Andrew Jackson King1,2

M, #3309, b. 25 January 1823, d. 4 September 1871
Last Edited=17 Jan 2013
Photo, which has been enhanced/restored, was taken around 1862. The photo was severly damaged, but the face and part of the uniform were intact. This was sent to this researcher by researcher John Harris.
     Andrew Jackson King, son of Thomas King III and Maria Therese Woodland, was born on 25 January 1823 at Florida Researcher Barbara Davis says that the birth year was 1828.3,4,5 Andrew Jackson King was the son of Thomas King III and Maria Therese Woodland.1

Andrew Jackson King was included in the will of Thomas King III on 13 April 1835 at Camden County, Georgia;
In the name of God Amen. I Thomas King the third late of the Territory of East Florida but now of the County of Camden and State of Georgia, knowing that I am about shortly to die, do make and publish this as my last will and testament in writing hereby revoking all and every other will or wills by me at any time heretofore made.

First, It is my will and desire that all my just debts be paid and satisfied out of my estate.

Secondly, after which as to any such worldly Estate as it has pleased God to bless me with I give, devise and bequeath all my Estate real, personal or mixed of every nature and kind and where ever situated into my beloved wife Maria King and to my beloved children, 1. Josiah King. 1. Lawrence D. King. 3. Edwin R. King. 4. Henry P. King. 5. Andrew J. King. 6. Elizabeth A. King. 7. Mary H. King. 8. Ellen M. King and to the survivors and survivors of them his or their heirs and assigns forever share and share a like.

Third, I hereby nominate constitute and appoint my beloved wife executrix and my beloved son Josiah King Executor of my last will and testament. In testimony where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this thirteenth day of April 1835.

Signed, sealed, publish and declared by this said testator to be his last will and testament who at his request and in our presence and in the presence of each other have affirmed our name as witness thereto.

William T. Hopkins Thomas King 3rd (S.S.)
Jesse Folder
Jacob L. Goodbread
George Lang.6


It is reported that Andrew Jackson King served as private in Captain Lewis Bailys mountedCompany of the First Regiment, Brigade of Florida Militia commanded by Capt. John Warren and participated in running the Seminole Indians out of the Okeefenokee Swamp.7,8


Andrew Jackson King married Alief Geiger, daughter of Jacob Geiger and Marjory (?), at Nassau County, Florida.9

Andrew Jackson King appeared on the United States census of 4 November 1850 in the household of Maria Therese Woodland at Nassau County, Florida.10

Andew Jackson, in December 1853, purchased the Kings Ferry real property from his mother, two brothers and three sisters.11,12

On 25 September 1860, Andrew Jackson King appeared on the United States Census, at Nassau County, Florida.13

Jackson King served in the 2nd Regiment of the Florida Cavalry of the Confederate Army.The unit served in Florida throughout the war. It fought at Olustee, Gainesville, and Braddock's Farm, and surrendered at Tallahassee on May 10, 1865.14

Andrew Jackson King was listed in a public notice pertaining to the disposition of matters regarding Elias Thomas Adams, the minor son of Hiram Adams aka Hiram King; This public notice was listed by the Probate Court of Clarke County, Mississippi, 1868:

To Josiah Adams, Jackson Adams, Perry Adams, Edward Adams, Mary Fox and ___ Fox her husband, Adeline Casey, and Wm. Casey her husband, of the State of Florida, and Lucy Akins, and Samuel Akins her husband, Susan Phillips, Lydia Phillips, and Pernetta Phillips whose residence is unknown.
You and each of you are hereby cited to be and personally appear before the Probate Court of Clarke County, Mississippi, at the Court House thereof, in the town of Quittman, on the first Monday of March, 1868, then and there to show cause if any you can, why the final account of John Adams, Guardian of the person and estate of Elias J. Adams should not be allowed &e.
By order of the Court, G. M. Massengale, Clerk.15

Andrew Jackson King married Elizabeth E. Godwin on 6 June 1869 at Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida.9,16

On 6 August 1870, Andrew Jackson King appeared on the United States Census, at Nassau County, Florida.17

Andrew Jackson King died on 4 September 1871 at age 48.18 and was buried at Kings Ferry Cemetery, Kings Ferry, Nassau County, Florida.18

