Robert Howard Andrus

31 July 1896–25 August 1986 (Age 90)
Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Howard

When Robert Howard Andrus was born on 31 July 1896, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Robert Andrus, was 22 and his mother, Lovenia Evelyn Bawden, was 24. He married Elva Lovina Dixon on 18 December 1924, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ucon, Bonneville, Idaho, United States for about 10 years and Ucon Election Precinct, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 25 August 1986, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Ucon, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Howard Andrus
Elva Lovina Dixon
Marriage: 18 December 1924
Dora Lee Andrus

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1924Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1900 · Idaho Falls incorporates
    Age 4
    After the name change to attract farmers, the newly named city of Idaho Falls is recognized by the Federal government.
    Age 24
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    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

    Uncle Howard and the Bus by Michele Law

    Family History Data Base Note from Michele Law Uncle Howard and the Bus I knew Robert Howard Andrus as my grandmother's ancient brother, Uncle Howard. My grandmother, Sarah Jane Andrus, loved her brot …

    Sources (34)

    • Robert H Andrus in household of Robert Andrus, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Robert Howard Andrus, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Robert Howard Andrus, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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