Esther Ada Andrews

1897–1976 (Age 78)
Elkhorn Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States

The Life of Esther Ada

When Esther Ada Andrews was born on 12 December 1897, in Elkhorn Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States, her father, Herbert C Andrews, was 37 and her mother, Drusille Dodson, was 34. She lived in Henry Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Garfield Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States in 1910. She died in March 1976, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Herbert C Andrews
1860–1921
Drusille Dodson
1863–
Mary Augusta Andrews
1892–1958
Esther Ada Andrews
1897–1976

Parents & Siblings

  • Herbert C Andrews

    Male1860–1921Male

  • Drusille Dodson

    Female1863–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 16

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Ester A Andrews in household of Herbert C Andrews, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ester A Andrews in household of Herbert Andrews, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Esther Ada Andrews, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

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