Rev. Joseph Austin Jackson to Canada and lineage

My husband’s family ( jackson ) came to Newfoundland Canada in 1882 Jospeh Austin Jackson (3/8/1854 Otley Yorkshire – 22/11/1928 Hamilton, Ontario , Canada ). Joseph was a Methodist Minister .

Jackson Lineage of Joseph Austin Jackson:

  • #-1Thomas Jackson. Quarry Hill, Leeds . York . Father of Henry. At the time of the 17th century , Quarry Hill Leeds was outside of the city limits  and was home to the poor and the plague. There was a celebrated spring at Quarry Hill called ‘The Spaw Well”
  • #1 Henry Jackson B. ( baptised) 22/4/ 1635+/- ( b.Pannal , Yorkshire)m. Mary Cooke 1641- and had a son David Jackson (1677-1764).Henry baptised 22/4/1635 St.Peters , Leeds. Died 9/5/1707 Fewston. Married 9/7/1676 at St. Robert of Knaresborough , Yorkshire. Mary Cooke baptized 2/7/1641 St. Croix , York or/13/10/1642 –  of William and Mary Cooke, Leeds.
  • #2 David Jackson (b or bap. 12/1/1677 Pannal , Yorkshire – 1764 Haverah Park , Yorkshire , England. m. (18/5/1703 All Saints church Otley )Grace Mountain ( 1682-1726 Haverah Park , Yorkshire ) , and wife #2 Mary Stubbs (1682-)*
  • Lived Fewston and Haverah Park, Yorkshire.
    • – birth of Sarah Jackson 1705 Fewston, Yorkshire -1772
    • -Hannah 1707( Fewston)-
    • -Grace 1709( Fewston)-1786
    • -Mary Ruth Stubbs 1713( Fewston)
    • -Ann 1713 ( Fewston)
    • -Martha 1715( Fewston)
    • -Elizabeth 1718-1718
    • Jonathan 1718( Haverah Park, Yorkshire)-1789
    • -William 1721 ( Fewston)-1721
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_Saints%27_Church,_Otley
  • * After 1726 Mary Stubbs married David jackson which is interesting due to the present “marriage” to a jackson and myself a Stubbs. Mary could have been the daughter of Thomas Jackson of Haverah park 1650-1715 who married Alice Simpson of Clint. The Stubbs family tenanted considerable farm land at Haverah Park. 
  • haverah park
  • #3 Jonathan Jackson (21/7/1718- 12/4/1789 Otley , Yorkshire m. Mary Precious 1722-1810. Jonathan was baptised Fewston, York or baptised Fishlake. Married 25/5/1740 Hampswaite York, C of E. Mary Precious baptised 6/9/1724 Skipwith , York. ( Father : Matthew Precious )
  • Jonathan 1755 Killinghall , Ripley , Harrogate, North Yorkshire ( Fishlake)
  • #4 Jonathan (1755 Killinghall – 1839. M. Anne Swale ( 1766-) married 30/4/1782 , Ripley, York. Jonathan baptised Ripley, Harrogate, York/Fishlake.
    • -Mary (1783 Ripley  Yorkshire -1856)
    • -Mary (1784 -1842)
    • -Jonathan ( 1785 Harrogate , Yorkshire – Ripley-1850)
    • -Anne (1786-1864
    • -Richard (1788 Killinghall, Ripley, Harrogate , Nth Yorkshire -1851)
    • -Thomas 1789
    • William (1800 Killinghall, Ripley-1876)
  • #5 William Jackson 24/10/1800 Killinghall, Ripley – 1876 Wharfdale m. Mary Dibb (1799-1874) married 30/8/1821 Otley , All Saints. 18 children !!!
    • Jonathan (4/8/1822  Otley -1901)
    • -Ann (1823 otley -)
    • -Ann (1824 Otley-)
    • -Grace Ann (1824 Otley
    • -Elizabeth(29/1/1826 otley -1878)
    • -William (24/10/1827 otley-1886)
    • -William (1828 otley -)
    • -Mary (1829 otley -)
    • -Catherine (1829 otley-)
    • -Mary (1830 otley-)
    • -Catherine (1832 otley -)
    • -Austen Dibb (16/7/1835-1851)
    • -Ellen (1837 Otley-)
    • -Ellen(1838 Otley-)
    • -Jane (1839 Otley-)
    • -Jane (1840 otley-)
  • #6 Jonathan 5/7/1822 Otley – 5/1/1901 Otley m. #1 Hannah Darnbrook (1799-1879)#2 Sarah Bradley (1835-). A Saddler at 18 and father was a grocer. ( married to Sarah after Hannah’s death in 1874, married in 1891 or prior ).
  • 1861- lived Market Place, Otley , 1871- lived Kirkgate , Otley, 1881-A grocer employing son ( Joseph Austin) and two apprentices, widower and living in Wharfdale( Market ) , Otley  . Joseph Austin son was a merchant’s apprentice in 1871.
  •   Documented history for the market begins in 1222 when King Henry III granted the first Royal Charter. The town had two cattle markets, Wharfedale Farmers’ Auction Mart on East Chevin Road and the Bridge End Auction Mart which has closed and was subsequently demolished
    • -By Hannah: Joseph Austin (1854-1928)
    • -Sarah Darnbrook (1856-)
    • -Samuel (1860-1900)
    • -William Bentley(1866-1866)
    • -Mary Elizabeth(1874-)
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otley
  • #7 Joseph Austin (3/8/1854 otley -22/11/1928 Hamilton( Wentworth) Ontario , Canada m. Louisa Lockhardt Taylor (23/9/1860 Newfoundland , Canada- 16/2/1932 Hamilton- Wentworth , Canada ). Methodist minister .
    • Elizabeth Fielding (1883-1951)
    • Annie Gertrude (1885-)
    • Ida Louise (1890-1954)
    • Mildred Joyce (1892-1929)
    • William Austin Hamilton(1902-1957?)
    • 1891- Joseph was a Minister at 99 Norfolk Sth, Simcoe, 1911 – 59 Bruce North ,District 14 and was a farmer, 1921- lived Stoney Creek.
  • #7 William Austin H. Jackson (b. 27/6/1902-1957?) – salesman m.Clara Drew Libke* 3/11/1928 . Joseph Austin died  some 21 days after the wedding  in Hamilton. Clara or Louise Clara died 1968 Montreal
    • Howard Austin (13/4/1933 Montreal – May 1998 Montreal , Quebec .) m. Lillian Audrey Sadleir ( 3/12/1933 Temuco, Chile – March 2008 , Toronto, Ontario ). See Sadleir post.
    • -Margaret Dorothy (1929-2007 ) , known as Peggy and married Sava Bosnitch
    • *Libke: Clara was the daughter of Ferdinand Libke. and Matilda Schweitzer b. Perth , Ontario 1878-1934. Matilda Schweitzer was the daughter of Nicholas Schweitzer (1849-1910) born New Hamburg , ontario and Samanda Schmidt. Nicholas Schweitzer lived Perth , and Oxford Ontario and died Waterloo , Ontario.

