Andrew Jackson Davidson Sr.

before 1815–4 June 1885 (Age 70)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Davidson Sr. was born before 1815, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Davidson, was 34 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 died on 4 June 1885, in Eldred, Greene, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70.

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Andrew Jackson Davidson Sr.
Rebecca Robinson
Marriage: 20 November 1851
Elizabeth Davidson
James Henry Davidson
George Davidson
John Perry Davidson
Nancy Davidson
Robert Moses Davidson
Andrew Jackson Davidson II
Nancy E Davidson

Spouse and Children

20 November 1851
Greene, Illinois, United States


    Elizabeth Davidson


    George Davidson


    John Perry Davidson


    Nancy Davidson


    Robert Moses Davidson


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Illinois is the 21st state.
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. 
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

1 Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name David . As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian and Danish Davidsen or Swedish Davidsson, patronymics from the personal name David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • A J Davidson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Andrew J. Davidson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • A. P. Davidson in entry for Andrew J. Davidson and Mary E. Johnson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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