Edwin Ruthven Andrews

1846–1884 (Age 38)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Edwin Ruthven

When Edwin Ruthven Andrews was born on 1 January 1846, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, John Vermillion Andrews, was 27 and his mother, Aurilla Saxton, was 22. He married Jane Virginia Harron on 7 November 1865, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Rockport Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 31 May 1884, in Lakewood, Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Ruthven Andrews
Jane Virginia Harron
Marriage: 7 November 1865
Jay Collins Andrews
Frank French Andrews
George A Andrews
Edwin R Andrews Esq

Spouse & Children

7 November 1865
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


  • Jay Collins Andrews


  • Frank French Andrews


  • Male1872–1952Male

  • Male1882–1951Male

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World Events (8)


Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati Railroad

Age 5

The Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati Railroad started running in February 1851, 15 years after it was charted for construction. It later absorbed a small bankrupt railroad in 1861 to help expand its services beyond just Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati. In May 1868, the railroad merged with the Bellefontaine Railway to connect the current cities with Indianapolis.
1860 · Perry Monument on Public Square

Age 14

The Perry Monument was erected at the center of Public Square to commemorate the victory of the Battle of Lake Erie by Oliver Hazard Perry. It was Ohio's first monumental sculpture. It has since been moved to Fort Huntington Park.

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.

Story Highlight

Some Ohio history of the Andrews and Harrons

From: http://www.lkwdpl.org/history/5biographyA-F.htm#0:1: 32:1 ANDREWS FAMILY MRS. TOWNSEND'S SCRAP BOOK (Page 7) From the time of the Civil War, very little was done in general farming along t …

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Sources (3)

  • Edwin Andrews in household of John L Andrews, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Edwin R Andrews in household of John V Andrews, "United States Census, 1860"
  • E R Andrews, "United States Census, 1870"

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