Andrew Jackson Vanover

MaleSeptember 1838–1944

Brief Life History of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Vanover was born in September 1838, in Letcher, Letcher, Kentucky, United States, his father, William C Vanover, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Perry, was 21. He married Mary Page on 6 February 1888, in Letcher, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pulaski, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and Pulaski, Kentucky, United States in 1860. He died in 1944, in Payne Gap, Letcher, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 106.

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Andrew Jackson Vanover
Mary Page
Marriage: 6 February 1888
Mahala Louise Vanover
William Vanover
Sarah Vanover
Joseph 'Joe' Elbert Vanover
Ellen Vanover
Virgie M Vanover

Sources (41)

  • Andrew Vanover, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Andrew Vanover - Individual or family possessions: birth: September 1838; Pulaski, Kentucky, United States
  • Andrew Vanader, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 February 1888Letcher, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 8

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1850 · 8th Most Populated State

    Age 12

    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 28

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Van Oever, a topographic name from Middle Dutch oever ‘shore, river bank’, or a habitational name for someone from a place called with this word.

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

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