Kent County Biographies
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Railway Officials in America 1906
Charles Andrus, farmer, was born in New York, Dec. 11, 1832; is a son of Thaddeus and Sally Andrus, natives
of Fairfield Co., Conn. He came in 1856 to Sparta, and was married in 1861, to Clarissa J. Carl, born in 1842.
She came to Kent county in 1858 with her mother, Susan Carl. They have two children - Zella C. and Emery D. Mr.
Andrus was reared a farmer, and at 18 set out to carve his own future, unaided by money or advice, and now owns
40 acres of land On sec. 1. He has acquired a comfortable independence by the aid of his own good sense and energy.
He has held the office of School Director.
History of Kent County, Michigan
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