Abraham Andrus, Sr.

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Abraham Andrus, Sr.

Birthplace: Probably Waterbury, New Haven Colony
Death: Died in Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Andrews, of Hartford & Fairfield and Anna Andrews
Husband of Rebecca Carrington and Rebecca Andrus
Father of Rebecca Andrews; Rebecca Hickox; Mary Warner; Hannah Andrus; Abraham Andruss and 4 others
Brother of Elizabeth Gibbs; Hannah Crampton; Rebecca Benedict; Mary Frances Andrews; John Andrews and 4 others

Managed by: Lori Basile (Kirby)
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Abraham, son of Francis Andrews, was born about 1650, died between July 1 and December 31, 1729. He settled at Waterbury, Connecticut. He also lived at Farmington. He was one of the twenty-six Farmington men who petitioned to have Waterbury granted as a plantation October 9, 1673. He was selectman of Waterbury in 1681. His home lot adjoined that of the minister. He built a house in 1704. He married Rebecca, sister of John Carrington, of Mattatuck (Waterbury). Children, recorded at Waterbury; Rebeckah, born December 16, 1672; Mary, March 10, 1674-5; Hannah, September 8, 1678; Abraham, October 14, 1680; Sarah, March 16, 1683-84; Rachel, July 11, 1686; John, mentioned below; Thomas, March 6, 1694. The Waterbury historian believes that the son Abraham was the first white child born in Waterbury. This honor has been claimed also for Richard Welton and John Warner.

The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut by Sarah Johnson Prichard, pg. 8, 84

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Abraham Andrus, Sr.'s Timeline

Probably Waterbury, New Haven Colony
December 16, 1672
Age 17
waterbury,new haven,ct.
December 16, 1672
Age 17
Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
March 10, 1674
Age 19
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
September 8, 1678
Age 23
October 14, 1680
Age 25
March 16, 1684
Age 29
Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
July 11, 1686
Age 31
Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
July 16, 1688
Age 33
Waterbury, New Haven County, Dominion of New England (Present Connecticut), (Present USA)