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Belmont Mansion




1857 – December - She was mentioned in a letter by Adelicia, from Louisiana, as taking care of the baby. This letter was written to family in Tennessee and it was clear that they knew Frances.

1860 – April – Adelicia mentioned in a letter that the baby (likely Pauline) had two new teeth and that “Frances, as usual, made a great to do when she discovered them. Poor Frances has been very sick, but is now about again.” William later referred to her as the “family Nanny.”

Note - She is possibility the same Frances/Fanny Jackson that was Brutus’s wife. Brutus was sold in April of 1857. See also Jackson, Frances.

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