Edith Louise Andrews

1913–1984 (Age 70)
South Clinton Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Edith Louise

When Edith Louise Andrews was born on 28 September 1913, in South Clinton Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States, her father, George David Andrews Sr., was 36 and her mother, Lessie Virginia Merritt, was 28. She married George Franklin Ellis about 1935, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 15 April 1984, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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Edith Louise Andrews
George Franklin Ellis
Marriage: about 1935
Bobbie Lee Ellis

Spouse & Children

about 1935
Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States


  • Bobbie Lee Ellis


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 5

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Louise Jordan in household of Thomas Jordan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louise Anders in household of William T Jordan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louise Edith Andrews in entry for Katherine Mary Andrews, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"

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