When Walter B Andrews was born on 23 May 1881, in Licking Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, his father, Joseph Andrews, was 22 and his mother, Arthelia Ann Crumrine, was 22. He married Dessa Leora Farnsworth on 26 February 1902, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Newark, Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States for about 40 years. He died on 16 January 1945, in Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States.
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.