Charles C. Andrews
RUFUS ANDREWS, farmer, P. O. Plain City, is the youngest son of Charles and Alvira (Hubbard) Andrews, of Connecticut, who settled in this county in 1814, purchasing at the time a large tract of land. Afterward be bought a tract of land in Franklin County, Ohio. He died in 1823, his wife died in 1819. Our subject was bound out at the age of fourteen years, and four years later went to Madison County, Ohio. May 27, 1840, he was married to Sophia C., daughter of C. Smith, by whom he had six children, one of whom is living, viz., Frank E. Our subject owns 100 acres of the homestead farm and in all he is the possessor of 275 acres of valuable land.
His son, Charles C., enlisted in 1863, in the three months' service, and reenlisted in the Eighteenth United States Regulars, for three years, but on account of sickness was discharged. After recovering he again enlisted in the Forty-fifth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, in which he served till the close of the war. Our subject married for his second wife Sarah N., daughter of H. Wheeler, who was born September 3, 1826. Mr. Andrews was born August 13, 1817.
Mustered in: 1/12/64, Co. H
Transferred out: 6/12/65 to 51st Ohio Infantry
Applied for pension: 9/16/79
Widow (Elizabeth Andrews) applied for pension: 12/13/80
History of Union County, Ohio, Darby Township - Biographical Sketches.