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  1. Andrew Jackson Donelson1799 - 1871
m. 16 Sep 1824
m. 10 Nov 1841
Facts and Events
Name Andrew Jackson Donelson
Gender Male
Birth[1] 25 Aug 1799 Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Marriage 16 Sep 1824 Tennesseeto Emily Tennessee Donelson
Marriage 10 Nov 1841 to Elizabeth Martin
Death[1] 26 Jun 1871 Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United StatesPeabody Hotel
Reference Number? Q505379?
Burial? Elmwood Cemetery

Andrew grew up in the home of his aunt Rachel Donelson Jackson and her husband, future President Andrew Jackson. As an adult, he served as President Jackson's private secretary, while his wife Emily served as secretary. He remained active in politics after Jackson's retirement, and was eventually nominated to the Whig Party ticket as Vice President in 1856.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Andrew Jackson Donelson.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Andrew Jackson Donelson, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.