Esther Andrews

1860–1950 (Age 89)
Jackson, Amador, California, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Andrews was born on 16 September 1860, in Jackson, Amador, California, United States, her father, Edmund Andrews, was 33 and her mother, Esther Howes, was 32. She married John Cocking on 23 June 1895, in Jackson, Amador, California, United States. She lived in Judicial Township 1, Amador, California, United States for about 30 years. She died on 5 February 1950, at the age of 89.

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Esther Andrews
John Cocking
Marriage: 23 June 1895

Spouse & Children

  • Female1860–1950Female

  • John Cocking


23 June 1895
Jackson, Amador, California, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1845–1875Male

  • John Andrews


  • William Andrews


  • Eliza Andrews


  • Charles Andrews


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 9

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Esta Andrews in household of Edmond Andrews, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Esther Cocking in household of John Cocking, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ester in household of Edmond Andrews, "United States Census, 1880"

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