Edna Albertha Andrews

1894–1977 (Age 83)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Edna Albertha

When Edna Albertha Andrews was born on 7 October 1894, in Ontario, Canada, her father, John Elsworth Andrews, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Ann Tuer, was 32. She married Robert William Maxwell on 13 September 1916, in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lambton, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Bruce Township, Chippewa, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. She died on 22 October 1977, in Harper Woods, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Edna Albertha Andrews
Robert William Maxwell
Marriage: 13 September 1916
Alfred Robert Maxwell
John Merlin Maxwell
Effie Maxwell
Ray Maxwell

Spouse & Children

13 September 1916
Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States


  • Male1917–1979Male

  • John Merlin Maxwell


  • Effie Maxwell


  • Ray Maxwell


Parents & Siblings

  • John Elsworth Andrews


  • Margaret Ann Tuer




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 12

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Bertha Maxwell in household of Robert Maxwell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna A Andrews in household of John A Andrews, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertha Maxwell in household of Robert W Maxwell, "United States Census, 1920"

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