Andrew Durkee

25 September 1796–1876 (Age 79)
Pomfret, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Durkee was born on 25 September 1796, in Pomfret, Windsor, Vermont, United States, his father, Andrew Durkee, was 30 and his mother, Mary Polly Walcott, was 31. He married Maria Shattuck about 1819. He died in 1876, at the age of 80, and was buried in Sheldon, Franklin, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Durkee
1796–1876
Maria Shattuck
1802–1820
Marriage: about 1819

Spouse and Children

    Male1796–1876Male

    Maria Shattuck

    Female1802–1820Female

MARRIAGE
about 1819

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Durkee

    Male1765–1823Male

    Mary Polly Walcott

    Female1765–1844Female

siblings

(10)

    Charles Durkee

    Male1789–1862Male

    Ransom Durkee

    Male1790–1791Male

    Ransom Durkee

    Male1793–1873Male

    William Durkee

    Male1794–1843Male

    Male1796–1876Male

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

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.
1803

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Durkin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Durkee in entry for Andrew F Durkee, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Andrew Durkee in entry for Frank Durkee and Mary A Bennet, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Andrew Durkee in entry for Maria Ufford, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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