Edith Kingsbury Andrews

1896–1982 (Age 86)
Kinsman Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edith Kingsbury

When Edith Kingsbury Andrews was born on 18 April 1896, in Kinsman Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, her father, Jonathan Edwards Andrews, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Ellen Lewis, was 29. She married William Alvin Glenn on 24 March 1923, in Crafton, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Morgan Magisterial District, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 21 April 1982, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edith Kingsbury Andrews
William Alvin Glenn
Marriage: 24 March 1923
Rev William Herbert Glenn

Spouse & Children

24 March 1923
Crafton, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Female1896–1982Female

  • John Edwards Andrews


  • Herbert Morgan Andrews


  • Ruth Park Andrews


World Events (8)

1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 1

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Edith Andrews in household of J E Andrews, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edith K Andrews in household of J Edwards Andrews, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith Glenn in household of William Glenn, "United States Census, 1940"

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