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Aquilla Hathaway Jackson & Two Wives Clippings

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(From possibly The Winchester Evening Star)

Wife of A. H. Jackson, Who Was
     Seriously Injured In Accident On
     Saturday Afternoon, and Who Was
     Taken to Washington County Hos-
     pital. Dies Yesterday.

     Mrs. Rose Lee Cooper Jackson, the wife of Mr. Aquilla Hathaway Jackson died yesterday afternoon at five o'clock at the Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, where she had been taken after the accident which occurred to Mr. and Mrs. Jackson just as they were entering Greencastle, Pa., on the Hagerstown Pike, Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Jackson was a daughter of the late Ignatius and Sarah Jane Keller Cooper, and was born at Opequon, Virginia, January 23rd, 1876. Later her parents moved to Stephenson's Depot to make their home but at the time of her marriage to Mr. Jackson which took place January 22nd, 1902, her parents were living at the toll gate on the Martinsburg Road. After their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Jackson made their home in Winchester, and in the early spring of this year they moved to their new home 125 West Germain street, which Mr. Jackson had just built.
     After the accident on Saturday Mr. Jackson was compelled to return to his home here to be with his children and to tell them of the accident to their mother. And yesterday afternoon he was motoring to Hagerstown to the hospital to be with Mrs. Jackson when suddenly her death came at five o'clock. The specialist, Dr. Charles Bagley, of Johns Hopkins Hospital, who had been called from Baltimore was talking to Mrs. Jackson to ascertain just what her physical condition was so as to determine whether or not she could stand an operation, when the end came, very unexpectedly.
     Besides being survived by her husband, Mrs. Jackson leaves three sons and two daughters. Allen Aquilla Jackson who just one week ago today left Winchester to attend the Virginia Polytechnic Institute at Blacksburg, Mr. and Mrs. Jackson had motored down to Boyce in the early morning hours with Allen where he took the train for Blacksburg. Lillian Lee Jackson who is a junior this year at Dickinson College at Carlisle, Pa., Grace Lucille who is a Senior at the Handley High School this year, Asbury Haines Jackson Jr., who was to have entered the Shenandoah Valley Academy today, and John Hathaway Jackson who is at the Handley High School. Mrs. Jackson is also survived by seven brothers and two sisters. Newton A. Cooper of Frederick county, Marshall W. Cooper, of Gore; Cornelius N. Cooper, of Winchester, Allen A. Cooper, of Red Cloud, Nebraska, Julian A. Cooper of Inwood, W. Va., Harvey H. Cooper, of Hagerstown; Herbert E. Cooper, of Brunswick, Md., Mrs. Lydia Cooper Hawkins widow of the late Clinton Hawkins, of Winchester, and Mrs. Nora Drusilla Cooper Crider, wife of Mr. Henry Crider of Piedmont, W. Va.
     The funeral services will be held at the Braddock Street M. E. Church South on Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and will be conducted by the pastor, the Rev. Boyd V. Switzer. Interment will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery. The pallbearers will be I. N. Good, H. Delmar Robinson, H. B. McCormac, W. G. Hardy, H. D. Fuller, Walter D. Myers, J. Marion Orndorff, and Harvey Canter.
     Mrs. Jackson took a great interest in church work, and will be greatly missed not only in her home where she was a devoted wife and mother, but also in her church in which she took an active part. She was Vice-President of the Willing Workers, The leader of Circle Number Eight of the Womens Auxiliary of the church, and took an active part in the Womens Missionary Society. Mr. Harvey N. Cooper, Jr. of Hagerstown, Mrs. Charles Keifer of Hagerstown and Mrs. E. R. Clagett, of Williamsport, came home with Mr. Jackson last night, they reached here about half-past twelve. At half past two Mrs. Jackson's remains were brought home by a Winchester undertaker. Mr. Loring Anderson and Mr. Frank R. Jackson motored to Hagerstown yesterday to be with Mr. Jackson and to bring him home.


Aquilla Hathaway Jackson Biography
From History of Virginia, Volume IV, Virginia Biography (by Special Staff of Writers) (1924)

From pages 408-410

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