Bethana A Andrews

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

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

22 July 1855
Houston, Minnesota, United States



    Joseph Norman Pendleton


    Frances Naomi Pendleton


    Jessie Thankful Pendleton


    Bethana Anstis DeQuincy Pendleton


Parents and Siblings



    Burton Sweet Andrews



    Phoebe Sweet Andrews


    Thankful Andrews


    Joanna Andrews


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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: 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 .)

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bethena Pendleton in household of Joseph N Pendleton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Bathang Andrews in household of Jonathan Andrews, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Bethana Pendelton in household of John Aersh, "Minnesota Territorial Census, 1857"

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