Claire (Smith) Andrews

Image descriptionClaire Marie Smith (daughter of John Smith Jr.) married Edward Owen Andrews on March 27, 1954 in Emporia, Virginia. They were married 30 years. (This was her second marriage)  

They had 2 childred (1 son* and 1 daughter) and 1 grandson.




Claire (Smith) Andrews

Born Claire Marie Smith in New Bedford on September 9, 1930. She was named after XXX.


Edward O. Andrews (Age: 69)

Born in Mica in Caroline County, Virginia on July 23, 1924 and died in New Bedford on June 12, 1993.

He had 1 sister, Ora May, born August 12, 1931 in Mica and 1 brother George Wesley born July 10, 1936 in Manquin, Virginia.



Maternal Parents - John Philip Jr. and Emma Smith

Father: John Philip Jr. (Age: 68)

Born in New Bedford on July 29, 1890 and died in New Bedford on August 19, 1958.

John (age 27) married Emma (age 27) on June 18, 1917 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. They had 5 daughters and 10 grandchildren.

Mother: Emma (Boulé) Smith (Age: 86)

Born Emma Louise Boulé in New Bedford on December 14, 1890 and died in New Bedford on February 9, 1976.

Paternal Parents - Alfonson Andrews and Susie Seay

Father: Alfonso Andrews (Age: )

Alfonso Andrews was born in Mineral, Virginia on xx. He died at home on April 28, 1965 and is buried in Richmond, Va. He was the oldest child of George Andrews and Nancy Gooch. In his early years, shortly before getting married, Alfonso traveled with a circus as a photographer.

Alfonso Andrews (age XX) married Susie Seay (age 16) on June 17, 1919 in Louisa County, Virginia. They had 3 children (2 sons and 1 daughter) and ?? grandchildren.

His occupation was a cabinet and clock maker and worked at Wright's Furniture Shop. He played the fiddle and the guitar at the local Saturday night barn dances.

Mother: Susie (Seay) Andrews (Age: 77)

Susie Elizabeth Seay was born in Louisa County, Virginia on June 6, 1903 in Louisa County, Virginia, and died February 13, 1980 in Richmond, Virginia.

*Footnote: Kenneth Andrews was born Kenneth White, Claire's first husband. (see Kenneth Andews page for details.)