Birth: Raleigh, North Carolina, December 29, 1808.
Ancestry: Scotch-Irish and English.
Marriage: Greeneville, Tennessee, May 5, 1827 to Eliza McCardle, who was born in Leesburg, Tennessee, October 4, 1810. Eliza died in Greene County, Tennessee, January 15, 1876 and is buried at Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, Tennessee.
Children: Martha (1828-1901); Charles (1830-1863); Mary (1832-1883); Robert (1834-1869); Andrew (1852-1879).
Home: Greeneville, Tennessee.
Religion: No specific denomination, however admired the Baptist principles of church government.
Occupation before Presidency: Tailor, legislator.
Pre-Presidential Offices: Alderman; Mayor; Member of Tennessee Legislature; Member of U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate; Governor of Tennessee; Vice President.
Age at Inauguration: 56
Johnson Administration: Vice President: None, Inauguration April 15, 1865, Kirkwood House, Washington, D.C.
Occupation after Presidency: Senator
Death: Carter County, Tennessee, July 31, 1875.
Cause of Death: Stroke at age 66.
Place of Burial: Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, Tennessee.