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 Richard Derrick Andrews

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Richard Derrick Andrews

  • Birth 1 Sep 1836 Franklin County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 24 Feb 1910 Monterey, Davis County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Davis County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 17734915

1st lieutenant, Co. F, 21st Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Infantry

ANDREWS, R. D., one of the earliest settlers in Wyacondah Township, was born in Franklin County, Indiana, September 1, 1836.

He enlisted, November 15, 1861, in the Twenty-First Missouri Volunteers, was in the Cattles of Shiloh, Corinth, Fort Blakely and Nashville; was discharged at Mobile, Ala., April 15, 1865, and returned home.

He was married, March 9, 1856, to Miss Julia Ann Spurgeon, formerly of Washington County.

Residence was not listed;
Enlisted as a 2nd Lieutenant (date unknown).
Promotions: 1st Lieut 10/10/1865
He also had service in: "F" Co. MO 21st Infantry
Federal Pension Information:
He applied for a pension on 6/4/1883 from the state of IA; application #485,759
His Widow (Julia A Andrews) applied for a pension on 4/29/1910 from the state of IA. application # 941,167

Former Mark Postmaster Passes Away at Monterey, Feb. 24
R. D. Andrews, one of Davis county's oldest and best known pioneers, expired at his home at Monterey, February 24, 1910, at 3:30 p.m. The funeral was held Friday at the Monterey Christian church, the service being conducted by Rev. Swan. A large concourse of neighbors and friends followed the remains to the Hopkins cemetery, where interment occurred.

Mr. Andrews leaves a wife, six children, numerous other relatives and a host of friends to mourn his loss. He was well known in this county, having lived here for many years. He was for a long time a postmaster at Mark, and resided there until a couple of years ago, when he moved to Monterey.
d. February 24, 1910.
--Bloomfield Democrat, Bloomfield, Iowa.


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  • Maintained by: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 29 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17734915
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Derrick Andrews (1 Sep 1836–24 Feb 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17734915, citing Hopkins Cemetery, Davis County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (contributor 48353502) .