Claude Joseph Andrews

Brief Life History of Claude Joseph

When Claude Joseph Andrews was born on 1 December 1879, in Olean, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Henry Andrews, was 35 and his mother, Maria C. Burgess, was 34. He married Lodema Abigail Wickwire on 20 June 1907. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 13 August 1945, at the age of 65.

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Claude Joseph Andrews
Lodema Abigail Wickwire
Marriage: 20 June 1907
Gordon Wesley Andrews
Richard Joseph Andrews

Sources (7)

  • Claud J Andrews, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claude J Andrews in entry for Gordon W Andrews and Beatrice E William, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Claude J Andrews, "United States Census, 1940"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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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