Leander Andrews
& Phariba Caudill

Leander Andrews (Anders), son of William ANDREWS & Sarah "Sally" CHEEK, was born 1828 in Orange or Ashe Co., NC, and died 1882 in Alleghany Co., NC. He married Phariba Caudill, daughter of Jesse P. CAUDILL & Sarah ROBERTS, abt. 1849. She was born 1830 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died 1907 in Alleghany Co., NC. Leander Andrews is buried at the Antioch Primitive Baptist Church in Alleghany Co., NC.

Children of Leander Andrews & Phariba Caudill:

  1. Jesse Andrews, b. Jan. 1847, Ashe Co., NC; d. 1924, Alleghany Co., NC; m. Elizabeth "Bettie" SANDERS, daughter of Richard SANDERS & Annie ROYAL, Dec. 29, 1866, Alleghany Co., NC (b. May 1845; d. 1925); bur. Antioch Primitive Baptist Church, Alleghany Co., NC.
  2. William Andrews, b. abt. 1850, Ashe Co., NC; no records after 1870 (may have died or left the area).
  3. Sarah Jane Andrews, b. Mar. 8, 1852, Ashe Co., NC; d. Dec. 21, 1926, Alleghany Co., NC; never married; bur. Antioch Primitive Baptist Church, Alleghany Co., NC.
  4. Frances "Frankie" Andrews, b. abt. 1854, Ashe Co., NC; d. Mar. 17, 1931; m. James W. CROUSE, son of Benjamin CROUSE, Jr. & Araminta "Minty" unknown, Mar. 2, 1872, Alleghany Co., NC (b. May 20, 1854; d. Nov. 10, 1891; bur. Antioch Primitive Baptist Church, Alleghany Co., NC).
  5. John William Andrews, b. Mar. 24, 1856, Ashe Co., NC; d. June 30, 1922, Alleghany Co., NC; m. Ellen Rosamond EDWARDS, daughter of Berry "Berryson" EDWARDS, Jr. & Amanda M. WAGONER, Dec. 25, 1879, Alleghany Co., NC (b. Mar. 22, 1860; d. Aug. 18, 1940); bur. Glade Creek Church, Hooker, Alleghany Co., NC.
  6. Lee Martin Andrews, b. Apr. 4, 1858, Ashe Co., NC; d. Sept. 3, 1929, Alleghany Co., NC; m. Cynthia Elizabeth "Bettie" EDWARDS, daughter of Thomas EDWARDS & Nancy FENDER, Sept. 25, 1879, Alleghany Co., NC (b. Nov. 11, 1861; d. Dec. 26, 1941); bur. Landmark Union Baptist Church, Alleghany Co., NC.
  7. Henry Reeves Andrews, b. abt. 1860, Alleghany Co., NC; d. unk (seems to have left the area); m. Sarah Jane PHIPPS, daughter of Noah Webster PHIPPS & Nancy Anna MCBRIDE, June 10, 1882, Alleghany Co., NC.
  8. Martha Ellen Andrews, b. abt. 1861, Alleghany Co., NC; d. ?; m. (1) Jacob JOINES, son of Daniel JOINES & Mary Jane HOPPERS, Mar. 26, 1881, Alleghany Co., NC (b. Oct. 1850; d. 1941) (divorced before 1885); m. (2) Thomas S. MOXLEY, son of Nathaniel MOXLEY & Nancy Caroline TOLIVER, Aug. 12, 1885, Alleghany Co., NC (b. abt. 1864; d. ?).
  9. Biddie Lou Andrews, b. July 10, 1867, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Feb. 18, 1937, Alleghany Co., NC; m. George WILES, son of John WILES & Susan __, Aug. 12, 1889, Alleghany Co., NC (b. Nov. 17, 1865; d. Nov. 28, 1941); bur. Antioch Primitive Baptist Church, Alleghany Co., NC.
  10. Nancy Caroline Andrews, b. Aug. 25, 1869, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Mar. 4, 1961; m. John Alexander BLEVINS, son of Granville BLEVINS & Mary TOLIVER, Jan. 4, 1889, Alleghany Co., NC (b. Sept. 11, 1867; d. July 20, 1961); bur. Antioch Primitive Baptist Church, Alleghany Co., NC. Living in Johnson Co., TN, in 1920.
  11. Amanda Andrews, b. Nov. 4, 1871, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Jan. 21, 1928; m. Enoch Thomas HAMM, son of William Mack HAMM & Mary MOXLEY, July 23, 1891, Alleghany Co., NC (b. May 28, 1866; d. Mar. 13, 1952); bur. Antioch Primitive Baptist Church, Alleghany Co., NC.
  12. George F. Andrews, b. 1874, d. 1893, Alleghany Co., NC; bur. Antioch Primitive Baptist Church, Alleghany Co., NC.

Notes

Leander Andrews (Anders) was the oldest son of William Anders and Sarah Cheek.  He married Phariba CAUDILL about 1849, based on the ages of their children.  Leander and Phariba lived in Alleghany County on the headwaters of Elk Creek, on the northern side of Peach Bottom Mountain.  Leander's estate was probated in Alleghany County in 1882.  (NC Archives Box No. CR.004.508.1; Alleghany Will Book A, p.56.)  "Pherabia" Andrews' estate was probated in 1907.  (NC Archives Box No. CR.004.508.1)  Leander Andrews is buried at the Antioch Primitive Baptist Church in Alleghany County.  Phariba's burial place is not listed in the book Alleghany County Cemeteries Through 1986.

