Shadrach Drew

27 October 1807–21 September 1897 (Age 89)
Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Shadrach

When Shadrach Drew was born on 27 October 1807, in Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Shadrach Drew, was 33 and his mother, Martha Winkley, was 36. He had at least 3 daughters with Sarah Batchelder. He died on 21 September 1897, in Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Shadrach Drew
1807–1897
Sarah Batchelder
1802–1864
Sarah Ann Drew
1835–1913
Lydia Batchelder Drew
1839–1874
Lucinda Drew
1843–1860

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World Events (8)

1808
Age 1
Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital
Age 1
In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1832 · The Black Hawk War
Age 25
Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

Name Meaning

(1997: 8731;2007: 17583; 2010: 23722)English (of Norman origin): from a Norman French personal name Dreus based on ancient Germanic Drogo, the name of one of the sons of Charlemagne (compare Gothic driugan ‘to serve as a soldier’). In Old French this name became Dreus, Drues (nominative) and Dru, Driu, Dreu (accusative) and was introduced to England by the Normans. For further information about this name, see also Montague .English: from the personal name Drew, a pet form of Andrew which was confused with the same name of Old French origin (see 1 above).

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

Possible Related Names

Drews
Drewer
Drewett
Dronet
Droz
Drea
Montague
Drouin
Drury
Drouhard

Sources (9)

  • Shederick Drew, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Shadrach Drew, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Shadrach Drew, "United States Census, 1860"

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