Oregon City Courier, Thursday, February 17, 1916
VETERAN ANSWERS CALL
L. R. Andrews, a member of the Grand Army of the Republic, and a veteran of many engagements of the Civil War, died Tuesday morning at his home in Mount Pleasant. Members of Meade Post No. 2 had charge of the funeral services. Mr. Andrews was a native of Ohio and was born in 1833.
Mr. Andrews was married twice, his first wife being Miss Harriet Selkirk, who died 32 years ago. Subsequently he married her sister, Miss Jennie Selkirk, who survives him. One son, F. R. Andrews, mourns his father’s death. Mr. Andrews came to Oregon from Indiana in 1905. A sister, Mrs. Alice Jugles, of Fort Wayne, Ind., has been notified of his death.
Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, February 18, 1916
L. R. ANDREWS, CIVIL WAR VETERAN, DIES
L. R. Andrews died at 5 o’clock Tuesday morning at his home in Mount Pleasant. He was born in Ohio, August 1, 1833.
His first wife was Miss Harriet Selkirk, and after her death 32 years ago he was married in 1882 to her sister, Miss Jennie Selkirk, who survives him, along with one son, F. R. Andrews of Mount Pleasant.
Mr. Andrews came here in 1905 from Indiana. His sister, Mrs. Alice Jungles, lives at Fort Wayne, Ind. He was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Oregon Death Index: Leigh Richard Andrews, 15 Feb, 1916
(Family records show name as Leigh Richmond Andrews)
Civil War Pension Index: Andrews, Leigh R.
Widow: Andrews, Jennie L
M 2 Ill L A
1890 Dec 12, Invalid, Application: 990496, Certificate: 799025, Ind
1916 Apr 10, Widow, Application: 1064332, Oregon
Name: Leigh R . Andrews
Regiment State/Origin: Illinois
Regiment: 2nd Regiment, Illinois Light Artillery
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M539 roll 2
Name: Leigh R Andrews
Enlistment Date: 21 Sep 1864
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Illinois
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in the Illinois 2nd LA Batty M Light Artillery Battery on 21 Sep 1864. Mustered out on 23 May 1865.
Death Place: Clackamas County, Oregon
Sources: Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men, Research by Harold Slavik