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#7 The Reverend Joseph Austin Jackson

……..From a letter written by the Rev John Peach .(Balmoral church? )”An early minister and his family” This short item was published in the Stonewall News. ‘As Rev jackson was returning from a wedding at Balmoral on Thursday his cutter upset near Mr. Cleland’s. As he went back for his robe and whip his horse started off , and up to the time of going to press has not been found. The rev gentleman was obligued to “Hoof it ” home , a distance of about seven miles. ( This took place in winter ) ….Joseph Austin Jackson was born in England in 1854.He was ordained there , and crossed the ocean to serve churches in Newfoundland,- in St. John’s .. and in the town of Carbonear. While in Carbonear , he married Louisa , a daughter of the Captain William Frederick Taylor and Louisa Taylor.

In 1883 Rev and Mrs. Jackson moved to Stonewall . The Stonewall news described Austin Jackson as “popular”. Thirty five years later Rev. R.E.McCullagh in his historic sketch of the Stonewall Circuit, wrote of Mr. Jackson, “He was a man attractive in personality and effective in his labours”.While the Jacksons were in Stonewall , their first two children , Elizabeth and Gertrude were born.

In those days, Methodist ministers almost always served a circuit for a maximum of three years . In 1886 the original plan was that Mr. Jackson would move to the thriving Meadow Lee Circuit . However, the plan changed and he became minister of the large Zion Methodist church in Winnipeg for the next three years. He was invited to return to Stonewall to preach on several occasions. Also the Stonewall News mentions Mrs. Jackson’s visits to friends in the community.

In 1888 Mrs Jackson’s sister , her husband and four children moved to a farm in Manitoba. Some of the leaders of the methodist church in the area were among those who assisted them in becoming established. Retired Capt. Taylor and Mrs. Taylor soon followed and lived the rest of their lives in Winnipeg.

In 1889 the Jacksons moved to Ontario to serve in churches in various communities including Hamilton. Mr. Jackson died in that city in 1929″( 1928?) .

Time line :

Rev at Uniting Church St John’s Newfoundland and Carbonear , Nfld. Joseph married July 17th 1882 Louise Lockhart Taylor at the home of Capt William Taylor and the witness was Ida Taylor ( Louise’s sister?) . They were married by the president of the Methodist conference Rev John S Peach .

The first reference to Rev Jackson was Sept 6th  1878- a baptism in Carbonear , and he served with John Godison. He was in Carbonear 1878-1880.St. John’s (1881-2)My understanding is that Joseph was at Gower Street church St. John’s under Rev william W. Percival.

St John’s : tenure.http://www.gowerunited.ca/tp40/page.asp?ID=137443

https://bethanyunitedchurch.com/church-history/Carbonear: Bethany United Church.There were two methodist churches in Carbonear , one on the north side and one on the south side at this time . Bethany and Perry’s cove. I am not certain to which one Joseph was placed. The bethany church rebuilt in the 1850’s burnt down in 1892. Below is the original Bethany church.

Methodist church Carbonear 1846

http://www.mun.ca/rels/nelson/7_2/coughlan.htm

Manitoba : The Rev Jackson was at the Balmoral church in 1883 -86 and possibly another at Stonewall.Then 1886-1889 the Zion methodist church in Winnipeg.

http://www.stonewallunited.ca/stonewall.htm

Zion Methodist church, date unknown

1891: Joseph was living at Simcoe, Ontario at which time Ida, the youngest was 8 months old.1898: Mildred born. Hamilton?

1901: Hamilton. Methodist church, Emerald street( emerald and wilson). Built 1887.

emerald street church, now a revival centre

1911: Living Bruce North, Ontario

1921: Joseph 66 is living at Stoney Creek. Muncipality SaltFleet. Rented 9 rooms?

3/11/1928 William Austin son marries Clara Irene Liebke 1906-1968( of Fred and Matilda Nee Sweitzer) . Joseph dies 22/11/1928.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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