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Death of Mrs. Mary D. Jackson Near
Town on Yesterday


     Mrs. Mary D. Jackson, the oldest Quakeress in Frederick county and one of the best beloved ladies in this section, died at her home two miles north of Winchester on the Martinsburg pike at 12:30 o'clock yesterday morning. She had been ill about three weeks, having contracted a severe cold which developed into grip and with the general decline incident to old age, caused her death.
     Mrs. Jackson was formerly Miss Lupton and was born in this county eighty-six years ago. When a young woman she married Joseph S. Jackson, a hat manufacturer of Winchester. The fame of the Jackson hat was great afar and near and he did such a large business that it was necessary to place orders for them six months ahead. The establishment was located on North Main street in the building now occupied by W. G. Funk.
     In 1868 the family moved to their farm near town where Mrs. Jackson has since resided. She was a Hicksite Quakeress and was one of the best known and most popular members of that sect. She was a member of Hopewell Church and at the meetings of that denomination she was always to be found in attendance.
     Four children survive her. They are Mrs. Jonah L. Rees, Miss Mary J. Jackson and Joseph Jackson of the county and Louis W. Jackson of this city.

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