Elgia Andrews

1855–
Sunfield Twp, Eaton, Michigan, USA

The Life of Elgia

When Elgia Andrews was born in March 1855, her father, George Washington Andrews, was 49 and her mother, Sophronia, was 42. She lived in Sunfield, Eaton, Michigan, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Andrews
1805–1890
Sophronia
1813–1892
Helen Andrews
1833–
Harvey W. Andrews
1836–1868
Carlos Andrews
1840–1864
Glorvinia Esther Andrews
1844–1864
Euretta Andrews
1849–1862
Elgia Andrews
1855–

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 24

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1886

Age 31

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

Sources (1)

  • Elgia Andrews in household of George W Andrews, "United States Census, 1860"

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