Andrew Jackson Johnson

1814–
Daviess, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Johnson was born in 1814, in Daviess, Indiana, United States, his father, James E. Johnson, was 22 and his mother, Anna Banks, was 20. He married Nancy Jane Horrall on 22 October 1837, in Daviess, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Veale Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Johnson
1814–
Nancy Jane Horrall
1818–1891
Marriage: 22 October 1837
Aaron Johnson
1840–
Canada or Candus Johnson
1842–
Simon Frank Johnson
1844–1923
Miles Veale Johnson
1847–1926
Hosea Johnson
1849–
Margaret Johnson
1852–
Paris Charles Johnson
1855–1909
Catherine Johnson
1857–
Arnieca Catherine Johnson
1858–1893

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 October 1837Daviess, Indiana, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1817
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries 1817: Daviess, Indiana, United States
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1846
    Age 32
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Johan, Jo(h)n (see John ) + -son. It was often interchanged with Jenson and Janson . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Norwegian, Danish, or North German Johnsen , Johannesen , Johannsen , Johansen , Jansen , Jantzen , and Jensen , Swedish Johnsson (see below), Johansson , Jonsson , and Jansson , Dutch Janssen , German Janz , Czech Jansa 1, and Slovenian Janša (see Jansa 2) and Janežič (see Janezic ). Johnson (including in the sense 2 below) is the second most frequent surname in the US. It is also the second most common surname among Native Americans and a very common surname among African Americans.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Johnsson: patronymic from the personal name John, a variant of Jon (see John ). Compare 1 above.History: Surname Johnson was brought independently to North America by many different bearers from the 17th and 18th centuries onward. Andrew Johnson (1808–75), 17th president of the US, was born in Raleigh, NC, the younger son of Jacob Johnson and Mary (or Polly) McDonough. Little is known of his ancestors. The 36th president, Lyndon B. Johnson, dates his American forebears back seven generations to James Johnston (sic) (born c. 1662) who lived at Currowaugh, Nansemond, and Isle of Wight counties, VA. — Noted early bearers also include Marmaduke Johnson (died 1674), a printer who came from England to MA in 1660; Edward Johnson (1598–1672), a colonial chronicler who was baptized at St. George's parish, Canterbury, England, and emigrated to Boston in 1630; and Sir Nathaniel Johnson (c. 1645–1713), a colonial governor of Carolina, who came from County Durham, England.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Jantzen
    John
    Jeansonne
    Jonson

    Sources (2)

    • Andrew J Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Andrew J Johnson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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