Abigail "Amy" Anna Andrews

2 March 1807–23 September 1855 (Age 48)
Austerlitz, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of Abigail "Amy" Anna

When Abigail "Amy" Anna Andrews was born on 2 March 1807, in Austerlitz, Columbia, New York, United States, her father, Ephraim I. Andrews, was 35 and her mother, Amy Milks, was 28. She married Chester Wilcox about 1825, in Trumbull, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died on 23 September 1855, in Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Henness Cemetery, Givin, Mahaska, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Wilcox
Abigail "Amy" Anna Andrews
Marriage: about 1825
Thomas Jerome Wilcox
Ephraim Alexander "Buck" Wilcox
George Washington Wilcox
Willis Chester Wilcox
Stephen Willcox
Anna Willcox
William Mathewson Wilcox
Abigail M Willcox
Josephine Miranda Wilcox

Spouse and Children

about 1825
Trumbull, Ohio, United States


    Thomas Jerome Wilcox



    Willis Chester Wilcox


    Stephen Willcox


    Anna Willcox


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 13

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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)

  • Ana Willcox in household of Chester Willcox, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amy Wilcox, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Iowa, Find A Grave Index, 1800-2012

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