James Andrews

1821–1889 (Age 67)
Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of James

When James Andrews was born on 22 August 1821, in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Stephen Benjamin Andrew, was 34 and his mother, Annis Spink, was 33. He married Dorcas Whitford Mitchell on 26 November 1846, in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 23 April 1889, in West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Maple Root Cemetery, Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Andrews
1821–1889
Dorcas Whitford Mitchell
1828–1881
Marriage: 26 November 1846
Phebe Ann Andrew
1847–1909
Roby A Andrew
1849–1849
George Andrews
1850–1911
Waite Ann Andrews
1851–1928
Sarah Andrew
1853–1880
James Andrew Jr
1856–
Elipha Andrew
1858–1936
Andrew
1860–1860
Amy Eliza Andrew
1862–1907
Elizabeth Andrews
1864–1913
Infant Andrews
1865–
Infant Andrews
1869–
Andrew
1870–1870

Spouse & Children

  • Male1821–1889Male

  • Dorcas Whitford Mitchell

    Female1828–1881Female

MARRIAGE
26 November 1846
Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States
children

(13)

  • Phebe Ann Andrew

    Female1847–1909Female

  • Roby A Andrew

    Female1849–1849Female

  • George Andrews

    Male1850–1911Male

  • Waite Ann Andrews

    Female1851–1928Female

  • Sarah Andrew

    Female1853–1880Female

+8 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

  • Perry Andrews

    Male1808–1882Male

  • Sheffield Andrews

    Male1809–1887Male

  • Polly Andrews

    Female1812–1875Female

  • Benjamin Andrews

    Male1814–1862Male

  • Stephen Andrew

    Male1816–1896Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

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.
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 14

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.
1841 · Dorr Rebellion

Age 20

The Dorr Rebellion, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, took place from 1841 until 1842. During the Rebellion, the middle-class residents of Rhode Island attempted to force broader democracy to the state legislation.

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 Andrew, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Andrews, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Andrew, "United States Census, 1870"

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