1881 census information for Jackson family

1881 census entries for Jackson household in Deseronto
NameGenderAgePlace of birthReligionOriginOccupation
Jackson, John M 30 USA Canadian Methodist African Farm Labourer
Jackson, Agnes F 23 Ontario Canadian Methodist African -

John Jackson was an African American barber who was living in Deseronto with his Ontario-born wife, Agnes, at the time of the 1881  census. An advertisement in the Napanee Express newspaper of 2 September 1881 featured his business (in the year that Mill Point changed its name to Deseronto):

Ad for Jackson's Tonsorial Parlor



Shaving and Hair Dressing Parlors, Main Street, Mill Point, opposite the O'Conner House. New rooms completely furnished. Shaving, hair-dressing and cutting, and shampooing in first-class style. For an easy shave or an artistic hair cut, go to Jackson's.

Main Street, Deseronto

It is not clear where John and Agnes Jackson moved to after leaving Deseronto.