Wiley Huffman Andrews

1888–1965 (Age 77)
Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, United States

The Life of Wiley Huffman

When Wiley Huffman Andrews was born on 4 November 1888, in Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, United States, his father, Jasper Joseph Anders Jr, was 27 and his mother, Thursia J Bedwell, was 25. He married Ella Mae Taylor on 1 January 1918, in Grayson, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Gap Civil Township, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia, United States in 1920. He died on 29 October 1965, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Wiley Huffman Andrews
Ella Mae Taylor
Marriage: 1 January 1918
Thomas Clarence Andrews
Robert Harold Andrews
Margaret Anders
Ernest Theodore Andrews

Spouse & Children

1 January 1918
Grayson, Virginia, United States


  • Thomas Clarence Andrews


  • Robert Harold Andrews


  • Margaret Anders


  • Ernest Theodore Andrews


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+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 6

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 21

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Wiley Andrews in household of Jasper Andrews, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wiley Andrews, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wiley H Andrews, "United States Census, 1930"

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