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Roy Chapman Andrews (1884 - 1960)

Roy Chapman Andrews
Born in Beloit, Wisconsinmap
Ancestors ancestors
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Husband of — married 7 Oct 1914 (to 1931) in Westchester, NY, USAmap
Husband of — married 21 Feb 1935 in Manhattan, New Yorkmap
Died in Carmel, Californiamap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Nov 2016
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Roy Chapman Andrews was an American explorer, adventurer and naturalist who became the director of the American Museum of Natural History. He is primarily known for leading a series of expeditions through the fragmented China of the early 20th century into the Gobi Desert and Mongolia. The expeditions made important discoveries and brought the first-known fossil dinosaur eggs to the museum. His popular writings about his adventures made him famous.[1]


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  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 January 2015), Roy Andrews in household of Lena M Chapman, Beloit city Ward 3, Rock, Wisconsin, United States; citing sheet 9A, family 179, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,814.
  • "Wisconsin State Census, 1905," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 November 2014), Roy C Andrews in household of Chas E Andrews, Beloit city, ward 3, Rock, Wisconsin; citing p. 139, line 11, State Historical Society, Madison; FHL microfilm 1,020,983.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 3 November 2016), Roy Chapman Andrews, Assembly District 15, Manhattan, New York City, New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 31-1352, sheet 12B, family 246, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2656.

"New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 March 2015), Roy Chapman Andrews and Wilhelmina Anderson Christmas, 21 Feb 1935; citing Marriage, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,685,081.

"California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch ( : 26 November 2014), Roy C Andrews, 11 Mar 1960; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

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