James Andrews

1849–1904 (Age 55)
Alabama, United States

The Life of James

When James Andrews was born on 9 August 1849, in Alabama, United States, his father, James N. Andrews, was 47 and his mother, Elizabeth Anne Owens, was 31. He married Minerva Ann Collins on 14 November 1869, in Monroe, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Old Texas, Monroe, Alabama, United States in 1880. He died on 17 December 1904, in Wilcox, Alabama, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Jenkins Chapel Cemetery, Monroe, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Andrews
Minerva Ann Collins
Marriage: 14 November 1869
Ella Ann Andrews
John William Andrews
James Robert Andrews
Joseph William Andrews
Ida Andrews

Spouse & Children

14 November 1869
Monroe, Alabama, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Robert Andrews


  • Mary Jane Andrews


  • Narcissa Andrews


  • John A. Andrews


  • Lizzie Beth Andrews


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 8

Historical Boundaries - 1857: Monroe, Alabama, United States

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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

Murders of James & Bama Andrews

James "Jim" Andrews was the son of James N. and Elizabeth Andrews. His father died when he was 6 years old and his mother died when he was 11. He was then raised by his older sister Mary Jane Andrews, …

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Sources (3)

  • James Andrews age 51 head of household, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Andrews age 2 in household of James N Andrews, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Andrews age 10 in household of Elizabeth Andrews, "United States Census, 1860"

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