James Walter Andis


Civil War

parents: Abraham Andis and Mary A "Polly" (Moor)


Birth:  24 Apr 1843  Jonesville, Lee Co, VA (Bible entry)
Death:  24 Feb 1908  Burlington, Skagit, WA
Burial:  Green Hills Memorial Cemetery, Burlington, Skagit, WA

Marriage #1

Lemanda Calvania Wallace

29 Jan 1871  Ironton, Iron, MO


Emily Jane Andis c. 1872
Margaret Bessie Andis 28 Nov 1874
Alexander F "Alec" Andis 23 Mar 1877
James William Andis 24 Jun 1879
Abraham Henry Andis 26 Jan 1881
Mary Susan "Molly" Andis 26 Jan 1883
Charles Thomas Andis 15 Aug 1887
John Martin "Jack" Andis 22 Apr 1890
Calvania Mae "Callie" Andis 07 Aug 1893
children of James W Andis and Lemanda Calvania (Wallace) Andis


1860 Federal census Dist 4, Union Co, TN - age 17 (view census information)
1880 Federal census Dallas, Webster, MO - age 37 (view census information)
1889 Washington State, Skagit Co census Andis, J (view census information)
1900 Federal census Avon, Skagit, WA - age 57 (view census information)
Ancestry.com Social Security Death Index; WWI Civilian Draft Database; Washington State Death Index 1907-1996; Washington State Birth Index prior to 1910-1919; Gene Pool Individual Records; City Directory listings; 
GenealogyBank.com Marriage records, news articles, obituaries
Familysearch.org Death records
Distantcousin.com City Directories
Rootsweb Stevens Co, WA Marriages
National Archives, Washington D.C. Pension/military records of James W Andis (viewed and copied or transcribed)
Iron Co, MO Marriage license for James and Calvania
Skagit Co, WA records Deeds, probate, petitions
Eastern Washington State Archives Marriage records
State of Washington Vital Records Death certificates 
Washington State Archives Marriage records
State of Washington Northwest Regional Archives Whatcom County, WA Marriage Records
Washington State Library Public Services  Obituaries; news articles
Peninsula Daily News Online archive
Green Hills Memorial Cemetery, Burlington, Skagit, WA Viewed and photographed tombstones and cemeteries
Find-a-Grave volunteer Mostloved Tombstone photos - Edison-Bow Cemetery, Bow, Skagit, Washington
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Family records Records belonging to Ken Scholes
Family records Records and photos belonging to Jack Andis
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan

Miscellaneous Information

1) We have a copy of the marriage record of James and Calvania.

2) James Andis served in the Civil War. (click here to view military records)

3) We have copies of documents and depositions regarding the pension case of James W and Calvania (Wallace) Andis.

4) We have a copy of a warranty deed for James Andis.

5) We have copies of James's petition for a road.

6) We have a copy of an indenture between James Andis and Skagit Co, WA.

7) We have a copy of James Andis's probate document.

8) We have a copy of James's obituary.


Photos and/or signatures


James Walter Andis

c. 1890s 
Burlington, Washington

thanks to Jack Andis for this photo

James Walter Andis

unknown date


James Walter Andis's children
thanks to Jack Andis for these photos


























  John       Charles                  "Callie" 


James Walter Andis

Green Hills Memorial Cemetery
Burlington, Skagit, Washington

photo taken by Debra (Larson) Branigan