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  • 1861 Dixie Mission Pioneer

Biography

James Andrus was born 14 June 1835 in Florence, Huron County, Ohio to Milo Andrus (1814-1893) and Abigail Jane Daley (1815-1894) and died 8 December 1914 St. George, Washington County, Utah of unspecified causes. He married Laura Altha Gibson (1837-1905) 11 March 1857 in Big Cottonwood, Salt Lake County, Utah. He married Manomas Lovina Gibson (1842-1940) 20 September 1862 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.

St. George Pioneers of 1861-62

This person was is listed on the Encampment Mall Memorial - a list of over 300 LDS Pioneer Families that helped to settle St. George, Utah in 1861. They were part of the "Dixie Cotton Mission" called by President Brigham Young to raise cotton and other southern crops in the warmer climate of Washington County, Utah.



Children


Offspring of James Andrus and Laura Altha Gibson (1837-1905)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Laura Jane Andrus (1857-1926)
James Andrus (1860-1937) 30 January 1860 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 8 November 1937 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Eleanor Lydia Adelaide Dodge (1862-1911)
Mary Lavina Andrus (1862-1863)
Elizabeth Louella Andrus (1863-1927)
Elnora Andrus (1865-1938)
Medora Andrus (1865-1938)
Medora Andrus (1866-1866)
William Edgar Andrus (1868-1871)
Milo Washington Andrus (1871-1937)
Gideon Lafayette Andrus (1873-1957)
Thamazin Millennium Andrus (1876-1955)
Baby Andrus (1880-1880)


Offspring of James Andrus and Manomas Lovina Gibson (1842-1940)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George Judson Andrus (1864-1866)
Medora Andrus (1866-1866)
John Edwin Andrus (1868-1869)
Moses Willard Andrus (1869-1941) 7 April 1869 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States 12 December 1941 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States Elizabeth Orpha Morris (1872-1946)
Robert Nathaniel Andrus (1873-1874)
Alexander Burto Andrus (1875-1949) 14 February 1875 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States 2 April 1949 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States Catherine Heyborn Macfarlane (1875-1904)
Rosilla Brooks (1883-1967)
Charles Andrus (1878-1948)
Thomas Garland Andrus (1880-1921)
Vilate Andrus (1882-1969)
Ethel Andrus (1885-1935)
Pearl Andrus (1887-1966)



Siblings


Offspring of Milo Andrus (1814-1893) and Abigail Jane Daley (1815-1894)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Jane Andrus (1832-1914) 15 November 1832 Florence, Huron County, Ohio 15 March 1914 Richmond, Cache County, Utah William Dorris Hendricks (1829-1909)
James Andrus (1835-1914) 14 June 1835 Florence, Huron County, Ohio 8 December 1914 St. George, Washington County, Utah Laura Altha Gibson (1837-1905)
Manomas Lovina Gibson (1842-1940)
Sarah Ann Andrus (1837-1838)
John Daley Andrus (1841-1921)
Millennium Andrus (1845-1922)
Amanda Ann Andrus (1847-1925)


Offspring of Milo Andrus (1814-1893) and Sarah Ann Miles (1818-1851)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Milo Andrus (1848-1938)


Offspring of Milo Andrus (1814-1893) and Lucy Loomis (1822-1890)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alma Andrus (1857-1932) 5 May 1857 Holladay, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 21 January 1932 Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, United States Serena Gardner (1860-1951)


Offspring of Milo Andrus (1814-1893) and Adaline Alexander (1835-1911)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Laron Alexander Andrus (1853-1913)
Louis Alexander Andrus (1854-1908)
Henrietta Andrus(1854-1945)
Lionia Andrus (1860-1876)
Randolph Andrus (1862-1934) 19 July 1862 Bingham, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 24 July 1934 Washington, Washington County, Utah, United States Matilda Sandberg (1870-1973)


Offspring of Milo Andrus (1814-1893) and Jane Lancaster Munday (1832-1900)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Millard Andrus (1856-1936) 24 September 1856 Big Cottonwood, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 5 May 1936 Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Minerva Deseret Terry (1859-1927)
Josephine Harriet Andrus (1858-1919)
Sarah Jane Andrus (1861-1863)
Sherman Andrus (1865-1886)
Heber Andrus (1868-1914) 20 September 1868 Cottonwood, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 5 September 1914 Ucon, Bonneville County, Idaho, United States Ann Ireland Bawden (1869-1955)
Newton Andrus (1871-1941)
Robert Andrus (1873-1936)

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