Esther Cathcart Andrews

1891–1964 (Age 72)
Oberlin, Lorain, Ohio, United States

The Life of Esther Cathcart

When Esther Cathcart Andrews was born on 4 October 1891, in Oberlin, Lorain, Ohio, United States, her father, George Whitfield Andrews, was 30 and her mother, Harriet Clark, was 26. She married Reber Nettleton Johnson on 21 December 1927, in Oberlin, Lorain, Ohio, United States. She lived in Russia Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1964, in Oberlin, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73.

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Esther Cathcart Andrews
Reber Nettleton Johnson
Marriage: 21 December 1927

Spouse & Children

21 December 1927
Oberlin, Lorain, Ohio, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • George Whitfield Andrews


  • Harriet Clark




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 Johnson in household of Raber Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Esther C Johnson in household of Reber N Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eth* C Andrews in household of George W Andrews, "United States Census, 1910"

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