|Birth: ||Jan., 1842|
Large gravestone: ANDREWS / COPELAND
Arthur Andrews 1815-1903
Elizabeth (wife) 1819-1907
Arthur S. Andrews 1853-1859
John R. Andrews 1842-1915
Fostenia A. Andrews (wife) 1847-1926
George B. Copeland 1848-1910
Esther J. Copeland 1848-1905
Leonora H. Copeland 1879-1901
Sidney Copeland (about 1871-)
John Rufus Andrews
born January 1842 in Warren, Maine and died in 1915
Oldest child of 3 born to Arthur Andrews & Elizabeth A Howard.
Enlisted in Union Army as a Private in Company B, 24th Maine Infantry.
Worked as both a shoe shop worker and foreman
Married 1873 Faustina/Fostina/Fostenia A Swift, born in 1847 & died in 1926.
1850 U.S. Census for Warren, Maine. Age 8, living with his parents ARTHUR ANDREWS & ELIZABETH A HOWARD as well as his younger brother and sister THOMAS H age 5, and ESTHER J age 1. All born in Maine.
1860 U.S. Census for Warren, Maine. Age 18, living with parents ARTHUR ANDREWS & ELIZABETH A HOWARD as well as his younger siblings, THOMAS H age 15 and ESTHER J age 11. R. His occupation is listed as "factory operative."
1870 U.S. Census for Marlborough, Massachusetts. Age 27, living with his parents, his wife FOSTINA, his sister ESTHER J and his sister's husband, GEORGE COPELAND. Both he and his wife were working in a shoe shop. (Next door is THOMAS ANDREWS age 25 and wife Helen and 2 children.)
1880 U.S. Census for Marlborough, MA. ARTHUR ANDREWS age 65, carpenter and wife ELIZABETH A. ANDREWS age 61. Also living with them are GEORGE B. COPELAND age 31 working in a shoe shop, and wife ESTHER J. COPELAND age 31. George and Esther have 2 children: SIDNEY A. COPELAND age 9, and LEONORA H. COPELAND age 3.
1900 U.S. Census for Marlborough, MA, 9 Hastings St. Still living with parents ARTHUR & ELIZABETH, and wife FOSTINA. John is now the head of the household and is working a foreman in a shoe factory.
1910 U.S. Census for Marlborough, MA, 9 Hastings St. Living with wife FOSTINA. John was working in a shoe factory.
Arthur Andrews (1815 - 1903)
Elizabeth A Howard Andrews (1819 - 1907)
Fostenia A Swift Andrews (1847 - 1926)
John R. Andrews (1842 - 1915)
Esther Jane Andrews Copeland (1848 - 1905)*
Arthur S. Andrews (1853 - 1859)*
Maintained by: Peter Morgan
Originally Created by: Chris Enright Snyder
Record added: Oct 23, 2011
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