Jacob Gardner Andrus

18 December 1892–14 November 1972 (Age 79)
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob Gardner

When Jacob Gardner Andrus was born on 18 December 1892, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Alma Andrus, was 35 and his mother, Serena Gardner, was 32. He married Phoebe Minerva Stone on 19 December 1917, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 14 November 1972, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Gardner Andrus
1892–1972
Phoebe Minerva Stone
1893–1974
Marriage: 19 December 1917
Bernice Andrus
1920–1925
Reed Stone Andrus
1921–2004
Viola Laree Andrus
1922–2009
Elden Gardner Andrus
1923–2012
Maurine Andrus
1925–1999
Bonnie Andrus
1928–1996
Anna Lucile Andrus
1929–2021

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1917Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1909 · Pioneer Park Opens
    Age 17
    A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Andrews .History: William Andrus came to Boston in 1635 and moved to New Haven in 1639, where he died in 1676.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Andrews
    Andruss

    Story Highlight

    A Short History of Jacob G. Andrus and tributes from his grandchildren

    Jacob Gardner Andrus As dictated to Anna Andrus Kempton, Daughter Around the year 1966 I asked dad to write his history, of course he didn’t, so I asked him some questions and the following was qui …

    Sources (37)

    • Jacob Gardner Andrus, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • J.G Andrus, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Jake Andrus in entry for Elden Gardner Andrus, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

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