Edward Leigh Andrews

1929–2008 (Age 79)
Fulton, Oswego, New York, United States

The Life of Edward Leigh

When Edward Leigh Andrews was born on 2 March 1929, in Fulton, Oswego, New York, United States, his father, Charles Andrews, was 28 and his mother, Thelma Mildred LeRoy, was 25. He lived in Oswego, New York, United States in 1935 and Volney, Volney, Oswego, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 12 May 2008, in Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, United States, at the age of 79.

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Charles Andrews
Thelma Mildred LeRoy
Kenneth L. Andrews
Jean E. Andrews
Edward Leigh Andrews

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 12

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.

Age 21

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

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 (2)

  • Leigh Andrews in household of Charles Andrews, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward L Andrews in household of Charles E Andrews, "United States Census, 1940"

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