Eleanor Junkin Jackson

6 Mar 1825 - 22 Oct 1854
Eleanor Junkin Jackson (1824-1859) was born 6 Mar. 1825 in Lexington, Rockbridge Co., Virginia. She was the daughter of George Junkin and Julia R. Miller. She married Thomas Jonathan Jackson on 4 Aug. 1853 in Rockbridge Co., Virginia, and they had one child. She died 22 Oct. 1854. She was one of the eminent women for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.

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