Eli Curtis Andrews

1857–1899 (Age 41)
Macon, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Eli Curtis

When Eli Curtis Andrews was born on 1 November 1857, in Macon, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Jackson Andrews, was 50 and his mother, Matilda Isabella Willis, was 46. He married Victoria Alice Cothron on 12 August 1880, in Macon, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Civil District 8, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died on 15 July 1899, in Macon, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Eli Curtis Andrews
Victoria Alice Cothron
Marriage: 12 August 1880
Leroy Horace Andrews
Drewry Allen Andrews
Daisy Cleora 'Ora' Andrews
John Ransom Andrews
Buford Carsley Andrews
Ara Hatton Andrews
Lou Bessie Andrews
Alice Bassie Andrews

Spouse & Children

12 August 1880
Macon, Tennessee, United States


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1828–1869Male

  • John Arthur Andrews


  • Drury A Andrews


  • Emmaline Andrews


  • Andrew Andrews


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 5

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 13

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • E C Andrews in household of J Andrews, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eli C Andrews in household of John Andrews, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eli C Andrews in household of John Andrews, "United States Census, 1870"

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