Abigail "Abi" Andrews

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Abigail "Abi" Andrews (Cheek)

Also Known As: "Abi", "Aby Andrews", "Aby Cheek", "Abigail “Aby” Andrews (Cheek)"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Orange County, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1870 (76-77)
Alleghany County, North Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Gap Civil, Alleghany County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James A Cheek; James Cheek and Martha "Patty" (Estes) Cheek
Wife of William Andrews, Jr.
Mother of Melinda Simcox; Lorenzo Dow Andrews; John Andrews; Martha Andrews; Orphan “Orpha” Andrews and 3 others
Sister of Winnie Barnett; John H. Cheek; Sarah A Yeager; Alice Woodson 'Alcy' (Chick); Martha Carr and 20 others

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About Abigail "Abi" Andrews

From Find-a-Grave:

*Also called Abi/Aby

NOTES Married William Andrews (Anders), Jr., son of William ANDREWS, Sr., & Mary LLOYD(?), born 1792 in Orange Co., NC, died 1870 in Alleghany Co., NC.

PARENTS Daughter of James CHEEK & Martha ESTRIDGE (ESTES),

married Aug. 29, 1810, in Orange Co., NC.

She was born 1793 in Orange Co., NC,

died abt. 1870 in Alleghany Co., NC.

MISTAKE Aby/Abi was accidentally called ABY SWINDLE. This has been placed all over the internet. IT IS WRONG. She is ABY CHEEK who married WILLIAM ANDREWS.

LIFE William Andrews, Jr., and his wife Abi Cheek moved from Orange County, NC, to Ashe County prior to 1820. They settled on the Little River, where they were later joined by William's brother John & Mary (Cheek) Andrews. This area became part of Alleghany County in 1859. William and Aby Andrews both died around 1870 and are buried in a family cemetery on Road 1428 in Alleghany Co., NC, about 5 miles east of Sparta, and 1 mile south of Zion Church. This property is known as the old Friel Rector farm. (Alleghany Cemeteries Through 1986 pub. by the Alleghany Co. Hist.-Gen. Society.) See also The Anders and Andrews Families of Orange, Ashe, and Alleghany Counties in NC and Grayson County, VA, by Clifford Rector (self-published; LDS Call No. 929.273 An22r.)

Aug. 29, 1810. Orange Co., NC. William ANDRES and Abi CHEEK posted a marriage bond with bondsman Jas. CATE.

William and Abi are buried at the William Andrews Cemetery located on Road 1428, 1 mile south of Zion Church in Alleghany Co., NC.

Children 1. Maybe Melinda Andrews, b. June 15, 1811, Orange Co., NC; d. aft. 1870, Johnson Co., TN; James Robert SIMCOX (SIMCOCK), son of Aaron SIMCOCK & Beulah BRYANT of Grayson Co., VA, abt. 1844 (b. May 26, 1821; d. July 15, 1886, Johnson Co., TN).

2. Lorenzo D. Andrews, b. 1813, Orange Co., NC; d. 1890, Alleghany Co., NC; m. Margaret CROUSE, daughter of Jacob CROUSE & Sarah EDWARDS, abt. 1833 (b. Nov. 26, 1813; d. May 3, 1907; bur. Mountain View Baptist Church, Alleghany Co., NC).

3. John Andrews, b. 1817, Ashe Co., NC; d. 1895, Alleghany Co., NC; m. Sarah BRYAN, abt. 1842 (b. 1815; d. 1900); bur. John Andrews Cemetery, Rd 1412, Alleghany Co., NC.

4. Martha Andrews, b. abt. 1825, Ashe Co., NC; d. 1879, Alleghany Co., NC; never married; bur. William Andrews Cemetery, Rd. 1428, Alleghany Co., NC.

5. Orpha "Offie" Andrews, b. 1826, Ashe Co., NC; d. 1896, Alleghany Co., NC; m. (1) Elizabeth, abt. 1846 (b. abt. 1826; d. 1880-1893); m. (2) Nancy HICKS, Sept. 9, 1893, Alleghany Co., NC (b. 1838; d. 1906); bur. William Andrews Cemetery, Rd. 1428, Alleghany Co., NC. 6.Willis C. Andrews, b. abt. 1830, Ashe Co., NC. Sold property to his brother Orpha in 1861, then may have left the area.

