William S Andis


Civil War

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


Birth:  09 Apr 1832  Lee Co, VA (Bible entry)
Death:  04 May 1872  probably Lee Co, VA (Bible entry)

Marriage #1

Caroline Elizabeth Miles

c. 1850  Lee Co, VA?


Edward C Andis c. 1851
Milton White Andis 27 Oct 1854 (Bible entry) or 27 Oct 1856
Melvin B Andis 12 Mar 1857
William Baker Andis 13 Jun 1858
Emma C Andis Nov 1862
children of William S Andis and Caroline Elizabeth (Miles) Andis


1840 Federal census Lee Co, VA - age 5-10  (census information)
1860 Federal census Western Dist., Lee Co, VA - age 28  (view census information)
Ancestry.com WWI and WWII Civilian Draft Database; Social Security index; California Death Index; newspaper articles
National Archives, Washington D.C. Military records
Lee Co, VA Marriages Index 1830-36; 1850-54; 1853-1916 (personally viewed book and original film from Family History Center

Bicentennial History of Lee County, VA 1792-1992 

Family data
Middletown Public Library, Middletown, OH Obituaries
Northville Public Library, Northville, MI Obituaries
Tennessee State Library and Archives WWI Veterans index (online)
Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness volunteer Rick Warner Obituaries
Random Acts of Kindness volunteer Debra Bloom Obituary from the Richland Co, SC library
Oak Hill Cemetery, Johnson City, Washington, TN Viewed and photographed tombstones
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Miscellaneous Information

1) Wife of William S Andis: Caroline Elizabeth Miles - born c. 1835 Lee Co, VA; died (___); daughter of David Miles* (1814 VA-likely 1880-1900) and Eliza W ____ (1818 VA-likely 1880-1900). * David is a brother of John Miles found here in the miscellaneous area.

2) William Andis served in the Civil War. He enlisted as a private, and was in Co. I of the 64th Regiment of the Mtd. Infantry, fighting for the Confederacy.  He was paroled 28 Apr 1865 at Cumberland Gap, TN.  He received distinguished service status; military papers.  

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