Andrew Jackson Fite

Brief Life History of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Fite was born in January 1824, in Smith, Tennessee, United States, his father, Moses Fite, was 26 and his mother, Rebecca Avant, was 24. He married Mary Elizabeth Hinsley in 1846, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Manchester Township, Dallas, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died in September 1888, in Dallas, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Dallas, Arkansas, United States.

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Andrew Jackson Fite
Mary Elizabeth Hinsley
Marriage: 1846
Helen Fite
Leathea J. Fite
Albert Fite
Mary Elizabeth Fite
Elizabeth Fite
Thomas Fite
George Washington Fite
Albert Waller Fite

Sources (3)

  • A J Fite, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Andrew Jackson Fite, "Find a Grave Index"
  • Andrew J Fate, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.


Historical Boundaries - 1845: Dallas, Arkansas, United States

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Veit or Veith or one of its Dutch variants such as Feijt and Fijt.

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

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