Sallie Ann Jackson

Sallie Ann Jackson, wife of William David Williams, was the mother of William David [Willie] Williams, John David Williams and Charles Thomas Wade Williams. She was born on January 12, 1862 and died on January 26 1913. She is buried in the Jackson Family Cemetery on Arlington Street in Rocky Mount, N.C. Her husband, who survived for another 18 years and never remarried, is buried with her. Several infant children are buried in the Jackson cemetery with Sallie and William David and are probably their children. They are M.S. Williams [1889] is identified as their son. Also buried in their plot are Nannie Williams, died 1891 at 7 months, Sallie B., l903 at 6 months.

Sallie is believed to be the daughter of James Henry Jackson. James Henry Jackson is believed to be the son of Micajah Jackson who is buried in the Jackson Cemetery. Micajah was married at least three times, to Temperance Ricks, Sally Williams and Frances Gay. Micajah was born on September 13, 1806 and died on February 15, l882.

Others of Sallie Ann Jackson's relatives are buried in the Jackson Family Cemetery. A complete list of marked graves in the Jackson cemetery in Rocky Mount is included in the family notes section.


Jackson Cemetery records

The Jackson Cemetery in Rocky Mount is listed in the Works Progress Administration [WPA] survey of 1938. It indicates about 140 markers at that  time. There have been at least 15 people buried there since 1940.