Francis ANDREWS

Male Abt 1620 - 1662  (~ 42 years)


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  • Name Francis ANDREWS  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1620  Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Mar 1662  Fairfield, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2683  adkinshorton
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2013 

    Family Anna SMITH,   b. 1625, Fairfield, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1661/62, Fairfield, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 1641  Hartford, Hartford Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hannah ANDREWS
     2. Elizabeth ANDREWS
     3. Ruth ANDREWS
     4. Jeremiah ANDREWS
     5. Hester ANDREWS
     6. Rebecca ANDREWS
    +7. Mary Frances ANDREWS,   b. Abt 1645, Fairfield, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1691, Fairfield, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
    +8. John ANDREWS,   b. 27 Sep 1646, Fairfield, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1683, Fairfield, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     9. Thomas ANDREWS,   b. 1647, Hartford, Hartford Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Abraham ANDREWS,   b. Abt 1652,   d. Bef 31 Dec 1729, Waterbury, New Haven Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    Family ID F18904  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    THE HISTORY OF FAIRFIELD, Fairfield County, Connecticut, Vol. I
    THE HISTORY OF FAIRFIELD, Fairfield County, Connecticut, Vol. I
    From the settlement of the town in 1639 to 1818

    by Mrs. Elizabeth Hubbell Shenck - New York, 1889

    www.archive.org

  • Notes 
    • Found on the list of Origianal Hartford Founders - A list of those settlers who came to Hartford before February, 1640 He is listed as: Francis Andrews

      list found online at:
      ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ct/hartford/towns/hartford/prop001a.txt

      "Francis Andrews purchased before 1640 the north part of Richard Buttler's lot on the corner of the present elm and Trinity Streets. Died in Fairfield. Will dated June 6, 1662; proved March 5, 1993." From Families of Early Hartford, CT page 10

      Sources:
      Abbrev: Families of Early Hartford, CT
      Author: Lucius Barnes Barbour
      Publication: Baltimore, Genealogical Publications, 1982
      Repository:
      Name: GenealogyLibrary.com (Family Tree Maker)

      Page: 10
      Quality: 3
      Abbrev: Families of Early Hartford, CT
      Author: Lucius Barnes Barbour
      Publication: Baltimore, Genealogical Publications, 1982
      Repository:
      Name: GenealogyLibrary.com (Family Tree Maker)

      Page: 10
      Quality: 3
      Text: d. 1662-3, died in Fairfield

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      copy of family group web page data: [bracketed comments added]

      First Generation
      1. Francis1 Andrus was born in England about 1620. Francis died 1662/1663 in Fairfield, Fairfield, CT, at 43 years of age. He married Anna Smith. Francis Andrews purchased before 1640, the north part of Richard Butler's lot on the corner of the present Elm & Trinity streets. He removed to Fairfield where he was an early member of the 1st Congregational Church. His name appears on the founders monument in Fairfield.

      His will is dated 6 June 1662, proved 5 March 1663. Anna, late wife of Francis Andrews dec'd, sold to [!son-in-law] Simon Couch, 14 Mar 1663/4; and on 28 Feb 1673/4 Couch had land entered which he had purchased of Ann Smith, Exec'x of the will of Francis Andrews. Francis may have been the brother of William of Hartford and John of Farmington. It is at least worth to note that John (son of Francis) and Thomas (son of William) m. sisters, daus. of John Kirby of Middletown; while Thomas (son of Francis) and Abraham (son of John) also m. sisters, daus. of Robert Porter of Farmington.

      Francis [!Andrews] Andrus and Anna Smith had the following children:

      2 i. Hannah2 Andrus. She married John Crampton. John was "of Norwalk".

      3 ii. Elizabeth Andrus.

      4 iii. Ruth Andrus.

      5 iv. Jeremiah Andrus. He removed to Bedford.

      6 v. Hester Andrus.

      7 vi. Rebecca Andrus. She married Samuel Benedict 7 July 1678. Samuel was "of Norwalk".

      8 vii. Mary Andrus [!Mary Frances Andrews]. Mary died 1671. She married Simon Couch. Simon died 1688.

      9 viii. John Andrus was born in Hartford, Hartford, CT 1646. John died 1683 in Fairfield, Fairfield, CT, at 37 years of age. He was christened 27 September 1646 in Hartford, Hartford, CT.

      10 ix. Thomas Andrus was born in Hartford, Hartford, CT 1647. He was christened 2 January 1648 in Hartford, Hartford, CT.
      + 11 x. Abraham Andrus was born about 1652.

      Send email to preparer: vtandrew@erols.com
      The Descendants of Francis Andrus: First Generation Page 1 of 1
      http://www5.pair.com/vtandrew/andrews/i0009256.htm 5/18/2008

  • Sources 
    1. [S18735] List of Original Hartford Founders.

    2. [S18736] Families of Early Hartford, CT.


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