Edith Lenora Andrews

1923–2003 (Age 80)
Leaksville, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Edith Lenora

When Edith Lenora Andrews was born on 12 May 1923, in Leaksville, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States, her father, Manuel Whitfield Andrews, was 34 and her mother, Callie L Cheek, was 27. She had at least 1 son with Billy William Trent. She lived in Spray, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Mayo Township, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 24 July 2003, in Reidsville, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Edith Lenora Andrews
Billy William Trent
William Eldridge Trent

Spouse & Children



  • William Eldridge Trent


Parents & Siblings

  • Manuel Whitfield Andrews


  • Female1895–1977Female



  • Lucile Andrews


  • Female1923–2003Female

  • Mildred Andrews


  • Julia Annette Andrews


  • Ethel Marie Andrews


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Lenora Trent in household of Callie Andrews, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lenora Andrews in household of Manuel Andrews, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Lenora Andrews Trent, "Find A Grave Index"

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