Andrew Jackson Vannoy

27 March 1821–8 May 1909 (Age 88)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Vannoy was born on 27 March 1821, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jesse Vannoy, was 39 and his mother, Mary Polly Kilby, was 35. He married Mary Reeves on 7 January 1847, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 8 May 1909, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Ashe, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Vannoy
1821–1909
Mary Reeves
1829–1913
Marriage: 7 January 1847
Malinda or Sarah Vannoy
1848–1895
Charity Louise Vannoy
1850–1920
Dora Vannoy
1869–
Alfred Henderson Vannoy
1852–1930
Thomas Preston Vannoy
1853–1930
James Buchanan Vannoy
1857–1911
Amanda Catherine Vannoy
1861–1934
Mary Etta Vannoy
1862–1921
Jesse Alexander Vannoy
1865–1949

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1847Ashe, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    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.
    1830 · Trail of Tears
    Age 9
    In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
    1846
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    French: altered form of Flemish Van Oye or Van Hoye (or perhaps an Americanized form of any of their French variants, such as Vanoye, Vannoye, and Vanhoye), a habitational name for someone from a place called with Middle Dutch oye ‘(water) meadow’, as for example Hoye, near Ghent, Belgium. This form of the surname has apparently died out in France. Compare Van Hoy and Vanoy .History: According to the family tradition, the ancestors of Vannoy family were Huguenots from France who first settled in the Netherlands and later moved to North America. However, their surname is not listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors, nor in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of America.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Vanoy
    Van Hoy

    Sources (17)

    • A J Vannoy, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Andrew J Vannoy, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • A. J. Vannoy in entry for Mary Ettie Shoemaker, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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