Records

1850 Census, Ashe Co., NC, p.288 (HH#726):
LEE ANDERS, 21, farmer, $75, NC
-- Fariby, 21, NC
-- Jesse, 1, NC
WILSON, Royal, 23, farmer, $175, NC
-- Martha, 24, NC
1860 Census, Alleghany Co., NC, Gap Civil Twp., p.355/178 (HH#24):
LEANDER ANDERS, 30, farmer, $200, $150, NC
-- Fariba, 30, NC
-- Jesse, 11, NC
-- William, 9, NC
-- Sarah, 7, NC
-- Franklin, 5, NC
-- John, 3, NC
-- Lee, 2, NC
-- Henry, 1 mo., NC
1870 Census, Alleghany Co., NC, Prather's Creek Twp. (HH#97):
LEANDER ANDERS, 48, farmer, NC
-- Ferba, 44, NC
-- William, 20, NC
-- Sarah, 18, NC
-- Frankie, 16, NC
-- John, 14, NC
-- Lee, 12, NC
-- Reeves, 10, NC
-- Martha, 8, NC
-- Biddy, 4, NC
-- Caroline, 1, NC
1880 Census, Alleghany Co., NC, Prather's Creek Twp. (HH#16):
LEANDER ANDERS, 52, farmer, NC NC NC
-- Ferabia, 50, wife, NC NC NC
-- Sarah, 28, dau, " " "
-- Martha, 18, dau, " " "
-- Biddy, 13, dau, " " "
-- Caroline, 11, dau, " " "
-- Amanda, 9, dau, " " "
-- George, 6, son, " " "
-- Elizabeth, 4, granddaughter, " " "
1900 Census, Alleghany Co., NC, Prather's Creek Twp. (HH#189):
PHERIBA ANDREWS, Apr.[?] 1830, age 70, wd, 12 children born, 10 living, NC NC NC
-- M[???], grandson, Apr. 1886, age 14, NC NC NC

Deed Abstracts

June 12, 1851. David MAXWELL to Leander ANDERS, 50 acres on headwaters of Elk Creek adj. a branch, top of a ridge, & my line, for $50. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wits: Wm. ANDERS, Jesse P.Q. CAUDILL. Proved June 3, 1872, by Jesse P.Q. CAUDILL. (Alleghany DB 2:14.)

Apr. 19, 1870. James H. PARKS & Jonathan H. DOUGHTON, Exec'rs of David MAXWELL, dec'd, to Leander ANDERS, 48 ¼ acres adj. said ANDERS, for $50. Sold to Leander ANDERS by David MAXWELL during his lifetime but not recorded. Signed: J.H. DOUGHTON, J.H. PARKS. Wit: Wm. ANDERS. Proved June 3, 1872, by Wm. ANDERS. (Alleghany DB 2:15.)

The following deeds involve the heirs of Leander Andrews:

Feb. 13, 1883. Jesse F. ANDREWS & Pheby ANDREWS, Exec'rs of Leander ANDREWS, dec'd, to W.B. CHEEK, a tract of land on Elk Creek near the foot of Peach Bottom Mountain adj. James CROUSE & Phebe ANDREWS. Signed: Jesse F. (X) ANDREWS, Pheby (X) ANDREWS. Wits: F.W. CHEEK, J.F. EDWARDS, M.F. JOINES. Proved Dec. 7, 1885, by M.F. JOINES. Reg. Dec. 14, 1885. (Alleghany DB 6:74.)

Aug. 1, 1883. Jesse ANDREWS & Pheby ANDREWS, Exec'rs of Lee A. ANDREWS, dec'd, to William ANDREWS, 16 acres on Elk Creek adj. Wm. CHEEK, for $20.50. Signed: Jesse (X) ANDREWS, Pheby (X) ANDREWS. Wits: J.R. SANDERS, WIlson SANDERS. Proved Dec. 28, 1885. Reg. Dec. 29, 1885. (Alleghany DB 6:357.)

Mar. 12, 1897. Sarah ANDERS, Franky CROUSE, John ANDERS & wife R. Ellen, John BLEVINS & wife N.C. BLEVINS, Jesse F. ANDERS & wife Elizabeth, George WILES & wife Biddie, to F.M. ANDERS, for $200, their interest in the lands formerly owned by Leander ANDERS and willed by Ferby ANDERS, dec'd, except for the land that was sold by the executors of Leander ANDERS adj. E.M. WILLIAMS, H.D. ESTEP & others. Signed: Sarah (X) ANDERS, Franky (X) CROUSE, J.W. ANDERS, R.E. (X) ANDERS, J.A. BLEVINS, N.C. (X) BLEVINS, Elizabeth (X) ANDERS, George WILES, Biddy (X) WILES. Proved Apr. 1, 1907. Reg. Oct. 25, 1907. (Alleghany DB 22:349.)

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