|Description||One of two jars, made of glass and with zinc lids. This is a Samco genuine Mason jar.|
|Owned||Jackson family; Willam H. Jackson; William A. Jackson|
|Provenance||The plow and other farm tools donated by Mrs. Martin came her family's farms in Amelia, Chesterfield, and Powhatan Counties, Virginia. Her father 's farm, "Jackson Homestead" (105 acres) in Powhatan County was once part of "Ewington Plantation," dating back to the Revolutionary period and once had 1,080 acres. Her father, William H. Jackson, and her grandfather, William A. Jackson were both Confederate soldiers. William H. Jackson was private in Co. A, 2nd Virginia Light Artillery, which became Co. A, 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry. William H. Jackson was a private in the Powhatan Artillery, "Capt. Dance's Co." See File 984.22 Martin for more detailed information regarding the tools, the farm, and family genealogy.|
Jackson, William H.
Jackson, William A.
Canning & preserving