Randolph Andrus Sr.

Brief Life History of Randolph

When Randolph Andrus Sr. was born on 19 July 1862, in Bingham Canyon, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Milo Andrus, was 48 and his mother, Adaline Alexander, was 27. He married Matilda Sandberg on 27 February 1889, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Nevada, United States in 1870 and St. George, Washington, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 24 July 1934, in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Washington City Cemetery, Washington, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Randolph Andrus Sr.
1862–1934
Matilda Sandberg
1870–1973
Marriage: 27 February 1889
Randolph "Dolph" Andrus Jr.
1890–1981
Laron Steen Andrus
1904–1996

Sources (46)

  • Randolph Andrus, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
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  • Randolph Andrus, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

World Events (8)

1863

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Andrews .

History: William Andrus came to Boston in 1635 and moved to New Haven in 1639, where he died in 1676.

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

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