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C.A. Jackson

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 730

C. A. JACKSON
     farmer; P. O. Sidney, O.; son of Jesse S. and Mary E. (Sturm) Jackson, was born on the 15th day of April, 1861, in Wabash county, Ind. He is of German descent on his father's side and of Irish extraction on his mother's. His education is what could be obtained in the common schools of his youth and by close application to his studies at home. For a number of years he actively carried on the farming industry but, to some degree, has shitted his responsibilities to the shoulders of his sons in later years. As a side line he has been writing insurance for a number of years and has the bulk of that business, locally. He is an active citizen, possessing the confidence and esteem of those with whom his life has been spent.
     Mr. Jackson has frequently been called upon to accept public office. For four years he was a justice of the peace of Greene township, Shelby county, and at the present time is township assessor. In his views on public questions, he is a progressive republican.
     Mr. Jackson married, June 18, 1885, to Miss Lucy E. Monroe, who was born at Pemberton, O., March 9, 1868. The following children have been born to them, namely: Harry W., in 1886; Jesse C., in 1887; Mrs. Nora E. Manning in 1888; James E. in 1890, died in 1891; Lee M., born in 1892; Harvey, in 1894; Lyda R., in 1897; and Wilbur H. in 1902. Mr. Jackson and his entire family are members of the Christian church at Palestine, O., and for many years he has been superintendent of the Sunday school. Fraternally, he is an Odd Fellow, identified with both the lower branch and the encampment, belonging also to the auxiliary order of Rebeccas. He is a member of the Knights of the Golden Eagle, and its auxiliary, Ladies of the Golden Eagle; of the Improved Order of Redmen; and the Modern Workmen of America.

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