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Lt. Col. William Andrews, I

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: February 28, 1654 (62)
Hungars, Northampton, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of John Andrews and Esther Andrews
Husband of Suzanna Unknown; Suzannah Andrews and Mary Andrews Smart
Father of Joan Harmanson; William Anders or Andrews; Charity Ann Andrews; Robert Andrews; Capt. William Andrews, II and 12 others
Brother of Richard Andrews; John Andrews; Francis Smith; George Andrews; Easter/Esther Andrews and 4 others
Half brother of William Andrews, of New Haven and Andrews

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About Lt. Col. William Andrews, I

---William Andrews, Sr. came to VA in 1617. He was Court Commissioner and Burgess 1633 to 1634 in Accomack County, Va.. He was court justice and Lt. Col in militia 1640 to 1655 in Northampton County, Va..

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---He was listed in the muster of Eastern Shore for 1623 and 1624 as William Andros.


---He signed a will on 20 Feb 1654 in Northampton Co., Virginia. probated 2-28-1655 p 85

Andrews, Lt. Col. William, Gent, of Hungars 2-20-1654/2-28-1655

To my beloved wife Mary Andrews her 1/3 of all my goods and chattells, and the other 2 parts to be eq div by my children (bore of her body). My wife to enjoy my entire estate during her widowhood. My wife also to enjoy the privilege of my house and land as described in a deed of

gift made to my son John Andrews dated 1-4-1653. To my son Robert Andrews the first mare foale. To my daughter Susanna Stringer the next mare foale. To my daughter Susanna 200A at Nandue butting upon the land of my son William Andrews. To my two grandchildren Elisheba Andrews and her sister Elizabeth a yearling y heifer apiece. My wife relict and extrx. My sons John and Andrew to be at age 21 and my daus at 16 or day of marriage. EWitt: Edmund Mathews, William Andrews, Jr. p 85

(Note: William Smarte md Mary the widow and extrx, and confirmed the decíd gifts to his children John, Andrew, Mary and Ann Andrews The inventory William Andrews is the brother of Samuel Chandler)

--Compiled from various sources

--Ancient Planter --William Andrews, arrived in Virginia BET. 21 MAR 1617 - 25 MAY 1617 From Gravesland, England on the ship "Treasurer" and settled in what is now Northamption County, Virginia on Hungers Creek. He was listed in the 1623 roster of persons in Virginia. 1623 established on the eastern shore, Accomack Co., Va. with Christopher Carter and Thomas graves, 2-16-1623. He was married (at least) twice, both wives having male children who subsequently had male children. Either women might be the maternal side of the family from which the Temperance Andrews who married David Young originated.

Birth* circa 1600 William was born circa 1600 at England.

Anecdote* 21 March 1617 William Andrewes sailed for Virginia from Gravesend, England, 21 Mar 1616/7, aboard the Treasurer, with Capt. Samuel Argall, returning to the colony as Lietutenant-Governor, in command. The ship reached Virginia 25 May 1617 and by 1623/4 when he was listed in the census Andrews had settled on the Eastern Shore.1

Anecdote 7 March 1624 On 7 Mar 1623/4 he made a deposition as aged about 25 or 26. He was mentioned in his patent for 100 acres, 14 Mar 1628/9, as a Planter of Accomack.1

Muster* February 1624/25 William was listed in the Muster of February 1624/25 at Eastern Shore, VA. He was shown as William Andros, age 25 who came in the Treasuror in 1617, in Thomas Gaskoyne's Muster.2

Family 1 Susanna (nn) b. c 1610, d. b Jan 1653/54 Marriage* circa 1628 He married Susanna (nn) circa 1628. A patent, 25 Jun 1635, for 100 acres on Old Plantation Creek was due him by order of the Court 9 Oct 1627 and a patent, same date, for 200 acres recited that 50 of the aforesaid acres were for the personal adventure of his wife Susanna Andrews..1


  • 1. Robert (3) Andrews b. c 1628, d. b 30 Mar 1657
  • 2. Maj. William (2) Andrews (II) (Burgess)+ b. c 1630, d. b 28 Aug 1673
  • 3. Susanna (4) Andrews+ b. c 1634
  • 4. Joane Andrews+7,8 b. c 1635

Family 2 Mary Stringer b. c 1622, d. b 19 Feb 1659/60 Marriage* circa 1638 He married Mary Stringer, daughter of (f/o_Mary-Stephen-John) Stringer, circa 1638.1


  • 1. John (6) Andrews b. c 1640, d. b 28 Jan 1667/68
  • 2. Andrew (7) Andrews+ b. c 1650, d. b 28 May 1688
  • 3. Mary (5) Andrews b. c 1652
  • 4. Ann (8) Andrews b. c 1654
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Lt. Col. William Andrews, I's Timeline

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 17
Age 32
Age 36
Northampton, Virginia
Age 40
Northampton County, Province of Virginia
Age 40
Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 43
Northampton, VA, United States
Age 44
Northampton County, Virginia, United States