George Richard Andrews

Male22 August 1867–22 October 1943

Brief Life History of George Richard

When George Richard Andrews was born on 22 August 1867, in Blue Rapids Township, Marshall, Kansas, United States, his father, Samuel John Mills Andrews, was 31 and his mother, Louisa Maria Reynolds, was 21. He married Bessie Leora Maud Matthews on 13 December 1893, in Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Election Precinct 34, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1900 and McHenry, McHenry, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 22 October 1943, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mobile, Alabama, United States.

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George Richard Andrews
Clara Frances Matthews
Marriage: 2 June 1897
Bessie L. Andrews
Glen Andrews
Lester Lawrence Andrews
Ida Louise Andrews

Sources (15)

  • George Andrews, "United States Census, 1940"
  • G R Andrews, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • George Richard Andrews, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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  • Marriage
    2 June 1897Everett, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (4)

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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.


    Age 4

    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 23

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Andrew , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, e.g. Polish Andrzejewski , Slovenian Andrejčič, Serbian and Croatian Andrić (see Andric ), and Czech Ondráček (see Ondracek ).

    Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Aindreis or Irish Mac Aindriú, see McAndrew .

    History: This was a common name among the early settlers in New England. Robert Andrews emigrated in 1635 from Norwich, England, to Ipswich, MA. Even before 1635, one Thomas Andrews is recorded as being established in Hingham. A certain William Andrews was a member of John Davenport's company, which sailed from Boston in 1638 to found the New Haven colony.

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

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