Andrew Jackson Davidson Sr.

Malebefore 1815–4 June 1885

Brief Life History of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Davidson Sr. was born before 1815, in Butler, Ohio, United States, his father, James Davidson, was 35 and his mother, Mary Doty, was 31. He married Mary Martin on 31 August 1843, in Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Greene Township, Woodford, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 4 June 1885, in Eldred, Greene, Illinois, United States.

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Andrew Jackson Davidson Sr.
before 1815–1885
Rebecca Cummings
Marriage: 20 November 1851
Elizabeth Davidson
James Henry Davidson
George Davidson
John Perry Davidson
Nancy B. Davidson
Robert Moses Davidson
Andrew Jackson Davidson II
Nancy E Davidson

Sources (11)

  • A. J. Davidson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Andrew Jackson Davidson Sr. - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Andrew Jackson Davidson Sr.
  • Andrew J. Davidson, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 November 1851Greene, Illinois, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 4

    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. 


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries: 1821: Greene, Illinois, United States

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 21

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name David + -son. As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.

    Irish (Down) and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt .

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Davidsson: patronymic from the personal name David .

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

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