Martha Rosamond Andrews

Brief Life History of Martha Rosamond

When Martha Rosamond Andrews was born on 19 October 1894, in McHenry, Illinois, United States, her father, Luman Van Buren Andrews, was 33 and her mother, Mary Marie Renie, was 29. She married Phillip Burdell Shadle on 22 October 1913, in McHenry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Riley, McHenry, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Marengo, McHenry, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 July 1973, in McHenry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Marengo, McHenry, Illinois, United States.

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Phillip Burdell Shadle
Martha Rosamond Andrews
Marriage: 22 October 1913
Ruth Rosamond Shadle
Philip Shadle Jr.

Sources (11)

  • Rosamond M Shadle in household of Philip Shadle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rose Andrews, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Rosamond Andrews, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Andrew , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, e.g. Polish Andrzejewski , Slovenian Andrejčič, Serbian and Croatian Andrić (see Andric ), and Czech Ondráček (see Ondracek ).

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Aindreis or Irish Mac Aindriú, see McAndrew .

History: This was a common name among the early settlers in New England. Robert Andrews emigrated in 1635 from Norwich, England, to Ipswich, MA. Even before 1635, one Thomas Andrews is recorded as being established in Hingham. A certain William Andrews was a member of John Davenport's company, which sailed from Boston in 1638 to found the New Haven colony.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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