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151 US Congressman. Elected to represent Ohio's 11th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1837 to 1839. He was defeated in 1838. Also served as a Member of the Ohio State House of Representatives from 1830 to 1834, and Common Pleas Court Judge in 1831. James Alexander, Jr.
 
152 (Research):"West Virginia, Deaths, 1853-1970," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N9HP-9MP : accessed 16 Apr 2013), Ravaud Austin Alexander, 01 Feb 1945. Ravaud Austin Alexander
 
153 GLENN LARRABEE ALLEN, JR., CAPT, USNR (Ret.)

Glenn L. Allen, Jr.''Larry'', age 81, died on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Glenn was a resident of Greenspring Retirement Community in Springfield, Virginia. He was the beloved husband of Nancy R. Allen and loving father of Stephen R. Allen, Capt. USNR (Glenda) of Branchburg, New Jersey, Elizabeth A. Smith (Richard) of Warrenton, Virginia, and Kathryn A. Hamilton (William) of Charlottesville, Virginia. Glenn is also survived by his brother, John S. Allen (Marion) of Denver, Colorado and 3 grandsons: Gregory G. Allen, Richard G. Allen, and Chandler E. Hamilton.

A memorial service will be held at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church, 9203 Braddock Road, Burke, Virginia 22015 on Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Interment with full military honors will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. Family to meet at Administration Building at 2:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Stephen's UMC Memorial Fund; The San Diego Foundation for the Flying Midshipman Endowment Fund, The USS Midway Museum, Vice President of Development, 910 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101 (www.flyingmidshipmen.org); or Tailhook Educational Foundation, Inc., PO Box 26626, San Diego, CA 92196-0626. - See more at: http://www.fairfaxmemorialfuneralhome.com/obituary/Glenn-Larrabee-Allen-Jr.-CAPT-USNRRet./Springfield-VA/675125#sthash.Y6Hr05hT.dpuf 
Glenn Larrabee Allen, Jr.
 
154 JAMES MONROE ALLEN


James Monroe Allen practiced law in San Francisco for more than forty years, and was one of the Superior Court judges and one of the ablest corporation lawyers on the coast. However the bar and the public learned to esteem him chiefly for his lofty ideals, integrity of character, and the uplifting influence he exercised in and out of his profession.

Judge Allen was born in Bethlehem, Ohio, March 14,1844, son of John and Lavinia (Teel) Allen. His great-grandfather, Adam Link, was a Revolutionary soldier, and his paternal great-grandfather, Allen was also was in the same war. Judge Allen had one sister, Mrs. Harriet Griswold. John Allen was a captain in the Union army during the Civil war, and is buried in the military cemetery at Chattanooga.

James M. Allen received his early education in Ohio, Illinois and Connecticut, graduated from a high school at Chicago, and in 1863 entered Yale College, where he was graduated in 1867. He was a member of the Alpha Delta Theta fraternity, the Scroll and Key and other college societies. He was also the spoon man of his class. He was admitted to the Illinois bar, practiced about a year in Chicago, and for three years at Carthage, Missouri. In December 1874, Judge Allen located at San Francisco, and soon became associated with Francis Newlands and subsequently with the firm Lloyd & Newlands. On January 1,1880, Judge Allen was elected one of the judges of the new Superior Court in San Francisco, and held that office for three years. After retiring from the bench he was associated in practice with Edgar F. Preston until 1884, in which year the firm Newlands & Allen was formed and soon afterward became Newlands, Allen and Herrin by the admission of William F. Herrin. This was one of the notable law firms of the city until 1891,when Mr. Newlands went to Washington as a member of Congress and Mr. Herrin became head of the legal department of the Southern Pacific Company. Following that Judge Allen practiced for the most part alone. His work was confined to corporation and probate cases, and he never figured in a criminal trial. Among other clients he was attorney for the Bank of California for over thirty years. Judge Allen died May 6, 1913. He was devoted to his home and his profession, and never held membership in any church or secret order.

At San Jose, California December 29, 1881, he married Miss Ida M. Davis, a native of Ohio. Mrs. Allen survives. She is a member of the Catholic Church. Five children were born to them: Harriet Elizabeth, wife of John Otis Burrage, of San Francisco; Ruth M., wife of Lucius H. Allen; Francis Frederick, who is connected with the shipping business in San Francisco: James Kirk; and Clara Adelaide, who is a nun of the Helpers of Holy Souls, a French order with only three convents in the United States.

