John Andis


parents:  Matthias Andis and Susanna Thomas


Birth:  28 Dec 1800  Washington Co, VA
Death:  30 Dec 1871 likely KS
Burial:  Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Shawnee, KS

Marriage #1

Elizabeth Mary "Betsey" Lewis

09 Sep 1819  Washington Co, VA - by Jeriel Dodge


Lilbourne Andis c. 1820
unknown female Andis c. 1825-1830
John Jr Andis 1836
Isaac "Ike" Andis 1838
children of John Andis and Elizabeth (Lewis) Andis


1810 Federal census Washington Co, VA - age 10-15  (view census information)
1820 Federal census Washington Co, VA - age 16-26  (view census information)
1830 Federal census Rush Co, IN - age 20-30  (view census information)
1840 Federal census  Orange, Rush, IN - age 30-40  (view census information)
1850 Federal census White River, Johnson, IN - age 49  (view census information)
1860 Federal census White River, Johnson, IN - age 59  (view census information)
1870 Federal census Burlingame, Osage, KS - age 69  (view census information)
Family History Center, Salt Lake City, UT Shawnee County, KS Marriages 01 Jan 1891 - 10 Jun 1906 (viewed and copied or transcribed data) WWII enlistment records; WWI draft registration cards; Social Security Death Index; Civil War records Obituaries
Johnson Co, History Society, Franklin, IN Plat maps, 
Washington Co, VA Court Records Guardian Bonds 1780-1872
Virginia State Library, Richmond, VA Marriage Register 1; A-H (1785-1902) microfilm;
Deeds for Washington Co, VA - microfilm 
Colorado State Marriages Index for 1858 - 1939
Random Acts of Kindness volunteer Eileen Matzek Davis Auburn Cemetery Plat Records, Shawnee Co, KS
Find-A-Grave volunteer volunteer Shannon Valora Tombstone photos - Craig Cemetery, Craig, Moffat, Colorado
Find-A-Grave volunteer volunteer Liz Cagle Tombstone photos - Memorial Gardens, Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado
Random Acts of Kindness volunteers R & K Brokmann and "Chief" Tombstone photos - Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Shawnee, KS
Random Acts of Kindness volunteer Nancy Tombstone and cemetery photos - Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas
Find a Grave volunteer Lisa Albanese Tombstone and cemetery photos - Odd Fellows Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Find a Grave volunteers Gale Yocum and Harold and Wanda Blackwell Tombstone and cemetery photos - Liberty Cemetery, Warrensburg, Johnson, MO
Find-A-Grave volunteer Andy Devine Tombstone and cemetery photos - Lawn Memorial Cemetery (a.k.a. San Luis Cemetery), San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan

Miscellaneous Information
1) On 20 Aug 1816, John Fleenor was named guardian of Christiana, Elizabeth, Susannah, John, Isaac, Abraham, James, Nancy V and Maryann Andis, children of Matthias Andis, deceased. Bond $2000, sureties John Shutters and Abraham Gobble.

2) We have a copy of John and Betsey's marriage record.

3) Wife of John Andis: Elizabeth Mary "Betsey" Lewis - born c. 1799 VA; died 1875-1880 probably KS.

4) We have various documents regarding land transactions by Matthias Andis (John's father) and his heirs. They include purchase, sale and distribution of land in Washington Co, VA. These are very important documents to our research, as they conclusively tie Matthias and his children together.

5) We have maps showing John's land ownership.

6) We have news articles pertaining to the donation of land by John Andis.

7) We have a copy of Auburn Cemetery records regarding Andis burials.


Photos and/or signatures

Note: The tombstones for John Andis, his son (John Andis Jr) 
and John Andis Jr's wife (Sarah A Stone) are all in a row next to each other.


John Andis

Auburn Cemetery
Auburn, Shawnee, Kansas

thanks to R & K Brokmann and "Chief" for these photos