President Andrew Johnson

M, #10622, b. 29 December 1808, d. 31 July 1875
Father*Jacob Johnson1 b. 1778, d. 1812
Mother*Mary (Polly) McDonough1 b. 1783, d. 1856
ReferenceAJohnson-001

Names and TItles

Titled: Vice President of the United States (Andrew Johnson) on 4 March 1865.
Titled: 17th President of the United States (Andrew Johnson) on 15 April 1865.
     President Andrew Johnson was born on 29 December 1808 in Raleigh, North Carolina, to, son of Jacob Johnson and Mary (Polly) McDonough.1 President Andrew Johnson was the son of Jacob Johnson and Mary (Polly) McDonough.1 President Andrew Johnson married Eliza McCardle on 17 May 1827 in Warrensburg, Greene County, Tennessee.1 President Andrew Johnson died on 31 July 1875 in Carter's Station, Tennessee, at age 66.1 He was buried in Greenville, Tennessee.1
     Andrew's father Jacob Johnson died in 1812.1 President Andrew Johnson became the father of Martha Johnson on 25 October 1828.1 President Andrew Johnson became the father of Charles Johnson on 19 February 1830.1 President Andrew Johnson became the father of Mary Johnson on 8 May 1832.1 President Andrew Johnson became the father of Robert Johnson on 22 February 1834.1 Andrew's daughter was married at wedding of Mary Johnson and Daniel Stover on 27 April 1852 in Greeneville, Tennessee.1 President Andrew Johnson became the father of Andrew (Frank) Johnson on 5 August 1852.1 Andrew's daughter was married at wedding of Martha Johnson and David Trotter Patterson on 13 December 1855 in Greeneville, Tennessee.1 Andrew's mother Mary (Polly) McDonough died in 1856.1 Andrew's son Charles Johnson died on 4 April 1863 in Nashville, Tennessee.1 Was never elected; became president upon the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Was in office 1865-1869. Is the only man in american history to attain all 4 kinds of public office - legislative, judicial, military, and executive - and was both Vice-President and President, yet he had no formal schooling. He was a tailor by trade, and his wife taught him to read and write.1 President Andrew Johnson became Vice President of the United States under President Abraham Lincoln on 4 March 1865 replacing Vice President Hannibal Hamlin. President Andrew Johnson became President of the United States on 15 April 1865 replacing President Abraham Lincoln. President Andrew Johnson was replaced as President of the United States by President Ulysses S. Grant on 4 March 1869. Andrew's son Robert Johnson died on 22 April 1869 in Greenville, Tennessee.1

Family

Eliza McCardle b. 4 October 1810, d. 15 January 1876
Children
Last Edited1 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.