Willie Jackson
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William Harrison Jackson (1876 - 1958)

Rev. William Harrison (Willie) Jackson
Born in Louisiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 7 Feb 1900 in Vernon Parish Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 82 in Louisiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Nov 2009
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Biography

Bro. Willie, as he was affectionately called by everyone in Simpson who didn't call him Uncle Willie, was the first pastor of Welcome Church serving until 1914. After his term in Simpson was concluded, Willie held pastorates in Sharp, Boyce, Flatwoods, Leesville, Fisher, Harrisonburg, Mayna, and LaCamp in Louisiana, and spent two and a half years as pastor in Bronson, Texas. After Izilla died, Willie married second to Selma Koehn, and there was no issue. Selma was also a Church of God minister.

Bro. Willie never retired from his duties, even as he aged he assisted in church functions, visited the sick, and was a source of inspiration to his neighbors.

Burial

Welcome Cemetery, Simpson, Vernon Parish, Louisiana, USA [1]

Sources

  1. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/103483250/william-harrison-jackson : accessed 10 March 2022), memorial page for Rev William Harrison “Willie” Jackson (23 Aug 1876–31 Oct 1958), Find A Grave: Memorial #103483250, citing Welcome Cemetery, Simpson, Vernon Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Sheila (contributor 47702527) .
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDX2-XMF : 14 August 2017), William H Jackson in household of Wea Jackson, Vernon, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 47, sheet 102C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0473; FHL microfilm 1,254,473.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPBF-LSP : accessed 23 April 2018), Walter H Jackson, Police Jury Ward 6, Vernon, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 151, sheet 7A, family 102, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 533; FHL microfilm 1,374,546.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVW4-GKX : accessed 23 April 2018), Willie H Jackson, Police Jury Ward 6, Vernon, Louisiana, United States; citing ED 101, sheet 8A, line 49, family 6, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 632; FHL microfilm 1,820,632.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMTD-4PS : accessed 23 April 2018), Willie H Jackson, Police Jury Ward 6, Vernon, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 17, sheet 8B, line 65, family 144, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 824; FHL microfilm 2,340,559.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VY5Y-DFT : 4 January 2021), Willie H Jackson, Ward Six, Vernon, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 58-16, sheet 15A, line 2, family 311, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1462.
  • "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLH8-C7CN : 2 April 2020), Willie H Jackson, 31 Oct 1958; citing Simpson, Vernon, Louisiana, United States, certificate number 16301, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FamilySearch digital folder 005051814.


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Please removed the US Civil War sticker as this man was born after the war ended. Perhaps there is conflation with another William Harrison?

Thanks, Natalie, Data Doctor

posted by Natalie (Durbin) Trott

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