Philo Andrews

19 May 1793–1863 (Age 69)
Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Philo

When Philo Andrews was born on 19 May 1793, in Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuel Andrews, was 35 and his mother, Ann Gregory, was 24. He married Roxanna Meacham about 1819. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. He lived in Union, Broome, New York, United States in 1855. He died in 1863, in Chenango, New York, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Philo Andrews
1793–1863
Roxanna Meacham
1783–1871
Marriage: about 1819
Elizabeth "Betsy" E. Andrews
1816–1891
Mary Andrews
1821–1895
Melissa Andrews
1827–
Roxanna Andrews
1828–1895
Sarah Emily Andrews
1829–
Martha Vashti Andrews
1832–1906

Spouse and Children

    Male1793–1863Male

    Roxanna Meacham

    Female1783–1871Female

MARRIAGE
about 1819
of New York
children

(6)

    Elizabeth "Betsy" E. Andrews

    Female1816–1891Female

    Mary Andrews

    Female1821–1895Female

    Melissa Andrews

    Female1827–Female

    Roxanna Andrews

    Female1828–1895Female

    Sarah Emily Andrews

    Female1829–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Andrews

    Male1758–1831Male

    Ann Gregory

    Female1768–1843Female

siblings

(8)

    Thaddeus Andrus

    Male1788–1838Male

    Philo Andrews

    Male1791–Male

    Capt Oliver Andrews

    Male1792–1840Male

    Male1793–1863Male

    Lois Andrews

    Female1795–1829Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 4

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1812

Age 19

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Filo Andrews in household of Gideon Bardsley, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Philo Andrews - Government record: birth: 19 May 1793; Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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