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James Andrew "Jimmy" Andrews, Sr
Birth: Apr. 1, 1880
Death: May 28, 1964

Born in Denmark as Janus Andreas Dam. He changed his name to Americanized version of his own first and middle names. As the oldest brother would inherit the land, Janus left to make a living in the USA.
He was a kind-hearted man, loved by people and animals. My dad said he was just visiting from out of state and had the local tree squirrel eating out of his hand in 1 day.
Birth Place: Bornholm, Denmark
Copied from US Census 1930:
RESIDENCE: Yuma, Arizona
Passport Issue Date: 15 Apr 1920
US Census 1930, May 3:
Name: James A Andrews
Home in 1930: Indio, Riverside, California
Age: 41; age at first marriage: 41; own home; lives on farm; year of immigration: 1909; naturalized: no(?); occupation: car repairer; industry: railroad; working class
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1889
Birthplace: Denmark; both parents born in Denmark
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Veala (wrong spelling, should be Veola, apparently hadn't started using first name Mary yet) age 28; age at first marriage: 19; father born in: Germany; mother: Arkansas
Race: White
Thelma Williams (should be Velma); step-daughter; age 9; father born in: Texas; mother: Oklahoma
Fred O Williams; step-son; age 6; father born in: Texas; mother: Oklahoma
[my mother Vernis would be born August 19, so Mary was 5 1/2mos. pregnant at the time.]

Passport: Issue Date: 15 Apr 1920; Stamped: "Certificate of Naturalization Seen"
Birth Place: Bornholm, Denmark
RESIDENCE: Yuma, Arizona
emigrate to the US sailing on the "Compana" from Isberg, Denmark about April 29, 1901 & I re....d in the U.S. until 1908, when I was absent in Denmark for 4 months and returned that I resided 12 years, uninteruptedly, in the United States, from 1908 to 1912 at Ellensburg,Wash., 1912 to 1914, at Bakersfield, Calif., and since then, here
of the United States before the Superior Court Kittitas County, Wash. at Ellensburg, Washington on Sept 7th 1907 as shown by the accompanying Certificate of Naturalization; that I am the IDENTICAL PERSON described in said Certificate; that I am domiciled in the US, my permanent residence being at Box 245, Yuma in the state of Arizona, where I follow the occupation of R.R. car repairer; that I am about to go abroad temporarily, and intend to return to the US within 6 months with the purpose of residing and performing the duties of citizenship therein; and that I desire a passport for use in visiting the countries hereinafter named for the following purpose: Denmark & Sweden visit relatives [can't read] [can't read] I intend to leave... from the port of New York City, NY sailing on board the "don't know" on about June 1st 1920 Oath of Allegiance signed 23 of March 1920 H.B. Farmer, Clerk of the Superior Court at Yuma, Arizona

Dearly loved grandson, son of his son James Jr & daughter-in-law Louise:
Roger A. Andrews (1957-1994)
Family links: 
  Mary Veola Fullar Williams Finc Andrews (1901 - 1992)
  Vernis Marie Andrews Lawrence (1930 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Velma
Record added: Jul 14, 2008
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James Andrew Jimmy Andrews, Sr
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James Andrew Jimmy Andrews, Sr
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James Andrew Jimmy Andrews, Sr
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In memory with love, Grandpa ~ Romans 8:38-39 "For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate u...(Read more)
- Velma
 Added: Nov. 21, 2016
we have a sure hope of Heaven because: "For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord." Luke 2:11 ~ with love, in your memory...
- Velma
 Added: Dec. 26, 2015
Father's Day love for my Grandpa,
- Velma
 Added: Jun. 21, 2015
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