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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Family Time Line

Francis Andrews
1754–1825
Sabra Parsons
1758–
Marriage: 5 March 1778
Stephen Andrews
1780–
Daniel Andrews
1783–
Eunice Andrews
1786–
George Andrews
1788–
Samuel Andrews
1791–1843
Sturges Andrews
1793–1859
Mary Andrews
1796–1855
Betsy Andrews
1798–1868

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 March 1778
Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(8)

    Stephen Andrews

    Male1780–Male

    Daniel Andrews

    Male1783–Male

    Eunice Andrews

    Female1786–Female

    George Andrews

    Male1788–Male

    Samuel Andrews

    Male1791–1843Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (6)

1776

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.
1791

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.

Possible Related Names

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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