|Birth: ||Jul. 25, 1840|
|Death: ||Apr., 1928|
From the 4/16/1928 Rockford Paper
"Mrs. Mirinda Andrews Buried Today"
Funeral services were held, 87 years old, residing at 1723 School st., widow of John B. Andrews, who died Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at her home from infirmities of age, were held this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the late residence. The Rev. Charles Parker Connolly officiated and burial was in Greenwood cemetery.
Mrs. Andrews was born July 25, 1840, on a farm near Robinson, Crawford county, Ill., the daughter of the Rev. Beverly Bradley Piper and Delia Deborah Norton Piper, Her father was a Baptist minister.
She was married to John Andrews at Lincoln, Ill., Sept 21, 1858. They located in Rockford in 1861 lived here since. Mr Andrew's died Dec. 28, 1921. They operated the tract on which their home was located as a farm until the growth of the city made it advisable to cut it up for the building of home.
She is survived by two sons, Harry B. Andrews of the law firm here of Andrews and Essington, and Ernest I. Andrews, a lawyer of Chicago but residing at Lombard. Another son, Charles N. Andrews, died in 1899.
Mrs. Andrews resided with a granddaughter, Mrs. Chellis F. French. Other grandchildren are John B. Andrews, of Seattle, Wash., Rex B. Andrews, of Waukegan, Ill., and Fred B. Andrews of Portland, Ore., Roger W. Andrews, of Pittsburgh, Pa., Mrs. W.O. Hinkley of Detroit, Mich., Glen N. Andrews, of Lombard, Ill., Miss Mae Andrews, childrens librarian at Rockford public library, and Charles F. Andrews, student at the University of Wisconsin.
During the later part of her life she was confined to her home, but she was always intensly interested in the
_____ of the city and the world and devoted much of her time to reading. She had long been ______ of the Church of the Christian Union.
John Andrews (1831 - 1922)*
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Record added: Mar 04, 2010
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