How old was Andrew Jackson when he got married?
Jackson was married in August 1791, age 24, to Rachel Donelson Robards. However, a technical problem about the validity of this marriage led to the ceremony being repeated in Jan 1794, when Jackson was 26.
Andrew Jackson was known as Old Hickory. He got the name "Old Hickory" from the troops he led in the war of 1812. They said he was tough as hickory, a wood which was known to be very strong and preferred for axe-handles and such. His cupporters used it in his politcal campaigns. President Andrew Jackson.
Old Hickory is definitely a suitable name for Andrew Jackson. Hickory is a plant that is very strong and tough; it represdents Andrew Jackson, because he was tough too. :) Andrew Jackson was an orphan, and he survived smallpox. He also had a bullet stuck in his chest, because the wound was too close to his heart too perform surgery. But.... he survived that too. Andrew Jackson was a strong man Like hickory :)