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William Jackson

Other Name:
Reverend William Jackson
December 14, 1768
October 18, 1842
Home Town:
Cornwall, CT
Later Residences:
Wallingford, VT
Dorset, VT
Susanna Cram Jackson (unknown)
Biographical Notes:
Doctor Reverend William Jackson was born on December 14, 1768 in Cornwall Connecticut. He was the minister for Dorset Vermont and married to New Hampshire native, Susanna Cram. Together they had seven children, two died early in life.

Dr. Jackson lead the Dorset and East Rupert Vermont churches for forty-six years. He is known for preparing fourteen young men to preach and formed an educational society on March 4, 1804. He was also a Trustee of Middlebury College.

Other Education:
Dartmouth 1790, Doctor of Divinity
Studied under Reverend Doctor Spring of Newburyport and Emmons of Franklin.
Ordained-1796 in Dorset Vermont

Profession / Service
Religious Calling

Secondary Sources:
Allen, William. An American Biographical and Historical Dictionary: Containing an Account of the Lives, Characters, and Writings of the Most Eminent Person Deceased in North America, From its First Settlement. Boston, Massachusetts: John P. Jewett and Company. (accessed May 5, 2017). 466.

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