James Andrews

1853–1945 (Age 91)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James

When James Andrews was born in October 1853, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Richardson Andrews, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Andrews, was 23. He married Mary Jane O'Donnell on 7 December 1875, in Darlington, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Fayette, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States in 1900 and Lamont, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years. He died in 1945, in Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

James Andrews
Mary Jane O'Donnell
Marriage: 7 December 1875
Lurella Andrews
Clifford Andrews
Roy Andrews
Owen Andrews
Elizabeth Ona Andrews
Ralph David Andrews

Spouse & Children

  • Male1853–1945Male

  • Mary Jane O'Donnell


7 December 1875
Darlington, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States


  • Lurella Andrews


  • Male1880–1953Male

  • Male1883–1972Male

  • Male1892–1984Male

  • Elizabeth Ona Andrews


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • William Richardson Andrews


  • Elizabeth Andrews




  • Hesekiah Andrews


  • Harvey Andrews


  • Male1853–1945Male

  • Male1856–1931Male

  • Emeline Andrews


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 10

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 24

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

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)

  • James Andrews in household of Wm Andrews, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jamey Andrews in household of William Andrews, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Andrews, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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