Francis Andrews

8 July 1754–30 December 1825 (Age 71)
Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Francis

When Francis Andrews was born on 8 July 1754, in Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Ebenezer Andress, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Sturges, was 28. He married Amelia Prince about 1777. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States in 1790. He registered for military service in 1776. He died on 30 December 1825, in Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 71.

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Francis Andrews
Sabra Parsons
Marriage: 5 March 1778
Stephen Andrews
Daniel Andrews
Eunice Andrews
George Andrews
Samuel Andrews
Sturges Andrews
Mary Andrews
Betsy Andrews

Spouse and Children

5 March 1778
Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States


    Stephen Andrews


    Daniel Andrews


    Eunice Andrews


    George Andrews


    Samuel Andrews


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World Events (6)


Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 27

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Age 37

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Francis Andrews, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Francis Andrews, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Francis Andrews, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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