Joseph Andrews

9 February 1791–
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Andrews was born on 9 February 1791, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathaniel Andrews, was 29 and his mother, Lois Blakeslee, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Andrews
1761–1836
Lois Blakeslee
1762–1823
Ira Andrews
1781–1861
Nathaniel Andrews
1800–1857
Andrew Andrews
1783–1858
Asenath Andrews
1785–1819
Salmon Andrews
1788–1855
Joseph Andrews
1791–
Polly Andrews
1793–
Vincey Andrews
1795–1879
Orrin Andrews
1797–1882
Aaron Andrews
1803–1814
Ives Andrews
1805–

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World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 3
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 9
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered
Age 11
In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Andrew , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, e.g. Polish Andrzejewski , Slovenian Andrejčič, Serbian and Croatian Andrić (see Andric ), and Czech Ondráček (see Ondracek ).Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Aindreis or Irish Mac Aindriú, see McAndrew .History: This was a common name among the early settlers in New England. Robert Andrews emigrated in 1635 from Norwich, England, to Ipswich, MA. Even before 1635, one Thomas Andrews is recorded as being established in Hingham. A certain William Andrews was a member of John Davenport's company, which sailed from Boston in 1638 to found the New Haven colony.

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

Possible Related Names

Andrus
Andrew
Andros

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Andrews, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Joseph Andrews, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Families of Ancient New Haven

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