James Andrews

1813–
Norton, Bristol, Massachusetts

The Life of James

When James Andrews was born on 1 May 1813, his father, Isaac Andrews, was 38 and his mother, Hannah Briggs, was 36. He lived in Sherburne, Sherburne, Chenango, New York, United States for about 5 years.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Andrews
1775–1862
Hannah Briggs
1776–1845
Isaac Andrews
1802–1876
Charles Andrews
1805–
Salley Andrews
1807–
Daniel Briggs Andrews
1810–
James Andrews
1813–
Ardela Andrews
1815–
George Andrews
1818–

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 14

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1846

Age 33

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • James Andrews in household of Isaac Andrews, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • James Andrus in household of Isaac Andrus, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Andrews, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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