Esther Andrews

1892–1974 (Age 82)
Oconomowoc, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Andrews was born on 3 June 1892, in Oconomowoc, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Nels Martin Andrews, was 30 and her mother, Henrietta Strem, was 29. She married Victor Ludwig Rhoda in 1924. She lived in Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States in 1892. She died on 22 June 1974, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Oconomowoc, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Esther Andrews
Victor Ludwig Rhoda
Marriage: 1924

Spouse & Children


Parents & Siblings

  • Nels Martin Andrews


  • Henrietta Strem




World Events (8)

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 15

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
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.

Sources (3)

  • Esther Andrews in household of Martins Andrews, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Esther Andrews Rohda, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Esther Andrews, "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"

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