Andrew Jackson Neely

about 1837–27 December 1861 (Age 24)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Neely was born about 1837, in Georgia, United States, his father, William Adrian Neely, was 37 and his mother, Mary Polly Parks, was 22. He married Bettie A. Bailey on 11 April 1867, in Coweta, Georgia, United States. He lived in Campbell, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 December 1861, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 24.

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Andrew Jackson Neely
1837–1861
Bettie A. Bailey

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1838 · Orders No. 25 Removes Cherokees

Age 1

A small group of Cherokees from Georgia voluntarily migrated to the Indian Territory. The remaining Cherokees in Georgia resisted the mounting pressure to leave. In 1838, U.S. President Martin Van Buren ordered U.S. troops to remove the Cherokee Nation. The troops gathered the Cherokees and marched them and other Native Americans from North Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama along what is now known as “The Trail of Tears.” Approximately 5,000 Cherokees died on their way to Indian Territory.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 7

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McNeely .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew J Nealy in household of Mary Nealy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jackson Neeley in household of Wm Neeley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jackson Neely, "Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967"

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