Person:Francis Andrews (1)

Francis Andrews
b.bef 1617
d.bet 6 Jun 1662 and 5 Mar 1662/63
  • HFrancis Andrewsbef 1617 - bet 1662
  • WAnna Unknownbef 1622 - aft 1663/64
m. bef 1642
  1. Hannah Andrewsest 1642 -
  2. Elizabeth Andrewsest 1644 -
  3. Mary Andrewsest 1645 -
  4. John Andrews1646 - bef 1683
  5. Thomas Andrews1647/48 - bef 1718
  6. Abraham Andrewsest 1650 - bet 1729
  7. Esther Andrewsest 1652 -
  8. Rebecca Andrewsest 1654 -
  9. Jeremiah Andrewsest 1656 - bef 1713
  10. Ruth Andrewsest 1658 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] Francis Andrews
Alt Name Francis Andrus
Gender Male
Birth[2] bef 1617 Based on estimated date of marriage.
Marriage bef 1642 Based on estimated date of birth of eldest known child.
to Anna Unknown
Will[1][2] 6 Jun 1662
Probate[1][2] 5 Mar 1662/63 Will proved.
Death[1][2] bet 6 Jun 1662 and 5 Mar 1662/63 Between date of will and date of probate

Found on the list of Original Hartford Founders - A list of those settlers who came to Hartford before February, 1640 He is listed as: Francis Andrews[1]

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Barbour, Lucius Barnes. Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1977), 10.

    Francis Andrews d 1662-3. Moved to Fairfield (1 Ch Rec). Early member 1 Ch. Name on Founders Monument. Mar. Anna Smith dau of John. Francis Andrews purchased before 1640 the north part of Richard Butler's lot on the corner of the present Elm & Trinity Streets. Died in Fairfield. Will dated June 6, 1662; proved March 5, 1663.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Francis Andrews, in Jacobus, Donald Lines. History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield. (New Haven, Conn.: The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Company, 1930-1932), 1:18.

    Andrews, Francis. He settled in Hartford, 1639; removed to Fairfield. Will 6 June 1662, proved 5 Mar. 1662/3; wife Anna; sons John, Thomas, Jeremiah, Abraham; daus. Elizabeth, Mary, Hester, Rebecca, Ruth; John Cramton and my dau. Hannah; gr. dau. Hannah Cramton. His widow m. (2) before 1674,-Smith. Anna, late wife of Francis Andrews dec'd, sold to Simon Couch, 14 Mar. 1663 [1663/4]; and on 28 Feb. 1673 [1673/4] Couch had land entered which he had purchased of Ann Smith, Exec'x of the will of Francis Andrews. Francis may have been bro. of William of Hartford and John of Farmington. It is at least worthy of note that John (son of Francis) and Thomas (son of William) m. sisters, daus. of John Kirby of Middletown; while Thomas (son of Francis) and Abraham (son of John) also m. sisters, daus. of Robert Porter of Farmington.