7. Mary Ellen Andrews, b. Apr. 30, 1835, Ashe Co., NC; d. July 10, 1908, Dade Co., MO; m. William HIGGINS, son of Linville HIGGINS & Judea KIRBY, Feb. 24, 1851, Ashe Co., NC (b. Apr. 30, 1835; d. July 10, 1908; bur. Greenfield Cemetery, Cedar Co., MO).

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* Updated from MyHeritage Match via daughter Melinda Simcock Or Simcox (born Andrews) by SmartCopy: Oct 11 2014, 17:13:55 UTC

  • Aby Cheek

NOTES Married William Andrews (Anders), Jr., son of William ANDREWS, Sr., & Mary LLOYD(?), born 1792 in Orange Co., NC, died 1870 in Alleghany Co., NC.

PARENTS Daughter of James CHEEK & Martha ESTRIDGE (ESTES),

married Aug. 29, 1810, in Orange Co., NC.

She was born 1793 in Orange Co., NC,

died abt. 1870 in Alleghany Co., NC.

MISTAKE Aby/Abi was accidentally called ABY SWINDLE. This has been placed all over the internet. IT IS WRONG. She is ABY CHEEK who married WILLIAM ANDREWS.

LIFE William Andrews, Jr., and his wife Abi Cheek moved from Orange County, NC, to Ashe County prior to 1820. They settled on the Little River, where they were later joined by William's brother John & Mary (Cheek) Andrews. This area became part of Alleghany County in 1859. William and Aby Andrews both died around 1870 and are buried in a family cemetery on Road 1428 in Alleghany Co., NC, about 5 miles east of Sparta, and 1 mile south of Zion Church. This property is known as the old Friel Rector farm. (Alleghany Cemeteries Through 1986 pub. by the Alleghany Co. Hist.-Gen. Society.) See also The Anders and Andrews Families of Orange, Ashe, and Alleghany Counties in NC and Grayson County, VA, by Clifford Rector (self-published; LDS Call No. 929.273 An22r.)

Aug. 29, 1810. Orange Co., NC. William ANDRES and Abi CHEEK posted a marriage bond with bondsman Jas. CATE.

William and Abi are buried at the William Andrews Cemetery located on Road 1428, 1 mile south of Zion Church in Alleghany Co., NC.

Children 1. Maybe Melinda Andrews, b. June 15, 1811, Orange Co., NC; d. aft. 1870, Johnson Co., TN; James Robert SIMCOX (SIMCOCK), son of Aaron SIMCOCK & Beulah BRYANT of Grayson Co., VA, abt. 1844 (b. May 26, 1821; d. July 15, 1886, Johnson Co., TN).

2. Lorenzo D. Andrews, b. 1813, Orange Co., NC; d. 1890, Alleghany Co., NC; m. Margaret CROUSE, daughter of Jacob CROUSE & Sarah EDWARDS, abt. 1833 (b. Nov. 26, 1813; d. May 3, 1907; bur. Mountain View Baptist Church, Alleghany Co., NC).

3. John Andrews, b. 1817, Ashe Co., NC; d. 1895, Alleghany Co., NC; m. Sarah BRYAN, abt. 1842 (b. 1815; d. 1900); bur. John Andrews Cemetery, Rd 1412, Alleghany Co., NC.

4. Martha Andrews, b. abt. 1825, Ashe Co., NC; d. 1879, Alleghany Co., NC; never married; bur. William Andrews Cemetery, Rd. 1428, Alleghany Co., NC.

5. Orpha "Offie" Andrews, b. 1826, Ashe Co., NC; d. 1896, Alleghany Co., NC; m. (1) Elizabeth, abt. 1846 (b. abt. 1826; d. 1880-1893); m. (2) Nancy HICKS, Sept. 9, 1893, Alleghany Co., NC (b. 1838; d. 1906); bur. William Andrews Cemetery, Rd. 1428, Alleghany Co., NC. 6.Willis C. Andrews, b. abt. 1830, Ashe Co., NC. Sold property to his brother Orpha in 1861, then may have left the area.

7. Mary Ellen Andrews, b. Apr. 30, 1835, Ashe Co., NC; d. July 10, 1908, Dade Co., MO; m. William HIGGINS, son of Linville HIGGINS & Judea KIRBY, Feb. 24, 1851, Ashe Co., NC (b. Apr. 30, 1835; d. July 10, 1908; bur. Greenfield Cemetery, Cedar Co., MO).* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Jan 22 2021, 6:23:12 UTC


  • Aby Cheek

NOTES
Married William Andrews (Anders), Jr.,
son of William ANDREWS, Sr., & Mary LLOYD(?),
born 1792 in Orange Co., NC,
died 1870 in Alleghany Co., NC.

