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JACKSON, Andrew 1st MI SS Co. K

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Modified: 2011/06/02 13:26 by plhamp - Categorized as: Military


  • Home: Wayne County
  • Enlisted: 10 January 1864 at Wayne County, Michigan
  • Age At Enlistment: 27 years
  • Term: 3 years
  • Mustered In: 1 October 1864 Co. K, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters
  • Rank In: Private
  • Mustered Out: 15 June 1865 at Washington DC

Source: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in The Civil War 1861-1865 Michigan Adjutant General Dept. Call No. E514.3 M62 V. 44 First Michigan Sharpshooters


Alternate spellings of Last Name:



Muster Out Rolls

  • Name: JACKSON, Andrew
  • County of Residence: Wayne
  • Muster Out Date: June 15 1866
  • Remarks: Mustered Out

Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Michigan, For The Years 1865-66, Vol. III


1890 Veteran Census

none found


1894 Michigan State Veteran Census

none found


1883 Pensioners Michigan

none found


Pension Card

  • JACKSON Andrew
  • Late Rank: -
  • Co. K 1 Reg. Mich S.S.
  • Date Of Filing: 1891 August 11
  • Invalid: Application No. 1047.134 Certificate No. 787.903
  • Widow: Application No. 589.010 Certificate: 400.429
Widow not named on card.

Source: NARA Film T289 Roll 244 Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861-1900


Non Military Vital Record Data

Note: This name is very common and thus hard to research. The census data from 1840 to 1900 turned up nothing, that referred to a Andrew Jackson in this age range in Wayne County. Michigan State Death Records also had the same problems. One Andrew Jackson was found dying in Nottawa Twp., Isabella Co., but the age was off and date before 1891. Another Andrew Jackson died March 21, 1908 in Denver Twp. and listed as Red. This Andrew was born Apr. 20, 1823.

Edward Andrew Jackson

  • Birth Date: July 4, 1837
  • Birth Place: Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York
  • Death Date: December 23, 1893
  • Death Place: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
  • Burial Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim, Kent, Ontario, Canada
  • Parents: Peter and Hannah (Anna) Jackson
  • Marriage: August 30, 1866
  • Marriage Place: Chatham, Ontario, Canada
  • Wife: Anna Sophia Nichols
    • Children:
    • Laura Ada Jackson
    • Howard Bartlett Jackson
    • Edith Anne Jackson
    • Orilla Mae Jackson b. 30 June 1873 in Essex County, Ontario, Canada
    • Alice Louise Jackson
    • Edward Andrew Jackson
    • Harriett Sophia Jackson
    • George Henry Jackson
    • Mary Ellen Jackson
    • Lillian Isabelle Jackson


Note From Grandaughter

I was checking out the Native Americans in Michigan web site. It has been a while since I logged onto this site and I see that you have posted information on veterans. I can fill in the blanks you have for Andrew Jackson who served in Co. K of the 1st Michigan Volunteer Sharpshooters. Your notes show that you were trying to trace his locations but were not having any luck. The problem is is that his name was Edward Andrew Jackson and he went by Edward, except for his military service. I’m not sure why. There is some question if his name was Edward Andrew or Andrew Edward, but he was always listed as Edward on census and other records.

Edward is my gggrandfather . He was born July 4, 1837 in Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York. He died December 23, 1893 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. He lived most of his live in Ontario Canada and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim, Kent, Ontario. His parents were Peter and Hannah Jackson. His mother Hannah was supposedly a full-blooded native American. I have not been able to find any information on his parents as yet, but Edward was described as an Indian in his marriage affidavit included in his pension records. He married Anna Sophia Nichols on August 30, 1866 in Chatham, Ontario. He and Anna had ten children: Laura Ada Jackson
Howard Bartlett Jackson
Edith Anne Jackson
Orilla Mae Jackson
Alice Louise Jackson
Edward Andrew Jackson
Harriett Sophia Jackson
George Henry Jackson
Mary Ellen Jackson
Lillian Isabelle Jackson

In 1871 Edward and Annie are living in Harwich, Kent, Ontario. In 1881 and 1891 they are living in Blenheim, Kent, Ontario. In 1891-2 they moved to Detroit where Edward died in 1893.

Let me know if I can help any further. Lynn Kelley

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