Louise E. Shoemaker Transcriber February 24, 2004 
Judge James Monroe Allen
 
155 From our Monthly Meeting held at Gwynedd, the 20th day of ye Sixth
month, 1720:
To the Monthly Meeting of Haverford, Greeting. Whereas the bearer hereof
Joseph ambler signified to us his intentions of Marriage with Ann Williams,
one belonging to your meeting, requesting a few lines from us, now these
may certify that a due enquiry hath been made, and we do not find while
he lived amongst us, but his conversation have been sober and orderly, and
as far as we know it he is clear from all other woman upon ye acct of
marriage, so desireing his prosperity we remain your friends and brethren
in the Truch. Signed in Behalf of our sd meeting by.. Thomas Evan, Robert
Evan, Robert Jones, Johmn Hugh, Abraham Dawes and John Humphrey." 
Joseph Ambler, Jr.
 
156 From the Twenthith Annual Assembly of the Nebraska Yearly Meeting of Friends

Jamaica
Friends in Jamaica have taken advance steps in caring for the support of their own work. A year ago they appointed a Central Finance Board to prepare a budget for the united work of the churches. This was done and the monthly meetings contributed generously. The Foreign Board will give to the church work a decreasing sum each year until the entire financial load will be borne by Jamaican Friends.
A new venture was begun in February, 1927, when Alsina M. Andrews, who had served for twenty-nine years as lady principal of the girls' department of Happy Grove School, was given the task of creating courses in religious education for the students in Happy Grove and for the church members in the various meetings. This work will go far toward meeting the need for a better trained leadership in the meetings.
As a result of a special gift received from two Friends in Iowa, the building of a substantial addition to the Lyndale Home was made possible. A total of fifty girls can be accommodated now. At present more than forty girls varying in age from three to sixteen years enjoy the happy Christian life in this beautiful Home. All who go forth from its sheltering care take Christ with them as they seek to make for themselves a place of usefulness in the Island.
At Buff Bay twenty-nine orphan boys are enjoying a Christian home life in the Swift Industrial Home. In addition to regular school work, religious and industrial training is offered to the boys. No one can begin to estimate the worth of this Home in the production of Christian character.
The Happy Grove school has had a successful year with some forty-five pupils in regular attendance. Three of the graduates of the boys' department are studying in Friends Colleges in the United States and one who completed his course at Haverford last year is now teaching at Happy Grove. A strong Christian atmosphere pervades the institution and the young people take an active part in the Christian Endeavor, the Sunday School and other church activities. 
Alsena Mary Andrews
 
157 Description: Andrews, B. C.
Posted By: Debbie Nash
Date: 6/11/2003 at 23:29:15

1879 History of Jefferson County, Iowa, Penn Township, p. 549.
ANDREWS, B. C., farmer, Sec. 9; P.O. Pleasant Plain; born in Charles City, Va., in 1822; in 1827 moved with his parents to Columbiana Co., Ohio, where he married Miss Mary Bruff in 1848; a native of that county; moved to Illinois in 1839; thence to this county in 1840; had twelve children - Edwin; James B. (deceased, aged 18 years); Charles; Willis; Joseph; John; Almira C. (deceased, aged 5 years); Albert H.; Benjamin F.; Alsina M.; Luther J. and Sarah. Members of the Society of Friends. Mr. A. is Secretary of the Board of Directors of Pleasant Plain Academy. . . . .His father, John Andrews, a native of Virginia; born in 1796; married Edna Crew, native of the same State; they moved to Ohio, thence to Illinois, and thence to this county in 1840; pioneer settlers of Jefferson County; both deceased. 
Benjamin Crew Andrews
 
158 (Research):!V II, page 190, Obit:--Dr. B F Andrews died on June 13 at Evanston IL aged ninety-two. He had lived in Evanston for forty three years, practicing in the Chicago and Evanston communities from 1908 until his retirement.
He was born of staunch Quaker parents, Benjamin Crew and Mary Bruff Andrews, in Pleasant Plain IA. He did his undergraduate work at William Penn College at Oakaloosa and the University of Iowa and was awarded his medical degree in 1894 from the Illinois College of physicians and Surgeons.
Deeply concerned for the welfare of less privileged people, Dr. Andrews served as a medical missionary in Mexico from 1900 to 1907 and later participated in the reorganizing of Happy Grove School, a Friends secondary school at Hector's River, Jamaica. In these efforts particularly, he was ably assisted by his devoted wife, Bertha Hadley Andrews, who preceded him in death by eleven years.
During the years following his active medical practice, Dr. Andrews was concerned in the field of education. He served on the Board of Trustees of William Penn College for many years and for a period as its chairman. He faithfully followed the growth of Earlham College, contributing the first thousand collars to the proposed Meetinghouse of the campus in memory of his wife. He was a member and elder of Evanston Friends Meeting from its beginning.
Surviving are three daughters, Mabel Morgan, Evanston, Frances E Andrews, Washington D C, and Helen Comfort, Evanston; a son Milton H Andrews of Round Lake IL; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 
Benjamin Franklin Andrews, M.D.
 
