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James David Andrews
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1857
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1937
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

h/o Lula Maxwell Andrews; s/o William Thomas and Eliza C. Stevenson Andrews both b AL

James David Andrews had two military sons:

Lt. General Frank Maxwell Andrews after whom Andrews Airforce Base outside of Washington D.C. is named, and William Valery Andrews.

William Lafayette Andrews, Jr., who is related, played with General Andrews' niece, Louise Sikes, in Nashville, when they were children.

The Pulaski Citizen, November 11, 1880 edition

Mr. James D. Andrews, who, for a number of years, has been a most efficient member of the
CITIZEN corps, left for Texas this morning on a prospecting tour. If he should succeed in
making satisfactory arrangements there he will probably locate, but we hope he will find
it to his interest to return, as Pulaski cannot afford to lose a young man of his high
moral character and great social worth. Our sincere regard and best wishes will accompany
him wherever he may go.

The Pulaski Citizen, December 2, 1880 edition

We are glad to hear that our Mr. Jas. D. Andrews stepped right into a good place upon a
Dallas paper the next day after his arrival in Texas. Such men as he is are always in
demand at the top.


From Ruth Vreeland, Date: July 17, 2007 at 20:08:16:

A member of the Andrews family in Tennessee just recently sent my parents the following,
out of the blue. I offer it here in case it will help anyone out there, researching their
Andrews heritage. I only wish it could help our family with some of our own unanswered
questions. If anyone can please tell me how this might relate to my own Andrews family,
I'd be much obliged. It must, or this distant cousin wouldn't have sent it to my parents!
My father, Joseph E. Andrews, is the great-great-grandson of one Dr. Franklin (Francis)
Andrews, born in Kentucky in 1830, and dying in Arkansas in 1922. He was a surgeon in the
Civil War. We have no other information about him, other than that he married Mary Young
and they had the following children in or near Dover, Tenn: James Henry, Annie, Samuel,
Belle, Molly and Johnny (later Mayor of Hope, Arkansas during the 1940's.)

Morman Family Group Record

F M Andrews
Birth: 1833, Stewart, Tennessee
Marriage: 07 JUN 1858, Stewart, Tennessee

Mary Young
Birth: 1837, Stewart, Tennessee
Marriage: 07 JUN 1858, Stewart, Tennessee

Anyway, here is the writing sent to my parents, authored by James David Andrews in 1928.

The Andrews Family
In the year of 1690, William Andrews, who was related to Lancelot Andrews, Bishop of London,
England, was a merchant in London. William and Thomas were twins and died at the age of
two years. His other two sons were given the same name as their two deceased brothers.
When they became twenty-three years of age, and twenty-five years respectively, they came
to America and located in the state of Virginia, then a Colony.

It is the Thomas Andrews (of Virginia) branch of the family that is the subject of this
sketch. He had two sons, William and John. William was twice married, and was the father
of eight children, William, John, Thomas, Winifred, Abram, Lucy, Ephram and Richard.
William Andrews, Jr. served in the American Revolution as Sergeant in the Continental
Army, and was awarded a grant of land of two hundred acres of land for his services as
shown by Book No. 2 at page 57 in the Office of the Secretary of State of Commonwealth of
Virginia, which are in the records of Brunswick County, Virginia. He was married to Ann
Brooks, and their children were: Ephraim, David, William and Henry. David Andrews, son of
William Andrews, Jr., was born about 1765 and married Elizabeth King, October 29, 1787,
Brunswick County, Virginia, and then removed to North Carolina and in 1815 removed to
Tennessee, first locating in Sumner County and later settling in Stewart County. his
children were David, William, Drewry, James, Ben, Polly (Mary), and Henry.

David Andrews, Jr. was born in Virginia in 1793, when he removed to Tennessee with his
father. He did not go to Stewart County but went to Giles County to reside. There in 1820
he married Eliza Brown, daughter of Davis Brown. She was born in Brunswick County,
Virginia in 1798, and removed to Giles in 1813 with her father, where she died in 1857.
David Andrews, her husband, died in Birmingham, Alabama and was buried there.
Children of David Andrews and Eliza Brown Andrews were George W., James David, David
Brown, Henry, Beverly Green, William Thomas, Amanda, Ellen, Martha and Sara.

William Thomas Andrews was born in Alabama Sept. 28, 1838, married Eliza Catherine
Stevenson, Giles County, Tennessee, Nove. 30th, 1856. Their children were James David,
John Beverly, Charles Fletcher, William Brown, Milton, and Ola. W.T. Andrews and wife
both died in Birmingham, Alabama and are buried there.

James David Andrews, born Sept. 8, 1857, married Lula Maxwell October 17, 1882. Their
children: Frank Maxwell, James David, William Valery, Lea Craighead, and Josephine.

Ben Andrews, son of David Andrews, Sr. was married in Stewart County, Tennessee and
resided there until his death. His children were Jane, Sara and William.

Henry Andrews, son of David Andrews, Sr. married Rebecca Sexton in Stewart County and
settled on a farm near Dover; their children were Emma, Mary, Pinkney, Eliza, Joiner,
Missouri, and Marion R.
Marion R. Andrews married Emma McGee. He and his sister Eliza Cole now reside on the farm
which their father settled and died.

C. Pinkney (Pink) Andrews, born in Stewart County, Oct. 8, 1836, married Maria Elizabeth
Laurie, Jan. 2, 1873, at Paducah, Ky. Lived in Bells, Tennessee.

The authority for the compilation of the above data was derived from sundry sources, with
satisfactory warrant for its correctness.

James David Andrews -- Nashville, Tennessee, Sept. 8, 1928
Family links: 
  William Thomas Andrews (1838 - 1921)
  Eliza Catherine Stevenson Andrews (1838 - 1913)
  Lula Adaline Maxwell Andrews (1859 - 1932)
  Frank Maxwell Andrews (1884 - 1943)*
  James David Andrews (1886 - 1976)*
  William Valery Andrews (1888 - 1954)*
  James David Andrews (1857 - 1937)
  Charles Fletcher Andrews (1861 - 1929)*
  William Brown Andrews (1863 - 1961)*
  Milton Andrews (1875 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Olivet Cemetery
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Tennessee, USA
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ANDREWS, James David The Pulaski (TN) Citizen 10 Mar 1937 Nashville, March 4-James David Andrews, 79, prominent citizen of Nashville for more than half a century, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Gillespie Sykes, Warner Place at 7:20 o'clock this mo...(Read more)
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- Patricia Davidson
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