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This ancient surname recorded world-wide in over two hundred and fifty spellings, and including as examples Andre, Aindrias, Andrew, Anders, Jendrusch, Vondrak, Dandy, Andriol, Andretti, Ondracek, Vondraeck, Andress, Jedrzejewicz, and Andriuis, is of pre Christian Greek origins. It derives from the personal name "Andreas", meaning manly, and was held by the first of Christ's disciples. Prior to the 10th century a.d., the name as a first name only, there were no surnames before the medieval period, was almost exclusively held by members of the church, one of the first of such recordings being that of a monk "Andreas", in the English Domesday Book of the year 1086...

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Tim Andrews

hello, my great great great grandfather was born march 28th 1827 in Guilford County, North Carolina, USA. he then married Hetty Ann Thompson whom he had 2 children with, James Walter Andrew and John Houston Andrew. James Morrison Andrew died in Irvine, estill county, Kentucky, at some point having moved my family to Kentucky. James Walter "watt" Andrew's was born august 12th 1863. the place of birth is unknown. Watt married Amanda Callahan whom he had children with, Ida (Andrew) and Bert Andrew(s). Watt died on may 5th 1933, his place of death is also unknown. who added the s to Bert's last name and why? Bert was born in Jackson county, Kentucky on august 20th 1901. he was married twice. once with Thelma wilsey woolum, and again with Lena Mae Moore. Lena and Bert had one child, my grandfather, Orville Andrews. Bert died in Hamilton, Ohio on June 6th 1976. Orville "Andy" Andrews was born in Hamilton, Ohio on April 28th 1928. he married Carol Elizabeth Darius whom he had six children with, Steve, Pamela, Kathy, John, Daniel and, my father, Joel Andrews. Orville died on March 10th 1987 in Hamilton, Ohio.

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