159 President of Penn College, Oskaloosa, Iowa Benjamin Franklin Andrews, M.D.
 
160 Thursday, August 28, 2003

Obituaries


CAROL A. ZAHLIS Carol A. Zahlis, a 15-year resident of Edgewood, passed away Saturday. She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Paul Zahlis; her mother, Annabelle Andrews; her two brothers, Bill and Tom Andrews; her daughter, Ayesha Livingston and husband Mark Livingston; and three grandchildren, Jennifer, Matthew and Andrea Livingston. Carol Zahlis was a member of Christ Unity at the Edge of the Woods (located approximately 2.5 miles north of N.M. 344 at the corner of Dinkle and Deanna) where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday. Memorial contributions may be made in Carol's name to "Self Help for Hard of Hearing People," 3705 Westerfeld Drive, Albuquerque, NM 87111. The family extends heartfelt gratitude to Lovelace Hospice and the wonderful friends who made it possible for Carol to spend her final days peacefully in her own home 
Carol Ann Andrews
 
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1858,11,25 Daniel & Mary R., & Ch, Isaac R., Sarah C., William James, Martha, Mary, Deborah & Hannah B., gct Western Plain MM, IA.

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Andrews
1825, 7, 5. Daniel, Dinwiddie Co., s John Sr. & Sarah, Dinwiddie Co.; m at Weynoke MH, Charles City Co., Sarah CREW, dt John, dec, & Miriam, Charles City Co. 
Daniel Andrews
 
162 Daniel Andrews and his brother John were two of the children of John and Sarah Andrews of Dinwiddie County, Virginia. The family was members of the "Society of Friends" (Quakers). The meeting was at Gravely Run a country meeting, about 12 miles from Petersburg, Virginia. Daniel and
John Married sisters, Sarah and Edna Crew. Early Friends were not allowed to marry outside of the Friends Society. Possibly Sarah and Edna
were not brought up as members of the Friends Society. This and local unrest on account of slavery may have been factors in their decision to
move north to Ohio. Sarah and Ednas mother, Miriam, owned a 177 acre farm in Columbiana County, Ohio.
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Andrews
Vs.
Andrews
Know all men by these presents, that I Daniel Andrews of Columbiana Co. in the state of Ohio have released and by there presents do forever release and quit my claim to all and every legacy distributable share or other interest whatsoever in the estate of the late John Andrews of Dinwiddie Co in the state of Virginia arising under the will of the said John Andrews or otherwise . In testemony wherof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my
seal this 15th day of July A.D. 1835

Daniel Andrews 
Daniel Andrews
 
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Deborah Andrews
 
164 (Research):Birth: Apr. 1, 1881MarshalltownMarshall CountyIowa, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1959MarshalltownMarshall CountyIowa, USA
*** IN LOVING MEMORY OF ***
Edwin Chapman Andrews was born on Tuesday; April 1, 1881 in Marshalltown; Marshall County, Iowa.
He was the son of: James and Asenath Clark (Wilson) Andrews. Edwin married Iva Anna Lounsberry on Wednesday; June 26, 1907. In 1914 they moved to a farm in Spring Valley; Fillmore County, Minnesota. In 1923 they moved to a farm in Knoxville; Marion County, Iowa. In 1938 they moved back to Marshalltown, Iowa. Edwin Chapman Andrews, age 78, passed away on Wednesday; October 14, 1959 of a heart attack in Marshalltown, Iowa. Interment was at the Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown, Iowa.
Burial: Riverside Cemetery MarshalltownMarshall CountyIowa, USA 
Edwin Chapman Andrews
 
165 Grandpa Andrews was a strong man, He worked hard all of his life. When I first meet him I think he was getting bald, but you could still tell he had red hair. He worked the farm in Marshalltown, Iows, raised hogs and corn. I remember when visiting he would have tomatoes with sugar on them for lunch. He was a quiet man, but when he spoke you listened. When he was young, I do not know at what age he was roping a horse and had the rope around his fingers. He lost all of the fingers on his right hand, except his thumb. He always smelled like work. He had a wonderful workshop in the barn where he could build or fix anything. These are the things I remember.

