Andrew Durkee

25 September 1796–5 January 1876 (Age 79)
Pomfret, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary 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 on 5 January 1876, at the age of 79, and was buried in Webster Cemetery, Sheldon, Franklin, Vermont, United States.

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Andrew Durkee
Nancy Orcutt
Marriage: 4 April 1827
Sarah K. Durkee
Loren Durkee
Alonzo Durkee
Maria Shattuck Durkee
Andrew Franklin Durkee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1827Swanton, Franklin, Vermont, United States
  • Children


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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 8
    Oldest grave seen in the Memorials list.
    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 and Scottish: perhaps a late pet form in Scotland of Durkin . This surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.History: The name was brought to the Massachusetts Bay Colony by William Durgy, who was born in Ireland c. 1632. He arrived from Barbados on November 9, 1663, as the indentured servant of Thomas Bishop.

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

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    Sources (24)

    • Andrew Durkee in entry for Andrew F Durkee, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Andrew Durkee, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Andrew Durkee in entry for Lorin Durkee, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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