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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Andrew Durkee
Maria Shattuck
Marriage: about 1819

Spouse and Children


    Maria Shattuck


about 1819

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Durkee


    Mary Polly Walcott




    Charles Durkee


    Ransom Durkee


    Ransom Durkee


    William Durkee



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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.

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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