Andrew Jackson Davis

1815–1846 (Age 31)
Pilot Mountain, Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Davis was born on 15 January 1815, in Pilot Mountain, Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, Reece William Davis, was 24 and his mother, Martha Patsy Harris, was 26. He married Norah Alleman on 29 March 1838. He died on 6 March 1846, at the age of 31.

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Andrew Jackson Davis
Norah Alleman
Marriage: 29 March 1838

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29 March 1838
Surry,North Carolina

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World Events (7)

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 10

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.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Davis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Unknown, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Andrew J. Davis, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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