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Reuben Andrews
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1855
Poweshiek County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1947
Phillips County
Kansas, USA

Reuben Andrews passed away at his home. Funeral services were held at the home on Bow Creek on Monday afternoon. Interment in the Fairwiew cemetery at Phillpsburg, Phillips county, Kansas.

Reuben Andrews was born December 18, 1855 in Warren township, Poweshiek county, Iowa the son of Nicholas and Margaret Elizabeth Schlaefli Andrews. He was one of a family of eight children.

On December 1, 1879 he was married to Lydia Morgan at Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa. To this union were born six children. Four sons and two daughters. One daughter died in infancy in 1890. The sons are Arch L, Clarence A, Fred I, Scott C and daughter Josephine Rutherford.

In 1878 he came to Kansas and homesteaded eight miles south of Marvin (now Glade) Kansas. In 1879 he returned to Grinnell, IA and was married and in the spring of 1880 he returned to his homestead where they reared their family.

Reuben was a member of the Methodist church of West Rockport and faithfully attended as long as services were held in the vicinity. He was deeply interested in the affairs of the community and served as a member of the school board for 40 years.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Nicholas Andrews (1820 - 1866)
  Margaret Elizabeth Schlaefli Andrews (1815 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Lydia Garrett Morgan Andrews (1862 - 1948)
 
 Children:
  Arch L. Andrews (1880 - 1969)*
  Clarence Adron Andrews (1882 - 1956)*
  Josephine Edna Andrews Brotemarkle (1884 - 1969)*
  Fred Earl Andrews (1887 - 1974)*
  Dora May Andrews (1889 - 1889)*
  Scott Cole Andrews (1901 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Maria Andrews Hannah (1844 - 1935)*
  Elizabeth Andrews Bearnes (1845 - 1903)*
  Catharine A Andrews Wolcott (1849 - 1924)*
  Nicholas Thomas Andrews (1853 - 1941)*
  Reuben Andrews (1855 - 1947)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Phillipsburg
Phillips County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: The Locator
Originally Created by: milejo77
Record added: Nov 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23113261
Reuben Andrews
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Reuben Andrews
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