Andrew Jackson: A Brief Biography

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Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767, to Andrew and Elizabeth Jackson. His father Andrew Jackson, died three days before he was born. His mother traveled across the Appalachian mountains to bury his father, making his birthplace unknown. Jackson had two older brothers, Hugh and Robert. Hugh served in the revolutionary war, he died at the battle of Stono Ferry in 1779. Robert and Andrew were captured by the British, soon after being released Robert died of smallpox. Soon then after Andrew’s mom died of cholera, leaving Andrew orphaned. The death of all of his biological family built him the become a great father. He went on to adopt children and love them, and defend them against anything.

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