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Desoto County History:In 1880 the Jacksons called Desoto County, MS home. Learn all about this important place in our history.
Family History Research Site: All of our family reseach can be accessed here.
2003 Family History Site: An older version of our family research site. See how much we've learned since then.
Family Tree: An interactive on-line family tree. Find yourself and trace our family back to Ann Avera. The oldest known ancestor, born in 1826. 
Desoto County Genealogical Society: Purchase books, manuscripts, and articles from this great historical resource.

View the actual documents containing our relatives. 
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1880 Census: Contains Ann Avera, oldest known relative with daughter Mary and three children; Sallie, Jno and Lily. Sallie would later mary Rufus Jackson and give birth to Charlie Jackson. Charlie is the first known Jackson to reach the Detroit area.
1900 Census: Shows Rufus and Sallie Jackson living in Hernando, MS with six children and their grandmother Annie Avera.
1910 Census: This is the first time we see Charlie Jackson at the age of 3. He's living with his mother Sallie and six siblings.
1917 WWI Draft Card: Arnell and Eugene Jackson both entered the draft in 1917. They are 2 of the 11 children that Rufus and Sallie Jackson had.
1920 Census: Here we see the Davis Jackson connection. Sallie Jackson is now Sallie Davis as she is now married to Curtis Davis.
1920 Census: Arnell Jackson, the 5th of 11 children by Rufus and Sallie Jackson. Here we see him married with his own family.
1930 Census: Curtis and Sallie Davis are still together but are now living in TN.
1930 Census: Eugene Jackson, the 6th child of Rufus and Sallie Jackson is now living in Tunica, MS.
1930 Census: Arnell Jackson is still living in Hernando, MS.