Isaac Delmar Andis


parents:   John Andis and Isabelle Bough


Birth:  02 Dec 1881  Martin Co, IN
Death:  02 May 1942  Shoals, Martin, IN
Burial:  Sandborn Cemetery, Sandborn, Knox, IN

Marriage #1

Mary Lucinda Rowe

21 Mar 1907  Martin Co, IN


Goldie Bernice Andis 02 Apr 1908

child of Isaac Delmar Andis and Mary Lucinda (Rowe) Andis


1900 Federal census Brown, Martin, IN - age 18 (view census information)
1910 Federal census Brown, Martin, IN - age 27 (view census information)
1920 Federal census Brown, Martin, IN - age 37 (view census information)
1930 Federal census Brown, Martin, IN - age 48 (view census information)
1940 Federal census Brown, Martin, IN - age 58 (view census information)
Martin County Courthouse, Shoals, IN Marriage records, birth records, death records (personally viewed and copied or transcribed)
Daviess County Health Department, Washington, IN Death records (personally viewed and transcribed)
Martin County Health Department, Shoals, IN Death records (personally viewed and copied or transcribed)
Martin County Public Library, Shoals, IN Obituaries: Goldie Bernice (Andis) Webster, Burrel Webster 
Burns City Cemetery, Burns City, Martin, IN Viewed and photographed tombstones
Find a Grave volunteer Pat Byrd Tombstone photos - Scotland Cemetery, Scotland, Greene, IN
Find a Grave volunteer Jim Bohn Tombstone photos - Burns City Cemetery, Burns City, Martin, IN
Find a Grave volunteer Judith Ralph Lloyd Tombstone photos - Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Hall, Morgan, IN
Find a Grave volunteers Joshua Davis and Jewelssayer Tombstone and cemetery photos - White Lick Cemetery, Mooresville, Morgan, IN
Family records Records belonging to Bobbie Andis
Family records Records and photos belonging to Nina Rowe LaRue
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan


Miscellaneous Information
1) We have a copy of Isaac and Mary's marriage record.

2) Wife of Isaac Delmar Andis: Mary Lucinda Rowe - born 12 Jun 1887 Sandborn, Knox, IN; died May 1971 Odon, Daviess, IN; obituary; death certificate; cause of death: arteriosclerotic CVR; buried Sandborn Cemetery, Sandborn, Knox, IN (see tombstone photo below); Social Security application; daughter of David Miller Rowe (24 Apr 1860-10 Aug 1940 Sandborn, Knox, IN) and Sarah "Sadie" Lankford (c. 1863 IN-12 Apr 1900 Stafford, Greene, IN); David and Sarah buried Sandborn Cemetery, Sandborn, Knox, IN; David's tombstone;


on 27 Sep 1952 Mary married (2) Clyde Coleman East (born 29 May 1902 Lawrence Co; son of Nat East and Mellie McCammon - married twice before Mary; signature:

; marriage record; divorced or separated.

3) Isaac and Mary (Rowe) Andis were instrumental in raising their nephews, Grover and Claude Rowe. The children's mother died when they were very young, and their father - while maintaining a close relationship with his boys - left them in Isaac and Mary's attentive care. 

4) We have a copy of Isaac's WWII draft registration card and Social Security record.

5) We have an obituary and death certificate for Isaac; cause of death: influenza and heart failure, severe pyorrhoea.

6) In 2011, we were contacted regarding Isaac's signature on a gun that was purchased.


Photos and/or signatures

thanks to Nina Rowe LaRue for all photos (except where noted)

Isaac Delmar "Ike" Andis, 
his wife, Mary Lucinda (Rowe) Andis 
and their daughter, Goldie Bernice Andis 

c. 1918


left to right: Isaac "Ike" Andis, 
Mary Ann (Rowe) Andis, 
Margaret (Andis) Waggoner, Jerry Waggoner, 
unknown and Grover Rowe (child in front)

c. 1923


2nd from left: Mary Ann (Ritchey) Rowe
front, center: Mary Lucinda (Rowe) Andis
Mary Ann is Mary Lucinda's step-mother

unknown date


Mary, Ike, Claude and Grover
(Ike raised dogs)

c. 1930

Grover Rowe

unknown date


Grover Rowe at boot camp

unknown date


Mary (Rowe) Andis

unknown date

Mary (Rowe) Andis, Isaac "Ike" Andis
and Grover Rowe

c. 1940


back row: Franklin Andis, 
Isaac D Andis
middle row: Edna (Andis) Sanders, 
 Sarah Cleta (Andis) Turpin,  
Mary Tabitha (Andis) Fortner 
front: Margaret (Andis) Waggoner,
Ottie Mitchell

26 Jun 1939
Hannah Ada (Andis) Mitchell funeral


thanks to Kathryn Cabral for this photo

Isaac Delmar "Ike" Andis and his wife Mary Lucinda (Rowe) Andis 

Sandborn Cemetery
 Sandborn, Knox Co, Indiana

photo taken by Valerie Boman