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Motivation for Richard Jackson and his family to leave their home in England:
     http://www.greatmigration.org/new_englands_great_migration.html
     . . .Concerning the Congregation of Protestant Separatists Formed at Scrooby   (scroll to bottom of pg.)


Early History of Long Island (and map) as it pertains to Richard Jackson and his son Robert:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~paxson/jackson/Jackson.index.html  (scroll down a bit)

Hempstead, Long Island, NY, History from earliest settlement to the present:
http://www.townofhempstead.org/content/tc/history.html

Geographical History of Queens County; it's villages and towns:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyqueen2/History.htm

Robert Jackson's home still standing with two later additions: http://www.townofhempstead.org/content/bz/landmarks/jackson.html

This beautiful home was built in the early 1800's by Colonel Joseph Jackson, Iron King of Morris County, for his son, Stephen Joseph Jackson and his wife, Mary Ann Gleason Jackson.  The building now serves as the Rockaway Borough Public Library and has been designated a National Historic Site: 
http://rockaway-borough-public-library-public-library-services.eggzack.com/history---museum (better link 3/2/2013)

A wonderful map of Nassau County, New York as it was when it was cut from Queens County in 1899:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mfox7/gnmap.gif 

Early History of Quakers on Long Island 1609 - 1695:
http://westburyquakers.org/qt/archive/files/1609.htm 


Religious dissenter Lady Deborah Moody set a precedent when she founded Gravesend, Long Island:
http://www.newsday.com/community/guide/lihistory/ny-history-hs304a,0,5912509.story?coll=ny-lihistory-navigation
  This link is no longer available.  Perhaps article could be found at the wayback machine.

List of Sundry Inhabitants of Hempstead, Long Island, in 1776 and their attitude toward the Revolution 
http://www.stanklos.net/?act=para&pid=6926&psname=CORRESPONDENCE%2C%20PROCEEDINGS%2C%20ETC


History of the Jackson Cemetery at Wantagh, New York: (double check these dates)
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mfox7/jackson.html

History of the Jerusalem Friends and the Cemetery:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mfox7/Jerusalem2.html

History of Glen Cove (Musketa Cove), Long Island:
http://www.nassaulibrary.org/glencove/History%20of%20Glen%20Cove.html


New Jersey Counties; map with dates of origin:
http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~windmill/html/nj%20counties.html

History of Morris County by Edmund D. Halsey; pages 331-363
http://www.gti.net/rocktwp/Rockaway.html 
(Link is broken; I'm trying to find another source.)

Influence of the "Duke's Laws":
http://www.longislandgenealogy.com/dukelaws/1.htm"


Revolutionary Petition of Patriots  Edward & his son, Stephen, signed

New Jersey Folks Migrate to North Carolina: 
(No Jacksons mentioned by name, but James and Elizabeth (Jackson) Tompkins plus 'Gen' Joseph's son, William, were among those who went.  Excellent history of this major migration.)
http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/mckstmerjersey.htm


Migration: Pennsylvania "Jersey Settlement"
http://www.uh.edu/~jbutler/gean/jerseysettlement.html


History of Knox County, Ohio 1779-1862 by A. Banning Norton:
http://www.heritagepursuit.com/Knox/Knox1862Index.htm
  (Many names of other Knox County pioneers plus the bio of Johnny Appleseed.  Johnny Appleseed story on pages 128-135.)

Pennsylvania, Ohio or Virginia/West Virginia? Reasons for the "Mason Dixon Line",  Boarder Unrest:
http://www.gamber.net/gamber/mason-dx.htm    Difficulties of getting the job done:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2002/04/0410_020410_TVmasondixon.html


Tips on Colonial Naming Customs:
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~hornbeck/naming.htm


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