Ray Bawden Andrus

12 November 1900–26 August 1988 (Age 87)
Willow Creek, Bingham, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Ray Bawden

When Ray Bawden Andrus was born on 12 November 1900, in Willow Creek, Bingham, Idaho, United States, his father, Heber Andrus, was 32 and his mother, Ann Ireland Bawden, was 30. He married Frances Charlotte Hemsley on 27 November 1925, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Ucon Election Precinct, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 26 August 1988, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Ucon, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ray Bawden Andrus
Frances Charlotte Hemsley
Marriage: 27 November 1925
Ray Bawden Andrus Jr
Heber Jay Andrus
Von Del Andrus
Richard Henry Andrus
Carlyle Leslie Andrus
Thelma Gaye Andrus

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1925Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
    Age 6
    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 23
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    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.

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    Story Highlight

    Ann Bawden Andrus - A Woman of Faith

    Ann Andrus was a woman of faith. Her husband, Heber went on a mission to the Eastern States on December 26, 1900. When he left for his mission, he and Annie had a son, Todd, who was two years old, a …

    Sources (60)

    • Ray Bawden Andrus, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Ray Bawden Andrus, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Ray Bawden Andrus, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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