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Andrew Jackson Kuykendall

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Born: March 3, 1815

Birthplace: Gallatin County, Illinois

Father: Joseph B. Kuykendall 1786 – 1840

Mother: Mary Polly Taylor 1790 – 1822

Wife: Cynthia N. Simpson 1818 – 1909
(Buried: Vienna Fraternal Cemetery, Vienna, Illinois)​

Children:

Kizziah L. “Sarah” Kuykendall Johnson 1835 – 1916​
(Buried: Holmes Cemetery, Donnelly, Idaho)​
Mary J. Kuykendall Meade 1837 – 1869​
(Buried: Vienna Fraternal Cemetery, Vienna, Illinois)​
Lucinda B. Kuykendall 1840 – 1841​
(Buried: Double Bridges Cemetery, Simpson, Illinois)​
Joseph Benton Kuykendall 1842 – 1929​
(Buried: Vienna Fraternal Cemetery, Vienna, Illinois)​
Cordelia E. Kuykendall 1853 – 1859​
(Buried: Vienna Fraternal Cemetery, Vienna, Illinois)​
Casander Kuykendall 1857 – 1857​
(Buried: Vienna Fraternal Cemetery, Vienna, Illinois)​
Cynthia C. Kuykendall 1858 – 1861​
(Buried: Vienna Fraternal Cemetery, Vienna, Illinois)​
Andrew Jackson Kuykendall Jr. 1862 – 1863​
(Buried: Vienna Fraternal Cemetery, Vienna, Illinois)​

Political Party: Democratic Party and Republican Party

Occupation before War:


1840 – 1865: Attorney in Vienna, Illinois​
1842 – 1862: Illinois State Representative​

Civil War Career:
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1842 – 1862: Illinois State Representative​
1861 - Served less than a year in the Union Army as a Major of the 31st Illinois Infantry Regiment​
- Enlisted September 8, 1861, Resigned May 1, 1862​
1865 – 1867: United States Congressman from Illinois​
1865 – 1867: Member of House Mileage Committee​
1865 – 1867: Member House Post Offices and Post Roads Committee​

Occupation after War:

1867 – 1873: Attorney in Vienna, Illinois​
1873 – 1881: Johnson County Illinois Probate Judge​
1878 – 1882: Illinois State Senator​
1882 – 1891: Retired from Public Life and Farmer in Vienna, Illinois​

Died: May 11, 1891

Place of Death: Vienna, Illinois

Age at time of Death: 76 years old

Burial Place: Vienna Fraternal Cemetery, Vienna, Illinois
 
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