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The Missing Generation – Clementius Swearingen Jack

One of the large errors from Matohe is a missing generation. This is really unfortunate, because it directly impacts the author’s line. It is however an easy mistake to make, because Clem Jack was really the missing son and it took a lot of piecing things together to figure out that he existed.

Clementius Swearingen Jack was the eldest son of John Jack and Lucy Smith, his exact birth date is unknown. He married a woman named Mary Elizabeth and had two children, John and George… Continue

Added by Dixie Jack Halber on August 12, 2009 at 1:37pm — No Comments

And so we begin

What will follow will be a series of articles that I've been writing on my main web page, The Halberium. I decided to reproduce them here so as to get a wider audience (I hope). Some will just be my rantings, some will be family discussion. Hopefully I can find some connections out there!

Added by Dixie Jack Halber on August 4, 2009 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Setting the Record Straight: "Matohe – A Labour of Love" and Jack genealogy

A book was published in 1988 chronicling the genealogy of several Bath County Virginia families including the Jack line. This was the first and thus far only record the Bath county Jacks published and is used by Jack researchers around the country and the trees from it are published on various genealogy websites for researchers. Unfortunately, with all apologies to Cathy Smoot Carson, it is also wrong.

Matohe - A Labour of Love traces the Bath County Jacks back to a German… Continue

Added by Dixie Jack Halber on August 4, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments




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