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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sunday's Obituary~Henry Jackson

Henry Jackson Obituary


Special to The State.
Cheraw. Dec . 18.--Henry Jackson one of Cheraw’s best known citizens, died Wednesday night at the home of Dr. J. E. Funderburk. He was 66 years old. He had been in ill health for a number of years, frequently confined to his bed, and then out again and attending to his business. He was in business in Cheraw over 40 years, and by his genial spirit and good fellowship made many friends. The funeral services were held at the house conducted by the Rev. W. E. Hurt, of the Baptist Church.
Mr. Jackson was never married. He leaves two sisters, Mrs. Hettie Barrett of Monroe, N. C. and Mrs. Julius Sellers of Hickory, N. C.

Henry Jackson was born on 11 April 1855, a son of Benjamin A. Jackson and Catherine Mary Blakeney. He died 14 December 1921 in Cheraw, South Carolina.

[1] Henry Jackson obituary, The State, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, 19 December 1921, page 2, Column 6.

1 comment:

  1. Too bad they did not mention his business of 40 years. However, you have probably tracked that down already.