Baptised:- 2 February 1839 - Camborne, Cornwall
Died:- 6 June 1917 - Chico, Butte County, California, U.S.A.
Son of William Andrewartha and Mary Andrewartha **
Baptised:- 19 October 1833
Died:- 13 May 1876 - Bruce Mines, Ontario, Canada
Cause - Miners consumption
Mary and Ellen were twins.
Some of the information from this point onwards comes from
Myrtle Sheila Pollard of Port Orchard, Washington, U.S.A.
The name Andrewartha is believed to derive from a Cornish hamlet of that name, in the parish of St. Agnes, which is now known as Trewartha. The family name was abbreviated to Andrews by later generations.
** John Andrewartha was a common name in Redruth
in the 1830s and which of them married Louisa Hotten is uncertain. The identification above comes from John Smith of Australia who has extensively researched the Andrewartha name.