Daniel Henry Andrews

Male25 October 1850–9 March 1908

Brief Life History of Daniel Henry

When Daniel Henry Andrews was born on 25 October 1850, in Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, Philarmon Andrews, was 30 and his mother, Eliza Peterson, was 32. He had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Minne E Durfey. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Wall Township, Ford, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died on 9 March 1908, in Melvin, Ford, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Melvin Cemetery, Melvin, Ford, Illinois, United States.

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Daniel Henry Andrews
Minne E Durfey
Frankie Andrews
Fannie E Andrews
Orvil Conrad Andrews
Otis Henry Andrews
William Andrews
Alice Flora Andrews
Margaret May Aggie Andrews
Minnie S Andrews
Hazel E Andrews

Sources (25)

  • D Henry Andrews in household of H Andrews, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Daniel H. Andrews, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Daniel Andrews in entry for William Andrews, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"

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Age 9

Historical Boundaries: 1859: Ford, Illinois, United States


Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 16

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Andrew , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, e.g. Polish Andrzejewski , Slovenian Andrejčič, Serbian and Croatian Andrić (see Andric ), and Czech Ondráček (see Ondracek ).

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Aindreis or Irish Mac Aindriú, see McAndrew .

History: This was a common name among the early settlers in New England. Robert Andrews emigrated in 1635 from Norwich, England, to Ipswich, MA. Even before 1635, one Thomas Andrews is recorded as being established in Hingham. A certain William Andrews was a member of John Davenport's company, which sailed from Boston in 1638 to found the New Haven colony.

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

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