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  1. Martha Johnson: Birth: 25 OCT 1828 in Greenville, Greene Co., TN. Death: 10 JUL 1901 in Greenville, Greene Co., TN

  2. Charles Johnson: Birth: 19 FEB 1830 in Greenville, Greene Co., TN. Death: 4 APR 1863 in Nashville, Davidson Co., TN

  3. Mary Johnson: Birth: 8 MAY 1832 in Greenville, Greene Co., TN. Death: 19 APR 1883 in Bluff City, Sullivan Co., TN

  4. Robert Johnson: Birth: 22 FEB 1834 in Greenville, Greene Co., TN. Death: 22 APR 1869 in Greenville, Greene Co., TN

  5. Andrew Johnson: Birth: 5 AUG 1852 in Greenville, Greene Co., TN. Death: 12 MAR 1879 in Elizabethon, TN


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a. Note:   JOHNSON, Andrew, (father-in-law of David Trotter Patterson), a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee and a Vice President and 17th President of the United States; born in Raleigh, N.C., on December 29, 1808; self-educated; at the age of 13 was apprenticed to a tailor; moved to Tennessee in 1826; employed as a tailor; alderman of Greeneville, Tenn., 1828-1830; mayor of Greeneville 1834-1838; member, State house of representatives 1835-1837, 1839-1841; elected to the State senate in 1841; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1853); chairman, Committee on Public Expenditures (Thirty-first and Thirty- second Congresses); did not seek renomination, having become a gubernatorial candidate; Governor of Tennessee 1853-1857; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from October 8, 1857, to March 4, 1862, when he resigned; chairman, Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses (Thirty-sixth Congress), Committee on the District of Columbia (Thirty-sixth Congress); appointed by President Abraham Lincoln Military Governor of Tennessee in 1862; elected Vice President of the United States on the Republican ticket with Abraham Lincoln in 1864 and was inaugurated on March 4, 1865; became President of the United States on April 15, 1865, upon the death of Abraham Lincoln; wide differences arising between the President and the Congress, a resolution for his impeachment passed the House of Representatives on February 24, 1868; eleven articles were set out in the resolution and the trial before the Senate lasted three months, at the conclusion of which he was acquitted (May 26, 1868) by a vote of thirty-five for conviction to nineteen for acquittal, the necessary two-thirds vote for impeachment not having been obtained; retired to his home in Tennessee upon the expiration of the presidential term, March 3, 1869; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1869 and to the House of Representatives in 1872; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1875, until his death near Elizabethton, Carter County, Tenn., July 31, 1875; interment in the Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, Greene County, Tenn. --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress


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