John Daley Andrus

23 April 1842–25 March 1921 (Age 78)
Woodville, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of John Daley

When John Daley Andrus was born on 23 April 1842, in Woodville, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, Milo Andrus, was 28 and his mother, Abigail Jane Daley, was 27. He married Caroline Cynthia Weatherbee on 27 March 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Richmond Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 25 March 1921, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Daley Andrus
Caroline Cynthia Weatherbee
Marriage: 27 March 1863
Linnie Fencretta Andrus
Mary Andrus
John Harrison Andrus
James Andrus
Caroline Andrus
Etta Andrus
Milo Andrus
Stella Jane Andrus

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 March 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 3
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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

    Millennium goes to the circus!

    This short story about John Daley Andrus (1841-1921) was extracted from the history of his younger sister Millennium Andrus Fisher (1845-1922). I was so excited to see this small entry since there i …

    Sources (32)

    • John Anderson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Dailey Andrus, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • John Vanetten in household of E W Vanetten, "United States Census, 1860"

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