Edmund Hewitt Andrews

1845–1905 (Age 60)
Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Edmund Hewitt

When Edmund Hewitt Andrews was born on 14 November 1845, in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, his father, Charles Andrews, was 25 and his mother, Charlotte Hewitt, was 24. He married Mary Rowell or Powell on 3 April 1866, in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Armada, Macomb, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 November 1905, at the age of 59, and was buried in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.

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Edmund Hewitt Andrews
Mary Rowell or Powell
Marriage: 3 April 1866
Charlotte Elizabeth Andrews
Charles Joseph Andrews

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3 April 1866
Washtenaw, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 2

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 18

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

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)

  • Edmund Andrews in household of Charles Andrews, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Edmund Andrews in household of Charles Andrews, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Edmund Andrews, "United States Census, 1880"

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