Andrews

 

My Andrews ancestors

GENERATION 1
01. Francis Andrus was born abt. 1623 in Essex, England.  At some point in the 1630's he immigrated to New England. 

"Francis moved to Fairfield and was an early member.  Francis is listed on the "Founders Monument" [among the first settlers of that town.] He purchased before 1640 the north part of Richard Butler's lot on the corner of the present Elm & Trinity Streets.  He married Anna Smith [abt. 1641].  He died in Fairfield , will dated June 6, 1662; proved March 5, 1663."  Source: "Families of Early Hartford CT. by Lucius Barnes Barbour (1977) p. 10"

Francis may have been the brother of William of Hartford and John of Farmington.

The children of Francis and Anna listed in "Families of Early Hartford CT" are:

1 Hannah Andrews ( - ) Married John Crampton of Norwalk
2 Ruth Andrews  
3 Jeremiah Andrews - He removed to Bedford  
4 Hester Andrews
5 Rebecca Andrews ( - ) Married Samuel Benedict on Jul 7, 1678.  Samuel was of Norwalk
6 Mary Andrews (1645 in Fairfield, CT - May 22, 1691)
    Married Simon Couch (1633-1687) - immigrant ancestor of many with the surname "Couch"
    1.
Thomas Couch (1659 - ) - Body lost at sea
    2.
Martha Couch (Sep 13, 1669 in Fairfield, CT - Sep 8, 1725 in Goshen, NY)
        Married Abraham Finch (1665-1716)
    3.
Capt. Samuel Couch (1671 in Fairfield, CT - Nov 24, 1741 New Haven, CT)

        Married Edri Hurlbert (1674-1737)
        1. Benjamin Couch (Dec 27, 1702 - Sep 27, 1748)
        2. Solomon Couch (May 24, 1713 - Sep 26, 1748)
7 John Andrews (Sep 27, 1646 in Hartford, CT - 1683 in Fairfield, CT)
    Married (1) Elizabeth Porter
    Married (2) Bethiah Kirby (1658-1700) in 1678
    1. Sarah Andrews (Jan 12, 1680 in Hartford, CT - Nov 6, 1719 in Ridgefield, CT)
        Married Richard Osborn in 1699. 10 children.
8 Thomas Andrews (Jan 2, 1647/8 in Hartford, CT - 1718)
9 Abraham Andrews (See Below)
GENERATION 2
02. Abraham Andrus, son of Francis and Anna was born in 1655 in Fairfield, CT.  He was a man of note in Waterbury, CT and served as one of the town's first townsmen or selectmen.  In 1672 he married Rebecca Carrington, daughter of John Carrington and Joan, a couple who were charged with witchcraft in 1651 and hanged. Abraham died in 1729 in Waterbury, New Haven, CT.

The children of Abraham and Rebecca as listed in "The History of Waterbury, CT" (link) are:

1 Rebecca Andrews (See Below)     
2 Mary Andrews (Mar 10, 1674/5 - ) Married Daniel Warner in April, 1693.      
3 Hannah Andrews (Sep 8, 1678 - ) Married Zopher Northrup     
4 Abraham Andrews (Oct 14, 1680 - ) Married Hannah Stephens on Nov 5, 1702. 6 children noted but not by name.
5 Sarah Andrews (Mar 16, 1683/4 - Mar 6, 1773) Married Joseph Lewis
6 Rachel Andrews (Jul 11, 1686 - )
   Married (1) Samuel Orvis/Orvice (1685 - bef 1735) on Sep 5, 1707.
   Married (2) Thomas Richards on Dec 28, 1738, son of Thomas Richards and Mary Parsons
   Source: "A History of the Orvis Family in America, p. 17" - Google Books Link
7 John Andrews (Jul 16, 1688 - ) Married Martha Warner - 8 children noted by not by name.
8 Thomas Andrews (Mar 6, 1694 - )
   Married Mary Turner, daughter of John Turner of Hartford on Nov 2, 1725
   Three daughters noted but not by name
GENERATION 3

03. Rebecca Andrews, daughter of Abraham and Rebecca was born on December 16, 1672.  She married William Hickok, son of Samuel Hickok and Hannah Upson in 1696 in Farmington, CT. 

I descend from their daughter Rebecca Hickok who married Caleb Thompson.

 

Migration pattern of my Andrews family
England -- Connecticut

 

Surnames that married into my Andrews family

 CARRINGTON      HICKOK  SMITH

 

My Descent From The Andrews Line

Generation Father Mother
13 Francis Andrus (1623-1663) Anna Smith (1624-1663)
12 Abraham Andrus (1655-1729) Rebecca Carrington (1655-)
11 William Hickok (1672-1737) Rebecca Andrews (1672-)
10 Caleb Thompson (1708-) Rebecca Hickok (1708-)
9 Jedediah Turner (1733-1819) Rachel Thompson (1737-1771)
8 Asa Turner (1765-1847) Isabel Ketchum (1769-1842)
7 Miles Jones (1794-1885) Pamelia Turner (1805-1883)
6 Darius Benjamin Jones (1834-1918) Marquerite Cowan (1835-1906)
5 Nathaniel Henry Hawk (1858-1944) Anna Irene Jones (1868-1936)
4 Ernest August Schwiening (1873-1944) Grace Myrtle Hawk (1885-1984)
3 William Edward Marshall (1901-1981) Irene Sophia Schwiening (1908-1992)
2 William Edward Marshall
1 Tod Howard Marshall


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