Bethana A Andrews

15 May 1829–28 October 1900 (Age 71)
West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Bethana A

When Bethana A Andrews was born on 15 May 1829, in West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Jonathan Andrews, was 28 and her mother, Roby M. Sweet, was 26. She married Joseph Newman Pendleton on 22 July 1855, in Houston, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Cumberland, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died on 28 October 1900, in Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States.

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Joseph Newman Pendleton
Bethana A Andrews
Marriage: 22 July 1855
Sarah Roby Pendleton
Joseph Norman Pendleton
Frances Naomi Pendleton
Jessie Thankful Pendleton
Bethana Anstis DeQuincy Pendleton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 July 1855Houston, Minnesota, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 6
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    Age 29
    Minnesota is the 32nd state.

    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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    Sources (13)

    • Bethana Andrews in entry for Naomi F Pendleton, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Bethena Pendleton in household of Joseph N Pendleton, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Bethana Andrews in entry for Edwin Boughton Taylor, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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