The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 68, July 1964 - April, 1965 Page: 365
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Humphrey Jackson, Alcalde of San Jacinto 365
of December 12-13, 1830, he received thirty-two votes for the
position of alcalde of the municipality, but, probably to his de-
light, he failed of election.21 His last recorded public service was in
February, 1830, when he and two others were appointed super-
visors to lay out a road from Harrisburg to John Jones's house on
the San Jacinto, at the present crossing of United States Highway
90.22 Jackson, aged forty-eight, was killed at his home on January
18, 1833,28 by a falling limb or tree while he was engaged in
clearing land,24 and his remains are buried in the town of Crosby.
21Ibid., XXIII, 150.
22Ibid., XXII, 79. For location of Jones's home and ferry, see bond of Patric
[sic] Morley, March 24, 1863 (MS., Deed Records of Harris County, County Clerk's
Office, Houston), I, 15.
"Tombstone. The year is given incorrectly as 1836 in Webb and Carroll (eds.),
The Handbook of Texas, I, 901go.
"Brown, Indian Wars, 420; F. W. Johnson (E. C. Barker and E. W. Winkler,
eds.), A History of Texas and Texans (5 vols.; Chicago and New York, 1914), IV,
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