Theodore M. Drew

1855–1929 (Age 73)
Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Theodore M.

When Theodore M. Drew was born on 24 February 1855, in Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Barnette Drew, was 31 and his mother, Susan Williams, was 28. He married Julia Etta Riggs on 27 August 1879. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Vernon Township, Sussex, New Jersey, United States for about 40 years. He died on 12 January 1929, in Warwick, Warwick, Orange, New York, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Warwick, Warwick, Orange, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Theodore M. Drew
1855–1929
Julia Etta Riggs
1862–1933
Marriage: 27 August 1879
Sarah Sidman Drew
1880–1952
Frances Emily Drew
1882–1883
Theodore Drew Jr
1884–1963
Marion Riggs Drew
1887–1946
Leon Judson Drew
1889–1953
Irving Elias Drew
1891–1951
Ethel Roberta Drew
1893–
Mary Caroline Drew
1895–1896
Arthur B. Drew
1898–1898
William Everitt Drew
1899–1899
Marjorie Riggs Drew
1900–1960
Ina Julia Drew
1904–1999
Ardelia Etta Drew
1907–1982

Spouse & Children

  • Male1855–1929Male

  • Julia Etta Riggs

    Female1862–1933Female

MARRIAGE
27 August 1879
children

(13)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 6

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 20

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

French: Some people derive this name from the ancient name Drogo. Sometimes it is from the Old French "dru," "drud," or "drue," which could mean various things, such as "fort," "robuste," "amant," "galant," or faithful friend or companion. At other times, it is an abbreviation of Andrew.

Sources (3)

  • Theodore M Drew, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Theodore Drew, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Theodore Drew, "United States Census, 1920"

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