Jacob Andrews

1732–1786 (Age 54)
Boxford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Andrews was born in 1732, in Boxford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joshua Andrews, was 28 and his mother, Hannah Wood, was 21. He married Mary Holt on 19 November 1761. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 3 October 1786, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Andrews
1732–1786
Mary Holt
1729–1809
Marriage: 19 November 1761
Jacob Andrews
1762–
Mary Andrews
1764–
Nathaniel Andrews
1765–
Betty Andrews
1767–1851
Dolly Andrews
1770–
Anne ANDREWS
1774–
Joshua Andrews
1775–
Esther Andrews
1777–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
19 November 1761
children

(8)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (2)

1776

Age 44

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 44

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

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, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jacob Andrews, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jacob Andrews, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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