James JACKSON b. 1832, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland son of Thomas JACKSON and Elizabeth McLOUGHLAND was married in 1856 at Heywood, Vic. to Ann WHITE, b. 1837, Roscrea Ireland, daughter of Joseph WHITE and Mary REID.

"Mr James JACKSON; when he was 9 years old, he, with his parents and brother, left Ireland and arrived at Sydney. Later he was head stockman, and broke in horses on Mr Edward HENTY's station. Mrs Jackson (formerly Anne WHITE) came from Ireland to Portland when 18 years old. She was married and went to Muntham. They lived there for 10 years, four sons being born there. He and his wife then moved to Sandford for a short period, when they made their home at Gum Creek. There was a school-house at Gum Creek in those days, and church services were held there until the building was blown down in a hurricane. After wards a service was held in a house on Mr Jackson's property. A year or so later the school was built at Henty. Mr Cuthbert Fetherstonhaugh was on Muntham while Mr and Mrs JACKSON lived there. He left in 1862. Some years after he published a book names "After Many Days".
"Historic Souvenir of the Back to Merino and Henty Centenary Celebrations, Nov 11th - 15th 1937"

James JACKSON died in 1900 at Sandford and his wife Ann died in 1909 and both are bureid in the Sandford Cemetery.

James JACKSON and Ann WHITE had the following known family:

  1. Thomas JACKSON b. 1857, "Muntham", Vic, d. 1919 Mooroopna, Vic.
  2. George JACKSON b. 1859, "Muntham", Vic, d. 1887, drowned in the Edwards River, Deniliquin, NSW.
  3. James JACKSON b. 1861, "Muntham", Vic, d. 1926, Sandford, Vic.
  4. William JACKSON b. 1863, "Muntham", Vic, d. 1918 Cobar, NSW.
  5. Ann JACKSON b. 1865, Sandford, Vic, d. 1924, Ballarat, Vic, m. 1912, Joseph GASPERINO 1862-1923
  6. Elizabeth JACKSON b. 1868, Sandford, Vic, d. 1933, Sandford, Vic.
  7. Joseph JACKSON b. 1870, Sandford, Vic, d. 1884, Sandford, Vic.
  8. Mary Jane JACKSON b. 1872, Sandford, Vic, d. 1959, Hamilton, Vic.
  9. Henry JACKSON b. 1876, Sandford, Vic, d. 1956, Ballarat, Vic.
    • 18 May 1916 - Groom of Sandford when he applied to enlist in the AIF
    • 9 Jun 1916 - enlisted in the AIF, Ballarat, Vic.
    • 4 Aug 1916 - discharged medically unfit due to TB.
    • Sandford War Memorial
  10. Francis JACKSON b. 1878, Sandford, Vic, d. 1943 Casterton, Vic, m. Elizabeth MUIR 1877-1944.