When Andrew Jackson Wagley was born in February 1864, in Hopkins, Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Ephraim Gray Wagley, was 40 and his mother, Louisa Sabrina Nelson, was 27. He married Rena Ann Coody on 7 March 1888, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Beck, McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Beck Township, McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 25 September 1956, in Checotah, McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States.
Americanized form of Swiss German Wägli or of its variant Wägeli: metonymic occupational name for a wagon maker or cartwright, from a diminutive of German Wagen ‘wagon’.
Americanized form of German Wagler .
English: unexplained. This surname is very rare in Britain.