Andrew Jackson Dyke

1825–1869 (Age 43)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Dyke was born on 17 April 1825, in Alabama, United States, his father, Thaddeus Duck, was 35 and his mother, Sele " Celia" Mullins, was 31. He married Drucilla Emeline Harper about 1848, in Shelby, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Claiborne, Louisiana, United States in 1860. He died on 18 February 1869, at the age of 43.

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Andrew Jackson Dyke
Drucilla Emeline Harper
Marriage: about 1848
Mary Louisa Dyke
Orlean Dyke
B. H. Dyke
James H. Dyke
Leroy Dyke
Albert Pierce Dyke
Jane Orlean Dyke
Berie Cadick Dyke
W Shay Dyke
Craten Louis Dyke

Spouse & Children

  • Male1825–1869Male

  • Drucilla Emeline Harper


about 1848
Shelby, Alabama, United States


  • Mary Louisa Dyke


  • James H. Dyke


  • Leroy Dyke


  • Albert Pierce Dyke


  • Orlean Dyke


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World Events (7)

1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 1

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English diche, dike, Old English dīc ‘dike’, ‘earthwork’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a ditcher or a topographic name for someone who lived by a ditch or dike. The medieval dike was larger and more prominent than the modern ditch, and was usually constructed for purposes of defense rather than drainage.2 Americanized spelling of Dutch Dijk ( see Dyck ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • A J Dyke, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Andrew J Dyke in entry for Berie Cad* Burton, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • Andrew J. Dyke, "Find A Grave Index"

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