Richard Jackson, on the “John and Sarah” passenger list

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Published on: 18 Jan 2015
Updated: 17 Feb 2016

First Generation in the New World

1. RICHARD¹ JACKSON was born in Scotland. (He is on the passenger list for the John and Sara.)

Child of Richard Jackson:

2. ANNA² JACKSON (was she born in Scotland?) married 14 Jul 1662, DAVID HAMILTON (also a SPOW), who was born in Scotland between 1620-30 and died 28 Sep 1691 (killed by Indians).

Children of David and Anna (Jackson) Hamilton:
i.   DAVID² HAMILTON b. about 1664
ii.   SOLOMON² HAMILTON b. 10 Aug 1666
2. iii.   GABRIEL² HAMILTON b. about 1668
iv.   ABIAL or BIAL HAMILTON b. about 1670
v.  JONATHAN HAMILTON b. 20 Dec 1672
2. vi.  ABEL² or ABELL HAMILTON b. about 1676
vii.  JONAS HAMILTON b. about 1679

Torrey's New England Marriages to 1700 (5)

Hamilton, Samuel King. The Hamiltons of Waterborough (York County, Maine) Their Ancestors and Descendants (Boston: Murray and Emery Company, 1912) (At

Cutter, William Richard. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation, Volume 2, Part 1 (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1911), 683-685. (A FREE Google eBook)

6 Responses to Richard Jackson, on the “John and Sarah” passenger list

  1. Jack Hamilton says:

    I am a direct descendant of David Hamilton. He is my 8th grandfather.

  2. Susan M. Grady says:

    April 25, 2016

    Please, was Richard Jackson a brother of Walter Jackson, a prisoner who also came on the John and Sara? My 94-year-old mother is descended from Walter Jackson. Where did Richard Jackson live and die in the United States?
    Thank you for answering my query.


    Ms. Susan M. Jackson Sinclair Green Grady

  3. Shawn says:

    Does anyone know is Ann Jackson Hamilton daughter of Richard Jackson and wife of David Hamilton was still living when the Indian war broke out in 1689. Was she one of the women who was take prisoner? David died in the attack of Sept 1691.

  4. Shawn says:

    I guess my first one did not post
    Hello I am a descendant of David Hamilton and Richard Jackson

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