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Samuel Andrew, IV

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Death: Died in Milford, CT, USA
Place of Burial: Milford Cemetery Milford New Haven County Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Samuel Andrew and Abigail Andrew
Husband of Eunice Pitkin
Father of Samuel Andrew, V and Abigail Russell (Andrews)
Brother of Abigail Andrew; Mary Clark; Jane Durand; Jonathan Andrew; Hannah Woodruff and 1 other

Occupation: Laborer
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About Samuel Andrew

Rev Samuel Andrews 1688 - 1728

Biography

SAMUEL ANDREW (or Andrews) was born September 1688 [1] and baptized 14 October 1688[2] in Milford, Connecticut, the son of Reverend Samuel Andrew and Abigail Treat. He died 26 April 1728 in Milford of a fever.[3][4] On 9 December 1719 in Milford he married EUNICE HALL.[1][4] EUNICE HALL was born 7 March 1700 in Wallingford, Connecticut the daughter of John and Mary (Lyman) Hall.[5][6] After his death she remarried to second to Governor Jonathan Law and third to Col. Joseph Pitkin of New Haven.[4] She died 2 June 1774 in New Haven.[7] He was a graduate of Yale, Class of 1711, but took his AM in 1714 at Harvard, an interesting commentary on his father's views about Yale's prospects.[4] After graduating he was a successful merchant in Milford. Samuel left no will. Administration of his estate was given to Eunice Andrew with John Hall paying bond on 10 June 1728.[4][8]

Children:

  1. EUNICE5, b. 16 August 1720 in Milford. m. JONATHAN LAW.[4]
  2. SAMUEL, b. 25 February 1721/2 in Milford. m. ELIZABETH HARPIN.[4]
  3. ABIGAIL, b. 6 February 1723/4 in Milford. bp. 9 February 1723/4. m. WILLIAM RUSSELL.[4]
  4. SARAH, b. 27 March 1726 and bp. the same day in Milford. m. STEPHEN ALLING.[4]
  5. Note some histories include a son David but no record of him has been found.

Burial: Milford Cemetery, Milford, New Haven CountyConnecticut.[3]

Inscription: Here lyes buried the body of Mr. Samuel Andrew Jun'r who de'd Apr. 26th Anno Dom 1728 in ye 40th year of his age.

Sources

  • 1. ↑ 1.0 1.1 Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) , Milford Vital Records 1640-1850 p 4-5
  • 2. ↑ Transcript of Records of Milford First Church, at the Connecticut State Library.
  • 3. ↑ 3.0 3.1 N.G. Pond, Inscriptions on Tombstones in Milford, [New Haven, 1889]
  • 4. ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 Craig Partridge, The Descendants of William Andrew of Cambridge, Massachusetts (Palo Alto, California : C. Partridge, 1995)PDF version available via this link
  • 5. ↑ Barbour, Wallingford Vital Records
  • 6. ↑ James Shepard, John Hall of Wallingford, Conn., (New Britain, 1902) p 50 link
  • 7. ↑ D.L. Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, (New York, 1923) Vol 3 p 702 link
  • 8. ↑ New Haven Probate, 277
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Samuel Andrew's Timeline

1686
November 14, 1686
Milford,New Haven,Connecticut
1688
September 1688
Milford, CT, USA
October 14, 1688
Milford, CT, USA
1721
February 25, 1721
Age 32
Milford, New Haven, CT, USA
1723
February 6, 1723
Age 34
Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
1728
April 26, 1728
Age 39
Milford, CT, USA
April 28, 1728
Age 39
Milford Cemetery Milford New Haven County Connecticut