residents of Creggan Parish, 1776
      George Jackson Protestant Lisgallot, Co. Armagh
      Owen Jackson Papist Five Towns, Co. Louth
      Richard Jackson Protestant Tullyvallen, Co.Armagh

      The map of Crossmaglen shows "Urcher House" and Urcher Lodg e" on the outskirts of the town (approximately 1km from th e town centre). If"Urcher" and Urker" are indeed the same ( and it does seem likely),then the property was on the Townl and "Urcher" which is 494 acres inthe south-east part of Co unty Armagh, in the Barony of Fews Upper, the Civil Paris h of Cregan and the PLU of Castleblayney.

      Just to muddy the waters - another family version - in th e HSBCarchives - says "Jacksons from Yorkshire. Fought in Q . Elizabeth's army & were given property in Mount Leinster".
    2. Abbrev: Abstract for Proceedings of Incorporated Society
      Title: Abstract for Proceedings of Incorporated Society
        Name: LDS Film # 1279353 Item #4

      Quality: 3
      Text: 1737 September 13 school opens for 30 to children of both s exes.
      A colony of Protestant weavers newly settled on the side o f the riverabout a half mile below the school. Children wh o were admitted couldnot speak English. The church, Slate h ouse and schoolhouse are in linefor about a mile.
      1738 proceedings. 10 boys and 10 girls. Two hours are spen t ininstruction and the rest was in labour. The farm of 6 0 acres with 30acres in perpetuity. The remaining at 2/6 pe r acre. Master contractsfor feeding and clothing the childr en at 62.06 yearly and allows 20yearly for the labour o f the children.
      1748 -- 20 children
      1761 -- 20 children
      1756 -- 20 children
      1757 -- 30 children
      1782. Creggan built for 30 children. (172 apprentices and 1 5 marriageportions).

      1741 proceedings. Printed 1742. Randal Donaldson mentioned.
    3. Abbrev: Parish of Creggan Vol I
      Title: Parish of Creggan Vol I
        Name: LDS Film # 1279353 Item #4

      Quality: 3
      Text: 1744 Mrs. Jackson to be payed for washing ye surplice and t he linenfor the communion table and keeping ye vessels clea n.
      1748 George JACKSON Charter Schoolmaster
      1796 David JACKSON parish Clerk
      1763 Apr 5 For a ladder to the church, George JACKSON engag ing to give1 more towards it.
      Church stable repairs
      Roof. George JACKSON engages for the slater ?keeping the ro of of thechurch [in repair] for 7 years. [later he offere d securities to theroofer]
      1764 Oct 2 that the road from the Bridge of Creggan to Kilt ybane Gatebe repaired.
      1766 John STEPHENS to build a seat in church next to Thoma s BALL Esq.
      1770 May 15 TIPPINGs pew: Agreed that part of ye church whi ch Mr. Geo.Jackson intended to build a seat on shall be all owed with Mr.Jackson's consent to Edward Tipping Esq. to bu ild his seat, viz. fromthe door to the edge of the next sou th window containing about 9 feet.
      1772 April 20. To reimburse George Jackson parish clerk fo r repairingthe Windows 2/8.
    4. Abbrev: Gilford Castle Family Tree Fragment
      Title: Gilford Castle Family Tree Fragment
    5. Abbrev: Gilfford Castle History
      Title: Gilfford Castle History
      Quality: 3
      Text: NOTE: I have some suspicions about the acuracy of the estim ated birthdates.
      Gilford Castle papers - Tombstone Transcriptions - probabl y Creggan
      2nd Stone on right facing Church.
      To the memory of George Jackson
      late of Creggan who departed this
      life Sept 3rd 1782 aged 64 years
      also to the memory of Margaret Jackson
      wife of the above named
      George Jackson who departed this
      life on the 7th day of Decr 1797 in the
      75th year of his [sic "her"] age
      and also
      To the memory of their son David
      Jackson late of Liscalgat. he died
      suddenly on the 13th day of Febry 1706
      in the 8th year of his age
      also the body of Mary (Cullinar +?)
      daughter of the above George who
      departed this life 28th of Sept 1790 aged 70
    6. Abbrev: Amy Oliver's notes
      Title: Amy Oliver's notes
      Text: 1755 is the date given in Amy LLOYD's records, but the dioc esan records show 1743 - which would be a better fit.
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