Laura Adelaide Andrews

Brief Life History of Laura Adelaide

When Laura Adelaide Andrews was born on 11 November 1873, in Malcolm, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, her father, Henry Ammah Andrews, was 23 and her mother, Frances Humpleby, was 23. She married William Henry Buker on 5 September 1892, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 11 July 1955, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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William Henry Buker
Laura Adelaide Andrews
Marriage: 5 September 1892
Hazel Mildred Buker
Bernhard Henry Buker
Reginald Wesley Buker
John Adam Buker

Sources (35)

  • Addie Rishton in household of Edward Rishton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Adelaide Laura Andrews - Government record: birth-name: Addie Andrews
  • Addie Buker, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1874: Lancaster, Nebraska, United States

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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.

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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