Esther Andrews

1898–1972 (Age 74)
Shelby, Texas, United States

The Life of Esther

Esther Andrews was born on 4 September 1898, in Shelby, Texas, United States as the daughter of John Henry Andrews and Martha Mattie Elizabeth Cox. She had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with James Kelly Adams. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Walker, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 8 September 1972, in Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Esther Andrews
James Kelly Adams
Margaret Adams
Dwayne Adams
Alfred H Adams
James Adams
Melber Erline Adams
Harvis Adams

Spouse & Children



  • Margaret Adams


  • Alfred H Adams


  • James Adams


  • Melber Erline Adams


  • Harvis Adams


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • John Henry Andrews


  • Martha Mattie Elizabeth Cox




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 20

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Esther Adams in household of James K Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Esther Andrews in entry for Esther Mae Adams, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Eathyl Andrews in entry for Alfred H Adams, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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