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CPT Fredrick Wistar Leonard Andrews

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CPT Fredrick Wistar Leonard Andrews

  • Birth 1834 Edgefield County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 1875 Edgefield County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Troy, Greenwood County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 77604415

Fredrick Wistar Andrews is the son of Dr. Ephriam A. and Elizabeth Frances BULLOCK Andrews.

Fred married Frances Joyce DeVORE Nov. 18, 1856, in Edgefield District, South Carolina.

Their children are:

1. Ephraim Ernest Andrews (15 May 1859 Phoenix, Greenwood County, South Carolina - 6 Feb 1911 Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia)

2. Sumptner Beauregard Andrews (1861 South Carolina - 13 May 1932 Reddick, Marion County, Florida)

3. James leslie Andrews (25 Dec 1863 Edgefield County, South Carolina - 30 Jun 1903 Greenwood County, South Carolina)

4. Elbert DeVoreAndrews

5. George Shepperd Andrews

6. Caroline Andrews Holland

7. Elizabeth Bessie Andrews

Students of the University of Virginia, 1825-1874:

F. W. Andrews was born in Edgefield District, SC, and was the son of Dr. Ephraim A. Andrews Jr. (1801-1878) and his wife, Elizabeth Frances Bullock (1816-1877. Frederic's son is James Lislie Andrews. Frederick attended the University of Virginia in session 32 (1855-1856). He married Frances Joyce "Fannie" Devore in Edgefield, South Carolina.

During the Civil War, Andrews first served as a 2nd lieutenant in Company G of the First South Carolina Regiment (Gregg’s). He resigned that position in Dec. 1861, and enlisted as a 2nd lieutenant in Company K of the 24th South Carolina Volunteer Infantry. He fought in the Battle of Secessionville (the First Battle of James Island) on 16 Jun. 1862, and was wounded. He was severely wounded again at the Battle of Nashville (15-16 Dec. 1864), and captured at Franklin, TN on 18 Dec. 1864; he was imprisoned in Nashville. In Jan. 1865, he was moved to Kentucky, and in March 1865, he was moved to Camp Chase, OH. Two weeks later he was moved to Point Lookout, MD, and exchanged to Stuart Hospital in Richmond, VA ten days later. (Kirkland; Chase)

On 18 Nov. 1856, Andrews married Frances Joyce DeVore (1837-1918); the couple had the following children: Ephraim Ernest, Sumter Beauregard, James Leslie, Elbert DeVore,
Caroline, George Sheppard, Elizabeth. (1880 US. Census) The family moved to Greenwood County, SC. Frederick W. and Frances Andrews were buried at the First Damascus Baptist
Church Cemetery in Phoenix, SC.

[Biography by Jean L. Cooper]

Two additional children were not listed in the paragraph above: Caroline Andrews (Birth 1868) and Linnie Andrews.



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  • Maintained by: JEA / SLSAndrews
  • Originally Created by: Janet
  • Added: 4 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77604415
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Fredrick Wistar Leonard Andrews (1834–1875), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77604415, citing First Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery, Troy, Greenwood County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by JEA / SLSAndrews (contributor 47525492) .