The gravesite of Elmer “Stonewall/Stoney” Jackson and his wife, Virginia. Jackson won two state wrestling championships at Belleville Township in 1939 and ’40, and played college and professional fooball. The father of three ran Jackson’s Tavern in Belleville. He died in 1976.
The gravesite of Elmer “Stonewall/Stoney” Jackson and his wife, Virginia. Jackson won two state wrestling championships at Belleville Township in 1939 and ’40, and played college and professional fooball. The father of three ran Jackson’s Tavern in Belleville. He died in 1976. Roger Schlueter News-Democrat
The gravesite of Elmer “Stonewall/Stoney” Jackson and his wife, Virginia. Jackson won two state wrestling championships at Belleville Township in 1939 and ’40, and played college and professional fooball. The father of three ran Jackson’s Tavern in Belleville. He died in 1976. Roger Schlueter News-Democrat
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