Edith Hannah Andrews

1890–1980 (Age 90)
Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edith Hannah

When Edith Hannah Andrews was born on 14 February 1890, in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Charles Jonathan Andrews, was 40 and her mother, Harriet Emily Hitchcock, was 41. She lived in Cicero, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 5 July 1980, in Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Jonathan Andrews
Harriet Emily Hitchcock
Elmer Charles Andrews
Walter Howard Andrews
William Andrews
Edith Hannah Andrews

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 2

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Edith Andrews in household of Charles J Andrews, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edith Andrews, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Edith Andrews, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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