Rufus Andrews

9 August 1828–3 June 1863 (Age 34)
Cuyahoga Falls, Summit, Ohio, United States

The Life of Rufus

When Rufus Andrews was born on 9 August 1828, in Cuyahoga Falls, Summit, Ohio, United States, his father, Ezra Andrews, was 41 and his mother, Mary Louisa Langdon, was 27. He married Agnes Jane Volk on 29 April 1854, in Kewaunee, Kewaunee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Stiles, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. He died on 3 June 1863, in Clinton, East Feliciana, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Clinton, East Feliciana, Louisiana, United States.

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Rufus Andrews
Agnes Jane Volk
Marriage: 29 April 1854
Almira Louisa Andrews
Florence Amelia Andrews
John Rufus Andrews

Spouse and Children

29 April 1854
Kewaunee, Kewaunee, Wisconsin, United States


    Almira Louisa Andrews


    Florence Amelia Andrews



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World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 8

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Rufus Andrews, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rufus Andrews, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934"
  • Rufus Andrews in entry for John Rufus Andrews, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

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