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Andrew Jackson is born in Waxhaw, S.C., the third child of Andrew Jackson, Sr., and Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson. Former linen weavers, Jackson's parents immigrated to the U.S. from northern Ireland in 1765, part of a larger Scotch-Irish trans-Atlantic migration. They established a small log-cabin homestead in Carolina mountain country near Twelve Mile Creek. Andrew Jackson, Sr., died shortly before the birth of his namesake son. Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson, left a widow with the care of three young boys,
Jackson is schooled by local clergymen.
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