The Family of Wesley Andrews

Charles Wesley Andrews
December 10, 1875 Aurora, Ontario, Canada
December 22, 1950 Portland, Oregon

Wesley Andrews, one of the Pacific Northwest’s pioneer photographer, who has donated hundreds of his negatives to the Oregon Historical Society. Has also been a newspaper editor in Eastern Oregon.

The article on the previous page is from the files of Pearl Jones located at the Baker County Library, Baker City, Oregon.

Information and photos collected by Gary Jaensch.

He set up his first studio at Baker, Oregon in 1904. He captured many early Oregon views and was perhaps best known for his perfectly framed shots of the beautiful Oregon Coast. For a time, he was publisher of the Morning Democrat in Baker City.

In the 1920’s, Wesley Andrews moved his production studios to Portland. Eventually, the business was sold to Herb Goldsmith.

Charles Wesley and Etta Pearl Hooper Andrews
Married 28 November 1898, LaGrande, Union, Oregon
Daughters (not in order)
Thelma Pearl, Esther Marguerite and Janie Minerva

Parents of Charles Wesley Andrews

Charles Caswell Andrews
7 Nov 1852 - 26 Jan 1928
Sarah Sophia Aikens Andrews
21 Jan 1848 - 1 Mar 1939
Married January 4, 1875, Baker City, Oregon

Children in Birth Order
Wesley Charles Andrews
10 December 1875 - 22 December 1950
John Aiken Andrews
16 September 1878 - 24 June 1922
Maria Jane Andrews
7 April, 1880 - 23 December 1942
Sarah Margaret Andrews
5 September 1883 - 9 December 1943
Lillie Victoria Andrews
27 June 1887 - 12 December 1979
Clara May Andrews
26 June 1892 - 6 May 1922 

Charles Wesley Andrews Family

Charles Wesley and Etta Pearl Hooper Andrews
Janie Minerva, Esther Marguerite, Thelma Pearl, boy unknown
girls listed by smallest, may not be correct

Andrews Home

1123 Elm Street, Baker City, Oregon
Said to be the Andrews Home
Left ot Right: Sam and Janie Wilson, Thelma, Esther, Pearl, Lily and Ira

Baker County in the Eighties


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