Opher James Andis

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U.S. Army 
WW I

parents: William Nelson Andis and Melinda A Walls

 

Birth:  26 Aug 1894  Burns City, Martin, IN
Death:  29 Apr 1978  Springville, Lawrence, IN
Burial:  Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Bedford, Lawrence, IN

Marriage #1

Rosa Belle McFarlen

10 Jan 1918  Daviess Co, IN

Children

William James Andis 30 Dec 1918
unknown Andis   c. 1918-1920
Ray Alvin Andis 05 Sep 1920
Curtis Napoleon Andis 03 Sep 1922
Roy Francis Andis 27 Apr 1925
John Melvin Andis 01 Jan 1928
Earl Sylvester Andis 02 May 1935
Gladys Pauline Andis living?
Jesse Alton Andis 15 Aug 1932
Martha Sue Andis living?
Mary Lou Andis living?

children of Opher James Andis and Rosa Belle (McFarlen) Andis

 

Sources
1900 Federal census Brown, Martin, IN - age 5 (view census information)
1910 Federal census Brown, Martin, IN - age 15 (view census information)
1930 Federal census Indian Creek, Monroe, IN - age 34 (view census information)
1940 Federal census Indian Creek, Monroe, IN - age 45 (view census information)
Ancestry.com Indiana Births 1880-1920 Index; Indiana Marriages 1800-1941 Index; Social Security Death Index; WWI and WWI draft cards; enlistment records; City Directory listings
Daviess County Courthouse, Washington, IN Birth records (personally viewed and copied or transcribed)
Martin County Health Department, Shoals, IN Birth records (personally viewed and transcribed or copied)
Monroe County Public Library (online) Birth records; death records; marriage records
Lawrence County Courthouse, Bedford, IN Marriage records (personally viewed and transcribed or copied)
Daviess County Courthouse, Washington, IN Marriage records (personally viewed and transcribed or copied)
Monroe County Library, Bloomington, IN Marriage records (personally viewed and transcribed or copied)
Martin County Courthouse, Shoals, IN Marriage records (personally viewed and transcribed or copied)
Daviess County Health Department, Washington, IN Death records (personally viewed and transcribed or copied)
Monroe County Health Department, Bloomington, IN Death records (personally viewed and transcribed or copied)
Lawrence County Historical Society, Bedford, IN Obituaries (personally viewed and copied or transcribed)
Herald-Telephone, Bloomington, IN Obituaries
The Herald-Times
Bloomington, IN
Obituaries
Monroe County Public Library, Bloomington, IN Obituaries
Martin Co Library, Shoals, IN Martin County obituaries
Mt Olive Cemetery, near Odon, Daviess, IN Viewed and photographed tombstones
Breckenridge Cemetery, Bedford, IN Viewed and photographed tombstones
Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Bedford, IN Viewed and photographed tombstones
Beech Grove Cemetery, Bedford, IN Viewed and photographed tombstones
Find a Grave volunteer jtf Tombstone photos - Silas Morrow Cemetery, Wayne Co, KY
Find a Grave volunteer Nan Tombstone photos - Williams Cemetery, Williams, Lawrence, IN
Random Acts of Kindness, Monroe Co, IN volunteers Lana Ayers, Marilyn Kimmel and G Wooden Tombstone photos - Mt Ebal Cemetery, Monroe Co, Indiana; Clover Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg, Monroe, Indiana; Trinity Springs Cemetery, Trinity Springs, Martin, IN
Find a Grave volunteer Pamela Amstutz Tombstone photos - Church of Christ Cemetery, Fayetteville, Lawrence, Indiana
Find a Grave vo9lunteer Susan (Haldeman) Fowler Tombstone and cemetery photos - Kentucky Ridge Cemetery, Doans, Greene, IN
Find a Grave volunteers Tony Jarvis and Sherri (Mitchell) Taylor Tombstone and cemetery photos - Mitchell Cemetery, Monroe Co, IN
Find a Grave volunteers Mark Speer and Nan Tombstone and cemetery photos - Beech Grove Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN;
Find a Grave volunteers Dale Sims and "Nan" Tombstone and cemetery photos - Breckenridge Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN
Find a Grave volunteers Ralph Harris and Nan Tombstone and cemetery photos - Beyers and Rainbolt Cemetery, Springville, Lawrence, Indiana
Family records Records belonging Anna (Andis) Blackwell
Family records Records and photos belonging to Jan White
Family records Records and photos belonging to Bobbie Andis
Family records Records and photos belonging to Vicky Toborg
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan

 

Miscellaneous Information
1) Opher and Rosa's marriage records.

2) Wife of Opher James Andis: Rosa Belle McFarlen - born 25 Jun 1898 Odon, Daviess Co, IN; 1958 Andis Family Reunion photo; died 23 Aug 1989 Springville, Lawrence, IN; obituaries; death certificate; cause of death: ASCVD; buried Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Bedford, Lawrence, IN (tombstone photo shown below); funeral card; daughter of William James "Jonas" McFarlen (born May 1858 TN; son of Dr Franklin "D F" McFarlen and Jane Nickols Wallingsford - family photos) and Liza A "Lizzie" Laughlin (born Dec 1862 IN); Rosa married (1) in 1916 Daviess Co, IN to Henry Johnson, who died 05 Jun 1917 - Henry and Rosa had two children.  * Rosa is a sister of Fannie M McFarlen, found here under (12) Franklin Melvin Andis.

3) Opher's WWII draft registration card and service records.

4) City Directory listing for Opher and Rosa

5) Newspaper article celebrating Opher and Rosie's 50th anniversary (includes photo).

6) Opher is included in photos from the 1958 Andis Family Reunion.

7) Funeral records and obituaries and death certificate for Opher; cause of death: cerebral thrombosis.

 

Photos and/or signatures

thanks to Vicky Toborg for the following photos:

Opher James Andis and his wife,
 Rosa Belle (McFarlen) Andis

unknown date

 

back: Gladys, Rosie, Opher, Jessie
front: - Mary Lou, Martha Sue

c. 1942

Rosa and Opher Andis

unknown date

Opher James Andis and his wife Rosa Belle (McFarlen) Andis

Cresthaven Memory Gardens
Bedford, Lawrence County, Indiana

photo taken by Valerie Boman

 

signatures: