John Whitaker Andrew

27 August 1845–13 May 1912 (Age 66)
Heywood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Whitaker

When John Whitaker Andrew was born on 27 August 1845, in Heywood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Frederick Chadwick Andrew, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Whittaker, was 23. He married Eveline Robinson Whitaker on 8 November 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Heaton Norris, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 13 May 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Whitaker Andrew
Eveline Robinson Whitaker
Marriage: 8 November 1869
John Whitaker Andrew
George Frederick Andrew
Amy Eveline Andrew
Elizabeth Whitaker Andrew
Arzella Whitaker Andrew
Alice W. Andrew
Robert Elmer Andrew

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 3
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: from the usual vernacular English form (recorded from the 13th century onward) of the New Testament Greek personal name Andreas . In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed many cognates from other languages, e.g. Czech Ondřej (see Ondrey ) and Albanian Ndreu , and also their patronymics and other derivatives (see examples at Andrews ).History: The surname Andrew was first brought to North America from England by Robert Andrew (died 1668), who settled in Boxford, MA.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Diary of Frederick Chadwick Andrew <p>. . . Friday Feb. 24th 1854. I left Stockport on the half past ten o'clock train for Heywood. I stayed at Heywood all night and left next morning on the 40 minut …

    Sources (51)

    • John W Andrew in entry for Robert Elmer Andrew, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Andrew in household of Frederick Andrew, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John W Andrew in entry for Evelyn W Andrew, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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