Orvil L. Andrews

Male6 February 1898–5 January 1986

Brief Life History of Orvil L.

When Orvil L. Andrews was born on 6 February 1898, in Decatur, Kansas, United States, his father, Lewis Andrews, was 26 and his mother, Sylvia Millicent Sellars, was 20. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Charity Fay Nelson. He lived in Atwood Township, Rawlins, Kansas, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. He died on 5 January 1986, in Atwood, Rawlins, Kansas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Atwood Fairview Cemetery, Atwood, Rawlins, Kansas, United States.

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Orvil L. Andrews
1898–1986
Charity Fay Nelson
1904–2001
Rev James Leroy Andrews
1924–2002
Rosalie June Andrews
1930–2008

Sources (12)

  • Orvil Andrews, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Orvil L Andrews, "Kansas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Orvil Andrews, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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