Amy Andrews

1892–1977 (Age 85)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Amy

When Amy Andrews was born on 16 March 1892, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, George Hudson Andrews, was 27 and her mother, Martha Lizzie Troutman, was 26. She died on 1 November 1977, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

George Hudson Andrews
1865–1913
Martha Lizzie Troutman
1865–1937
Amy Andrews
1892–1977
Austin Andrews
1895–1955
Edna Selma Andrews
1897–1987
Florence Andrews
1897–1971
Grace Ida Andrews
1900–1960

Parents & Siblings

  • George Hudson Andrews

    Male1865–1913Male

  • Martha Lizzie Troutman

    Female1865–1937Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

The  Chicago World's Fair was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to construct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the inventions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 .)

Possible Related Names

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

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