James Andrew Jackson Cantwell

Brief Life History of James Andrew Jackson

When James Andrew Jackson Cantwell was born in 1868, in Denton, Texas, United States, his father, John A J Cantwell, was 40 and his mother, Mary Catherine Henderson, was 33. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Denton, Texas, United States in 1870.

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John A J Cantwell
1829–1872
Mary Catherine Henderson
1835–
Sarah Cantwell
1852–
Rachel Cantwell
1853–1920
John L Cantwell
1856–1949
Leah Cantwell
1856–1935
James Andrew Jackson Cantwell
1868–

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  • James P Cantwell in household of John A Cantwell, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Irish and English (of Norman origin): probably a habitational name but no convincing origin for it has yet been identified.

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

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