James Andrews

1824–1910 (Age 86)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James

When James Andrews was born in 1824, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Ezra Andrews, was 37 and his mother, Mary Louisa Langdon, was 23. He married Achsa Ann Van Patten on 21 September 1853, in Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Lind, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1860 and Lebanon, Smith, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died on 15 March 1910, in Auburn, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Sheridan Cemetery, Auburn, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Andrews
Achsa Ann Van Patten
Marriage: 21 September 1853
Belle Maria Andrews
Elizabeth "Libbie" Andrews
Ada Andrews
Ida Andrews
John Andrews
May Andrews

Spouse & Children

  • Male1824–1910Male

  • Achsa Ann Van Patten


21 September 1853
Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States


  • Belle Maria Andrews


  • Elizabeth "Libbie" Andrews


  • Ada Andrews


  • Ida Andrews


  • Male1867–1953Male

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 6

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 39

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)

  • James Andrews, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jas Andrews, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Andrews in entry for Flora A Harkins, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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