Dorothy Virginia Andrews

1908–1981 (Age 73)
New Cumberland, Hancock, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Dorothy Virginia

When Dorothy Virginia Andrews was born on 3 November 1908, in New Cumberland, Hancock, West Virginia, United States, her father, John James Andrews, was 25 and her mother, Florence L. McHugh, was 23. She married Estel Saunders on 18 March 1931, in Jefferson, Ohio, United States. She lived in Cross Creek Township, Jefferson, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Jefferson, Ohio, United States in 1981. She died on 27 November 1981, in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Wintersville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dorothy Virginia Andrews
Estel Saunders
Marriage: 18 March 1931

Spouse & Children

18 March 1931
Jefferson, Ohio, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1883–1951Male

  • Florence L. McHugh




World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Saunders in household of Estel Saunders, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorthy Andrews in household of John Andrews, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dorthy V Andrews in household of John J Andrews, "United States Census, 1930"

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