Edna Frances Andrews

1890–1980 (Age 90)
Culbertson, Hitchcock, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Edna Frances

When Edna Frances Andrews was born on 11 September 1890, in Culbertson, Hitchcock, Nebraska, United States, her father, William G Andrews, was 25 and her mother, Catherine Martha McEndaffer, was 18. She married Charles Nelson in January 1912. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Sligo, Weld, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 10 Lakeview, Montezuma, Colorado, United States in 1930. She died in December 1980, in Grover, Weld, Colorado, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edna Frances Andrews
Charles Nelson
Marriage: January 1912
Thyra Nelson
Ronald C Nelson
Keith Nelson

Spouse & Children

January 1912


  • Thyra Nelson


  • Ronald C Nelson


  • Keith Nelson


Parents & Siblings

  • William G Andrews


  • Catherine Martha McEndaffer




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 11

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 24

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edna Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna Nelson in household of Chas Nelson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna Andrews in household of James H Mcendaffer, "United States Census, 1910"

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