Elija Bent Andrews

1874–1961 (Age 86)
Owsley, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elija Bent

When Elija Bent Andrews was born on 20 May 1874, in Owsley, Kentucky, United States, his father, William M. Andrew, was 24 and his mother, Sarah A Schoonover, was 26. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Rebecca Ann Evans. He lived in McKee, Jackson, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Magisterial District 2 Sturgeon, Jackson, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 February 1961, in Gray Hawk, Jackson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Gray Hawk, Jackson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elija Bent Andrews
Rebecca Ann Evans
Nellie N Andrew
Florence Andrew
William K. Andrew
Anna M Andrew

Spouse & Children



  • Female1898–1979Female

  • Florence Andrew


  • Male1904–1980Male

  • Anna M Andrew


Parents & Siblings

  • William M. Andrew


  • Sarah A Schoonover




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1888 · ""

Age 14

Historical Boundaries - 1888: Owsley, Kentucky, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (3)

  • Elisha B Andrew in household of William Andrew, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Benton Andrew, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Benton Andrew, "United States Census, 1920"

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