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Jackson, Thomas E.

Born: 1801-1810

Flourished: 1830-1844 Sangamon County, Illinois

From at least 1830 to 1844, Jackson lived in Sangamon County, Illinois, where he was in manufacturing. In 1842, he was a partner in a shingle-manufacturing business. At least once, Jackson retained Abraham Lincoln to represent him in court.

U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Sangamon County, IL, 203; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Sangamon County, IL, 6; Jackson v. Applegate, Henkle v. Jackson & Applegate, Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009), http://www.lawpracticeofabrahamlincoln.org.