Joseph Andrews

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

The Life 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: 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)

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

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