William Green Jackson and Ollie Ethel Grimes
are my husband's Maternal Grandparents.
Their daughter, Wilma Frances Jackson,
is my husband's Mother.
WILLIAM GREEN JACKSON was born 22 March 1896
in Tuskahoma, Pushmatah, Indian Territory
which is Oklahoma today.
He is the son of GEORGE B. JACKSON
and KATHERINE BRADFORD.
OLLIE ETHEL GRIMES was born 2 October 1905.
She is the daughter of DAVID SAMUEL GRIMES and CATHERINE ISABELL COUCH.
It's unknown when William Green left Oklahoma. The only thing for certain is that he was in Hall County, Texas in 1821 and moved to Haskell County, Texas before his first child was born in 1922.
Sometime between 1923-25, he moved his family to Lodge, Texas.
By 1926 they were in Memphis, Hall County, Texas.
They then moved on to Buckeye, Maricopa County, Arizona in 1934-1935. They remained there until at least 1949 before moving to California where they lived for the remainder of their lives.
William Jackson and Ollie Grimes were married
on 25 December 1921
in Memphis, Hall County, Texas.
William Jackson and Ollie Grimes had 13 children born from their marriage:
1. LORESE LAVERNE JACKSON
Born 21 Sept 1922 in Haskell, Texas.
She married Morgan Vaughn.
2. DARVIS WINFORD JACKSON
Born 11 Oct 1923 in Haskell, Texas.
He married Dorothy Fleming.
3. ARTEZ JACKSON
Born 29 June 1925 in Lodge, Texas.
She died 26 June 1926 in Texas.
4. WILMA FRANCES JACKSON
Born 14 Sept 1926 in Memphis, Texas.
She married Johney Franklin Parker
on 24 July 1947 in New Mexico.
5. DOROTHY MARIE JACKSON
Born 30 Dec 1929 in Memphis Texas.
She married Alfred Dell.
6. BILLIE LOUISE JACKSON
Born 24 Sept 1931 in Memphis, Texas.
She married Charles Strickland.
7. PATSY JACKSON
Born 2 Dec 1933 in Memphis, Texas.
She died 7 Feb 1936 in Buckeye, Arizona.
8. WILLIAM GEORGE JACKSON
Born 30 Dec 1935 in Buckeye, Arizona.
He married Jeannie Hitchcock.
9. ALTON CARL JACKSON
Born 9 May 1938 in Buckeye, Arizona.
He married Donna Herron.
10. GLEN LEROY JACKSON
Born 19 March 1941 in Theba, Arizona.
He married Germaine Colbart.
11. CAROLINE JACKSON
Born 25 Sept 1945 in Buckeye, Arizona.
She died at birth.
12. LARRY DEAN JACKSON
Born 6 Aug 1946 in Buckeye, Arizona.
(1) Wanda Peoples
(2) Melanie Baca.
13. JAMES EDWARD JACKSON
Born 2 Nov 1948 in Buckeye, Arizona.
He married Lynn Beasley.
William Green served in the U.S. Army during World War I.
His rank was a Private.
I'm not sure what it means, but his "event" was at Amarillo, Texas 15 July 1918.
He was discharged 15 Oct 1919.
They were Methodists.
William Jackson died 11 Feb 1973 in Phoenix, Arizona
at the age of 76 years.
He is buried in Ceres, California.
Ollie Grimes died in California.
William Green was a farmer by trade his entire adult life.
If you have any additional information or inquiries about this family,
it would sure be appreciated if you would please contact me.
Updated July 10, 2000
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