James Andrews

1820–1898 (Age 79)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of James

When James Andrews was born in 1820, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, Benjamin Andrews, was 38 and his mother, Cynthia Warriner, was 34. He married Mary Hannah Pratt on 1 May 1854, in Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States in 1860. He died on 26 December 1898, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78.

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James Andrews
Mary Hannah Pratt
Marriage: 1 May 1854
Asmorella Andrews
Ellery H Andrews
James Pratt Andrews
Catherine Andrews

Spouse & Children

  • Male1820–1898Male

  • Mary Hannah Pratt


1 May 1854
Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)

1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 12

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1833 · The Town of Chicago is Founded

Age 13

Chicago became an incorporated town after the Potawatomi Native Americans and the United States Government signed the Treaty of Chicago. The name comes from the indigenous word shikaakwa meaning onion, or something similar, because of the wild garlic that grew abundantly in the area.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 28

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

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)

  • James Andrews, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Andrews, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Andrews, "United States Census, 1880"

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