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Ensign William Andrews, Sr.

Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts
Death: February 7, 1715 (66)
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Essex, MA
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt. John Andrews; John Andrews, Jr.; Jane Andrews and Ann Andrews
Husband of Margaret Andrews and Margaret Andrews
Father of Ezekiel Andrews; Abigail Norwood; William Andrews, Jr.; Margaret Andrews; Deacon John Andrews and 9 others
Brother of John Andrews; Elizabeth Giddings; Thomas Andrews; Captain Joseph Andrews; Ruth Andrews and 6 others

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About Ensign William Andrews


Was a farmer and ensign of Ipswich, later land called Chebacco, now Essex."Rented for 1,000 yrs." fr Cogswell, rich London merchant who lost part of his fortune on Angel Gabriel, 85 A. upland, 15 A. meadow and marsh north along the sea.John and son William, b 1651/3 pledged to build "dwelling 23' long x 18' w, studs 10' betw. joints" and to pay rent of 45 sh.8p per yr. from 20 Aug 1672.

The house still stands, restored by the John Bethells; exterior, sev. interiors shown in Am. Home.

Lt. John's desc. ran marble quarry here on "Hunger Mt." William, made ensign in Ind. wars, m. Margaret Woodward; (See Im. Anc. for f Ezekiel), given land in f. lifetime; Marg, Eliz, Abigail, Rachel, Merriam, Patience, Jonthn, SOLOMON, Wm m. 20 Oct 1672. (Son Wm got 8 apple trees with oxen.)

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Ensign William Andrews's Timeline

Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts
Age 22
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
October 23, 1674
Age 25
Ipswich, Essex, MA
February 2, 1676
Age 27
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 27
Ipswich, Essex, MA
June 1680
Age 31
Ipswich, Essex, MA
Age 32
Age 33
Chebacco Parish, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
November 15, 1684
Age 35
Ipswich, Essex, MA, USA