Edna Emily Andrews

1908–1997 (Age 88)
Alton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edna Emily

When Edna Emily Andrews was born on 21 August 1908, in Alton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Frank Westbrook William Andrews, was 27 and her mother, Emily Bone, was 28. She married Arthur William Thompson in 1929, in Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. She died in 1997, in Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Edna Emily Andrews
Arthur William Thompson
Marriage: 1929

Spouse & Children

  • Female1908–1997Female

  • Arthur William Thompson


Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents & Siblings

  • Frank Westbrook William Andrews


  • Female1879–1966Female



World Events (8)


Age 6

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 6

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 31

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

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)

  • Edna Emily Andrews in household of Frank Westbrook William Andrews, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Andrews in entry for Nita A Thompson, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Andrews in entry for Veronica A Thompson, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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