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Hjalmer KARINEN Esther ANDREWS(wife)late 1899Minn.,S.D.1920,Wash.1940,Calif.1970

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Info on Esther Victoria Andrews

Posted: 28 Feb 2001 10:22PM GMT
Edited: 21 Jun 2001 6:41PM GMT
Please reply any info on Esther Victoria Andrews that you may have. My grandfather's name was Alexander Andrews. He died 3/16/61. He and Emma lived in Solina, Kansas and I think she died 8/29/1909. Her nickname was Tilly. She raised the 2 girls and 4 boys after my grandmother died. She died when my father was around 16 months old. The kids names were Anna, William, Walter, Clarence, Victor (my dad) and the other sister we never knew much about. We knew she was married and lived in Calif. All I can remember about Tilly is she spoke little English. Mostly Swedish. Grandpa spoke both. She ate most of her food with a knife. She must have been a wonderful woman. She put up with my grandfather and raised all of those kids and did a great job.

Do you have any pictures of Emma? I have one of her and our family when we visited them one summer in Kansas but it is very hard to really see their faces. Please let me know if any of this sounds familar. Sorry I do not have any info on Hjalmer Karinen. Also, if you have a picture of Esther, I would be very interested. The family looked like Grandpa Andrews very much. I do not remember seeing any pictures of Grandpa's first wife who gave birth to the 6 Andrews'.

Please let me know. Thanks for listening.
Karen Lorraine (Andrews)Owen
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Valerie Karinen 23 Dec 1999 12:16AM GMT 
karenlowen 1 Mar 2001 5:22AM GMT 
karenlowen 2 Mar 2001 9:36AM GMT 
Rudy Gath 11 Mar 2002 9:19AM GMT 
sltregell 6 Jan 2010 6:33PM GMT 
mdchristman 4 Apr 2002 3:00AM GMT 
Dr. Earl Kymala 16 Dec 2003 7:33PM GMT 
Dr. Earl Kymala 16 Dec 2003 7:41PM GMT 
larry karinen 8 Oct 2004 9:04AM GMT 
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