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Sixty Years in Texas
The Ancestors of My Father
Nicholas Amery, of Bridford, England, was living
John Amery, son of Nicholas Amery, married
Hounor, daughter of Richard Workeilake, of Devonshire,
England. He died in 1696. She died 1689.
Thomas Amery, son of John Amery, in 1699,
married Mary Worth, of Bridford, North Devonshire,
England, and died in 1711. She died 1760.
John Amery, son of Thomas Amery, of Devonshire,
England, born in 1708; married Mary Puddicombe
in 1736. He died in 1778. She died in 1750.
John Amery, son of the latter, married Mary
Heywood, of Middle Coombe, Devonshire, England.
John Amery, son of the latter, married Ann,
daughter of Thomas Amery, of Barn Court, Devonshire,
George Jackson, of Wray Barton, Devonshire,
England, my great grandfather, was born 1734; died
1804. His wife, Ann, born 1730, and died in 1814.
George Jackson, my grandfather, son of the
above, of Devonshire, England, was born in 1764,
and died in 1853.
John Jackson, my father, second son of the latter
George Jackson, of Devonshire, England, was born
in 1807, and married in 1832, to Mary, daughter of
John and Ann Amery, of Devonshire, England. She,
my mother, was born in 1808. They emigrated to
Peters' Colony, Dallas County, Texas, 1848, with
eight children. My father and two elder brothers
were granted 960 acres of land, which shows on the
map of Dallas County, patented in their names. My
father died in 1866. My mother died 1894.
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