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Henry Melville JacksonRoster ID 859
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1870|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Henry Melville Jackson, Class of 1870: Genealogy: Born- July 28, 1849 in Leesburg, Va. Father- Dr. Samuel K. Jackson; Mother- Anna M. Calvert Pat. Grandfather- Rev. J. Edward Jackson who was born in England; Pat. Grandmother- Harriet Myers of Baltimore, MD Mat. Grandfather- George Calvert of Fauquier Co. Va. who was a direct decsendant of Lord Baltimore; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Lovell Carr Married- 1st- Rebecca Lloyd - no children; 2nd- Violet Pace of Richmond, Va.: Two children; 3rd- Carrie Cochran of Eufaula, Ala.: Two Children We don't have records of the names of his children from either marriage. VMI Record Entered VMI- March 11, 1867; Attended one year and four months Careers- Graduated from Va. Theological Seminary in 1871- Attended Alexandria Theological Seminary in 1873; Received Doctorate of Divinity from Randolph Macon in 1888; also attended the University of Alabama in 1891; P.E. Clergyman; Editor of the "Southern Pulpit" 1880-84; Assistant bishop of Alabama, 1891-95; Bishop 1895-1900 Died- May 3, 1900 in Eufaula, Ala.|