Friday, June 18, 2021

David Jackson

David Edward Jackson was a pioneer, explorer, trader, and fur trapper who was well known in the American West. 

Often called “Davey,” Jackson was born on October 30, 1788, to Colonel Edward and Mary Haddon Jackson in Randolph County, West Virginia. Both his father, Edward Jackson, and his Uncle George Jackson served as Virginia Militia Officers during the American Revolution.

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