ANDREWS CEMETERY, MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE
ANDREWS, J. K. (James K.) Polk, 4 Sep 1839 - 25 Oct 1928. (James K. Polk Andrews; s/o Michael S. & Patsy (Patrick) Andrews.)
James K Polk Andrews was born 4 Sep 1839 and died 25 Oct 1928. He was the s/o Michael S. & Patsy (Patrick) Andrews, who came to Tenn. from N.C., mar. Hannah Harris, who was the d/o Charles & Martha (Chunn) Harris. The Andrews had 4 sons and three daughters; He served 4 yrs in Confederate States of Army, MCTC records him as being ranked 1st Lieut., Though that rank may have been an undocumented promotion late in the war I only found Pvt.; 17th Tenn Inf. Co. C. rank in Pvt. rank out Pvt. Ref: Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Film #M231 roll 1; From the Tn. State Library Archives J.K.P. Andrews Maury Co., Soldier's Pension #'s S13058 & S15703 both with the 17th Inf.)
Photo and information by Wayne Austin 12/27/2006. War service from MCTC updated by MB McClain 17 May 2010.