James Andrews

1821–
Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of James

When James Andrews was born on 19 March 1821, in Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Captain Jeremiah E Andrews, was 34 and his mother, Anna Hodsdon, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Captain Jeremiah E Andrews
1786–1863
Anna Hodsdon
1783–1866
Joseph Russell Andrews
1811–1883
Stephen H. Andrews
1811–
James Andrews
1821–
William Andrews
1821–1908
Orean Andrews
1823–
Julia A. Andrews
1828–

Parents & Siblings

  • Captain Jeremiah E Andrews

    Male1786–1863Male

  • Anna Hodsdon

    Female1783–1866Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 9

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 11

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.

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 (2)

  • James Andrews, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • James Andrews, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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