PARENTS
Daughter of James CHEEK & Martha ESTRIDGE (ESTES),

married Aug. 29, 1810, in Orange Co., NC.

She was born 1793 in Orange Co., NC,

died abt. 1870 in Alleghany Co., NC.

MISTAKE
Aby/Abi was accidentally called ABY SWINDLE. This has been placed all over the internet. IT IS WRONG. She is ABY CHEEK who married WILLIAM ANDREWS.

LIFE
William Andrews, Jr., and his wife Abi Cheek moved from Orange County, NC, to Ashe County prior to 1820.
They settled on the Little River, where they were later joined by William's brother John & Mary (Cheek) Andrews. This area became part of Alleghany County in 1859.
William and Aby Andrews both died around 1870 and are buried in a family cemetery on Road 1428 in Alleghany Co., NC, about 5 miles east of Sparta, and 1 mile south of Zion Church.
This property is known as the old Friel Rector farm. (Alleghany Cemeteries Through 1986 pub. by the Alleghany Co. Hist.-Gen. Society.)
See also The Anders and Andrews Families of Orange, Ashe, and Alleghany Counties in NC and Grayson County, VA, by Clifford Rector (self-published; LDS Call No. 929.273 An22r.)

Aug. 29, 1810. Orange Co., NC. William ANDRES and Abi CHEEK posted a marriage bond with bondsman Jas. CATE.

William and Abi are buried at the William Andrews Cemetery located on Road 1428, 1 mile south of Zion Church in Alleghany Co., NC.

Children
1. Maybe Melinda Andrews, b. June 15, 1811, Orange Co., NC; d. aft. 1870, Johnson Co., TN; James Robert SIMCOX (SIMCOCK), son of Aaron SIMCOCK & Beulah BRYANT of Grayson Co., VA, abt. 1844 (b. May 26, 1821; d. July 15, 1886, Johnson Co., TN).

2. Lorenzo D. Andrews, b. 1813, Orange Co., NC; d. 1890, Alleghany Co., NC; m. Margaret CROUSE, daughter of Jacob CROUSE & Sarah EDWARDS, abt. 1833 (b. Nov. 26, 1813; d. May 3, 1907; bur. Mountain View Baptist Church, Alleghany Co., NC).

3. John Andrews, b. 1817, Ashe Co., NC; d. 1895, Alleghany Co., NC; m. Sarah BRYAN, abt. 1842 (b. 1815; d. 1900); bur. John Andrews Cemetery, Rd 1412, Alleghany Co., NC.

4. Martha Andrews, b. abt. 1825, Ashe Co., NC; d. 1879, Alleghany Co., NC; never married; bur. William Andrews Cemetery, Rd. 1428, Alleghany Co., NC.

5. Orpha "Offie" Andrews, b. 1826, Ashe Co., NC; d. 1896, Alleghany Co., NC; m. (1) Elizabeth, abt. 1846 (b. abt. 1826; d. 1880-1893); m. (2) Nancy HICKS, Sept. 9, 1893, Alleghany Co., NC (b. 1838; d. 1906); bur. William Andrews Cemetery, Rd. 1428, Alleghany Co., NC. 6.Willis C. Andrews, b. abt. 1830, Ashe Co., NC. Sold property to his brother Orpha in 1861, then may have left the area.

7. Mary Ellen Andrews, b. Apr. 30, 1835, Ashe Co., NC; d. July 10, 1908, Dade Co., MO; m. William HIGGINS, son of Linville HIGGINS & Judea KIRBY, Feb. 24, 1851, Ashe Co., NC (b. Apr. 30, 1835; d. July 10, 1908; bur. Greenfield Cemetery, Cedar Co., MO).* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Mar 11 2024, 16:09:15 UTC

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Abigail "Abi" Andrews's Timeline

1793
1793
Orange County, North Carolina, United States
1811
June 15, 1811
Orange County, North Carolina, United States
1813
1813
Orange County, North Carolina, United States
1817
1817
Ashe County, North Carolina, United States
1825
1825
Ashe CO, North Carolina, United States
1826
1826
Ashe County, North Carolina, United States
1830
1830
Ashe County, North Carolina, United States
1834
1834
1835
April 30, 1835
Ashe County, North Carolina, USA, North Carolina, United States