Edward Lee Andrews

1886–1970 (Age 84)
Pheba, Clay, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Edward Lee

When Edward Lee Andrews was born on 3 August 1886, in Pheba, Clay, Mississippi, United States, his father, James Wright Andrews, was 30 and his mother, Martha Louella Barnes, was 29. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Emma Viginia Thompson. He died on 24 October 1970, in Clay, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Palestine Cemetery, Clay, Mississippi, United States.

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Edward Lee Andrews
Emma Viginia Thompson
Marjorie Andrews
Lillians Andrews
Albert Ray Andrews

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • James Wright Andrews


  • Martha Louella Barnes




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 21

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 22

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Edward L Andrews, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward Andrews in household of James W Andrews, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ed Andrews, "United States Census, 1930"

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