Children of Andrew Jackson King and Alief Geiger

Children of Andrew Jackson King and Elizabeth E. Godwin

Citations

  1. [S247] Clarke County, Mississippi Probate Court, "Public Notice," Eastern Star News, Quitman, Mississippi - Public Notice, 5 issues, 1868 (15 Jan 1868 through 12 February 1868): This public notice listed the surname as Adams and it only an educated guess that this was Jackson King.. Hereinafter cited as "Public Notice."
  2. [S382] Judy Stewart Kroker, "Correspondence with Judy Kroker Regarding the King/Adams Family," (author E-Mail address private) at Orlando, Florida, to this researcher, May 2008 and following, The full given name comes from the source.. Hereinafter cited as "Correspondence - Judy Kroker."
  3. [S37] 1850 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S376] Jean Dixon Mann and Mary Wiedman Nelson, editor, The Cemeteries of Nassau County, Florida (Florida: Amelia Islad Genealogical Society, 2000), p. 119. Birth date from this source.. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Nassau County, Florida.
  5. [S429] Barbara Davis, "Family Group Sheet - Thomas King III", 28 Jan 1985 (Merkel, Texas). Part of materials gathered by King researcher Judy Kroker.. Hereinafter cited as "Family Group Sheet - Thomas King III."
  6. [S387] III, and his descendents Thomas King, Unpublished Manuscript, 23 April 1989, Compiled by Researcher Frank J. Peugh, Bryan-Lang Historical Library, Woodbine, Camden County, Georgia, page 10.
  7. [S403] "John King: Revolutionary War Soldier 1740-1804 Camden County Georgia," (MS, about 2007; Florida); Alphabetically filed, Bryan-Lang Historical Library; Woodbine, Camden County, Georgia. Hereinafter cited as "John King, Revolutionary War Soldier."
  8. [S491] Florida militia muster rolls, Seminole Indian Wars, online http://ufdc.ufl.edu//UF00047719/00002. Hereinafter cited as Florida militia muster rolls, Seminole Indian Wars.
  9. [S384] Vertical Files of Camden County Georgia Records, Miscellaneous Unpublished Records, Bryan-Lang Historical Library, Woodbine, Camden County, Georgia, Family Group Sheet compiled by Barbara Davis, Merkel, Texas, January 1985.
  10. [S37] 1850 United States Census, population schedule, Division 17, Nassau County, Florida, page 177, family 34.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  11. [S387] III, and his descendents Thomas King, Unpublished Manuscript, 23 April 1989, Compiled by Researcher Frank J. Peugh, Bryan-Lang Historical Library, Woodbine, Camden County, Georgia, p. 14.
  12. [S173] Book of Deeds, Nassau County, Florida, Deed Book D, page 207, photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  13. [S33] 1860 United States Census, population schedule, Nassau County, Florida, written page 40, family 275.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  14. [S408] Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/index.html. Hereinafter cited as Civil War soldiers and Sailors System.
  15. [S247] Clarke County, Mississippi Probate Court, "Public Notice," Eastern Star News, Quitman, Mississippi - Public Notice, 5 issues, 1868 (15 Jan 1868 through 12 February 1868): This listing ran for 5 weeks. It was originally sent to this researcher by another researcher, George Shirley.. Hereinafter cited as "Public Notice."
  16. [S399] Judy Kroker, "Family Group Sheets for Thomas King III Sons and Daughters", April, 2009 (Longwood, Florida). These family group sheets are a compilation of the research of several King and Adams family researchers., Received by e-mail from Judy Krocker April 4, 2009. Marriage date from this source.. Hereinafter cited as "King Family Group Sheets."
  17. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule, Nassau County, Florida, printed page 36, family 295.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  18. [S376] Jean Dixon Mann and Mary Wiedman Nelson, editor, The Cemeteries of Nassau County, Florida (Florida: Amelia Islad Genealogical Society, 2000), p. 119.. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Nassau County, Florida.
  19. [S399] Judy Kroker, "Family Group Sheets for Thomas King III Sons and Daughters", April, 2009 (Longwood, Florida). These family group sheets are a compilation of the research of several King and Adams family researchers., Received by e-mail from Judy Krocker April 4, 2009.. Hereinafter cited as "King Family Group Sheets."