Jacob Andrews

Little Egg Harbor Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Andrews was born about 1730, in Little Egg Harbor Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States, his father, Mordecai Andrews Jr., was 30 and his mother, Mary Taylor, was 30. He married Keziah Rider on 6 February 1764, in New Jersey, British Colonial America.

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Jacob Andrews
Keziah Rider
Marriage: 6 February 1764

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6 February 1764
New Jersey, British Colonial America

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World Events (6)


Age 45

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 46

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 61

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Andrews, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Jacob Andrews, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Jacob Andrews, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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