The Family of
William G. Jackson and
Ollie E. Grimes




"In Loving Memory of Those Who Came Before Us!"


Jackson/Grimes

William Jackson and Ollie Grimes

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Family Background


William Green Jackson and Ollie Ethel Grimes
are my husband's Maternal Grandparents.

Their daughter, Wilma Frances Jackson,
is my husband's Mother.



Births


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.


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OLLIE ETHEL GRIMES was born 2 October 1905.

She is the daughter of DAVID SAMUEL GRIMES and CATHERINE ISABELL COUCH.




Residence


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.



Marriage


William Jackson and Ollie Grimes were married
on 25 December 1921
in Memphis, Hall County, Texas.



Children


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.

He married
(1) Wanda Peoples
(2) Melanie Baca.



13.  JAMES EDWARD JACKSON

Born 2 Nov 1948 in Buckeye, Arizona.

He married Lynn Beasley.



Military


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.



Religion


They were Methodists.



Deaths


William Jackson died 11 Feb 1973 in Phoenix, Arizona
at the age of 76 years.

He is buried in Ceres, California.



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Ollie Grimes died in California.



Other Information


William Green was a farmer by trade his entire adult life.



Thank you for visiting our ancestors page.

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it would sure be appreciated if you would please contact me.



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Updated July 10, 2000


Other Surnames On My Husband's Mother's Side of the Family:
Click on the names you would like to see.

JACKSON
BRADFORD
JACKSON
UNKNOWN
BRADFORD
ANDERSON
BRADFORD
UNKNOWN
BRADFORD
UNKNOWN
GRIMES
COUCH
COUCH
GOLDSTON
COUCH
UNKNOWN


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