Jackson, Julia Amanda Clifford
Age: 0, credited to Brandon, VT
Service: Nurse, USV
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Birth: 12/09/1847, Watertown, WI
Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Conant Circle
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 141531938
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application 01/08/1931
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
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WRITES OBITUARY AND PASSES ON.
Julia A.C. Jackson, Spanish War Nurse, Dies From Stroke of Paralysis - Few Words in Life History.
BRANDON, Dec. 23. - The funeral of Miss Julia A.C. Jackson, Spanish war nurse, whose death occurred here yesterday morning following a stroke of paralysis Tuesday morning, will be held at St. Thomas's church Thursday morning at 9 o'clock with a requiem mass.
Before she was stricken Miss Jackson wrote her own obituary, requesting that it be published as written. It follows:
"Julia Amanda Clifford Jackson has entered into life eternal.
"She was born in Watertown, Wis.
"Her parents were Levi F. Jackson and his wife, Amanda E. Clifford.
"She was niece and adopted daughter of John Adams Conant and his wife, Caroline Dephne Holton of Brandon, Vt.
"She was a graduate of the New York Hospital Nursing school;charter member of the Lake Dunmore chapter, D.A.R., and served in the Spanish war.
"Born 1847; died 1931.
"May her soul rest in peace."
Source: Brattleboro Reformer, December 23, 1931
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.