Amos Otis Andrews

1876–1963 (Age 87)
Campbell Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States

The Life of Amos Otis

When Amos Otis Andrews was born on 12 November 1876, in Campbell Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States, his father, Edward Andrews, was 22 and his mother, Anna Newton, was 18. He married Eva Mabel Culver on 31 January 1904, in Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Carlton, Barry, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 6 November 1963, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Otis Andrews
Eva Mabel Culver
Marriage: 31 January 1904
Donald Culver "Jack" Andrews
Harold Kay Andrews Sr
Lyle Kenneth Andrews

Spouse & Children

  • Male1876–1963Male

  • Eva Mabel Culver


31 January 1904
Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada


Parents & Siblings

  • Edward Andrews


  • Anna Newton




  • Male1876–1963Male

  • Adelia Andrews


World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 3

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Erma O Andrews, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Amos O Andrews, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amos Andrews in household of Edward Andrews, "United States Census, 1880"

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