Andrew Hunter Land

24 November 1866–26 July 1953 (Age 86)
Campbell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Andrew Hunter

When Andrew Hunter Land was born on 24 November 1866, in Campbell, Virginia, United States, his father, Charles Hunter Land, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Martin, was 26. He married Eliza Catherine Evans on 27 September 1894, in Campbell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in DeLand, Volusia, Florida, United States in 1910 and Oroville, Butte, California, United States in 1930. He died on 26 July 1953, in Butte, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Oroville, Butte, California, United States.

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Andrew Hunter Land
Eliza Catherine Evans
Marriage: 27 September 1894
Mary Lucile Land
Charles Hunter Land
Jacob Golden Land
Alice Evans Land
John Daniel Land
Sarah E Land
William Brooke Land
Robert Benjamin Land

Spouse and Children

27 September 1894
Campbell, Virginia, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Hunter Land


    Sarah Elizabeth Martin




    Lona Ann Cyrus



    Eldrige Walker Land



    Alice Christian Land


World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 3

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: topographic name from Old English land, Middle High German lant, ‘land’, ‘territory’.This had more specialized senses in the Middle Ages, being used to denote the countryside as opposed to a town or an estate.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a forest glade, Middle English, Old French la(u)nde, or a habitational name from Launde in Leicestershire or Laund in West Yorkshire, which are named with this word.3 Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads so named, from Old Norse land ‘land’, ‘territory’ (see 1 above).

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

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Sources (3)

  • A H Land, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Andrew H Lund in household of Charles H Lund, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Andrew H Land in household of John A Land, "United States Census, 1870"

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