Octavia Ann McNeal

16 January 1896–13 September 1988 (Age 92)
Towanda, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Octavia Ann

When Octavia Ann McNeal was born on 16 January 1896, in Towanda, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Lenson E McNeal, was 32 and her mother, Mary May Carpenter, was 25. She married Leonard Roy Andrus on 27 October 1915, in Burlington, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Towanda Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Burlington, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 13 September 1988, in Towanda, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Burlington, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Roy Andrus
1893–1951
Octavia Ann McNeal
1896–1988
Marriage: 27 October 1915
Harry R. Andrus
1917–1984
Harold Leonard Andrus
1921–2011
Hugh Dean Andrus
1923–1984
Helen Andrus
1925–1992
Roy D. Andrus
1928–2011

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 October 1915
Burlington, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1863–1937Male

    Mary May Carpenter

    Female1870–1946Female

siblings

(3)

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1920

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

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of McNeil .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Octavia Andrus in household of Lenard Andrus, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Octavia A Andeus in household of Leonard A Andeus, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Octavia Andrus in household of Leonard R Andrus, "United States Census, 1930"

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