Winfield S. Jackman


WINFIELD S. JACKMAN
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WINFIELD S. JACKMAN, deceased, was in his life time one of the prominent citizens of Knox township. He was born near knoxville, January 4, 1848, the son of John and Mary (Scott) Jaclman, both natives of Ohio. The father was born January 16, 1808, and was reared in Island Creek township, in engaging early manhood in farming, which was his life occupation. His marriage to Mary Scott occurred October 4, 1838, and five children were born to them, of whom three are living. She died November 30, 1849, and he died in March, 1888. Winfield S. received a good education in the schools of Knox township, and in college at New Market and Richmond, and then engaged in teaching school, a profession which he followed for several years. He was also engaged in farming six years. In 1882 he removed to Knoxville and engaged in business as a druggist. This he conducted until October 25, 1888, the date of his decease. Mr. Jackman was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church of Knoxville, and also of the G. A. R., to membership in which he was qualified by five months service in the One Hundred and Fifty-Seventh Ohio regiment during the rebellion. He was an active and enterprising man, and was highly esteemed wherever he was known. On June 13, 1876, he was married to Margaret J., daughter of George Carson, of Knox township, by whom he had five children: John, Anna M., Margaret G., Lizzie and Jennie G., of whom the third and fifth alone survive. Mrs. Jaclman, a worthy and estimable lady, conducts the business at Knoxville, left by her husband. She is a consistent member of the Methodist Episcopal church.





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