Married in Marshalltown in 1907
Moved To Farm At Spring Valley, Minnesota in 1914
Moved To Farm At Knoxville, Iowa in 1923
Moved To Farm At Marshalltown, Iowa in 1938
Buried at Riverside Cemetery, Marshalltown, Iowa 
Edwin Chapman Andrews
 
166 History of Hardin County, Iowa
Springfield, Ill: Union Publishing Company, 1883.

Providence Township

E. Andrews, one of the early settlers and enterprising farmers of Hardin county, was born in Virginia, on the 25th day of February, 1824, his parents removing to Columbiana county, Ohio, when he was three years old, remaining there until the spring of 1836, when they removed to the southern part of Illinois, about twenty-five miles from St. Louis. In the fall of 1840 they came to Jefferson county, Iowa. In 1855 E. Andrews came to Hardin county, locating on the place where he now resides, where he embarked in farming, erecting a fine residence, which was blown away at the time the cyclone passed over this county, Mr. Andrews sustaining a loss of $3,000. After the storm had passed, he looked around and saw the results of his five years' work swept away as in the twinkling of an eye. No wonder he became disheartened and thought strongly of leaving the county. Traveling extensively over the State in search of another location, he finally came back, threw off his coat and manfully went to work. By judicious management, he has accumulated a fine property, and to-day is among the well-to-do farmers of the county. He has 100 acres of land, valued at $75 per acre. In May, 1850, he was united in marriage with Catherine Bedell, of Greene county, New York, where she was born March 5, 1827. By this union they had seven children, three of whom are living, viz.: Edna J., wife of Aaron Roberts; Dillwin C. and Estella. In politics, he is a Republican, and has held the office of County Surveyor and other local offices. Mr. Andrews was elected by the General Assembly one of the Trustees of the Reform School. He also had charge of the Mitchellville School. The family are members of the Society of Friends. 
Eleazer Andrews
 
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Elizabeth Andrews
 
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Hanna B. Andrews
 
169 Helen was my mothers favorite aunt. She was really a great person. They
had no children but were very kind to me. Aunt Helen was very down to
earth, and would talk about anything, she also had a great sense of humor. 
Helen Marie Andrews
 
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Isaac Ratcliff Andrews
 
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James Andrews
 
172 ANDREWS HISTORY

John and Sarah Butler lived and died in Dinwiddie County, Virginia and were members of the "Society of Friends". The meeting was at Gravely Run - a country meeting, about 12 miles from Petersburg, Virginia.


Daniel and John were two of their children. They married sisters, Sarah and Edna Crew. In 1826 Daniel and wife Sarah decided to move to Ohio. There was so much unrest on account of slavery - also early Friends were not allowed to marry outside of the Friends Society and that was not good. They loaded all their possessions in a wagon drawn by a fine 3 year old mare named "Fancy" and also took Sarah's mother, Miriam, along. Miriam had already bought a farm of 177 acres in Columbiana County, Ohio. Not long after the long trip over the Allegheny Mountains, Sarah lost her babe and she died in childbirth. Daniel lived in Miriam Crew's home until John and Edna came. He then bought 77.acres of Miriam's land and built himself a home there. Later he went over into Jefferson County Ohio and married Mary Ratcliff - his second wife was a first cousin of his Sarah. Mary was the child of Isaac and Margaret Ratcliff. He was a pioneer resident of .MT. Pleasant,Ohio.

Daniel and Mary Ratcliff Andrews had 12 children - two died in infancy. All were born in Columbiana County, Ohio. In 1850 Daniel moved his family to Marshall County, Taylor township, Iowa where he bought and improved a good 200 acre farm. During the Civil War Daniel speculated in wool at $1.50 a pound. He lost his farm and
September 27, 1865 he died. He was buried in the "Friends" cemetery at Bangor, Iowa.

The support of the mother and sisters fell on -William and James' shoulders. The brother Isaac was away at school. William and James bought 105acres in Taylor township, near the other farm. They improved that and raised pure bred hogs and cattle.

James Married Asenath Wilson October 17, 1887. "Abe" and Viola Cotton went them in their "spring wagon", to James Montgomery, the preacher, to be married. Asenath moved in with his family. In 1880 Mary Ratcliff Andrews died and was buried in the Prairieville Cemetery across the road from their farm. The weather and roads were very bad that spring, and Mary told her sons not to try to bury her beside her husband at Bangor. It was about 18 miles away and would have been a terrible trip under the existing conditions. The Prairieville cemetery was close and many Friends were buried there.

In 1889 William and James dissolved their partnership. William was in insurance business. James bought a large farm in Sinn township, Marshall County. The new farm cost $16.00 per acre. The old one sold for $50.00. James and Asenath lived there until he retired in 1909. They moved to 7 South 9th Street, Marshalltown and lived there until 1928 when they went to Whittier, Calif., where James died January 1, 1937. Asenath passed away November 20, 1942. Both bodies were brought back to Marshalltown and buried in Riverside Cemetery.

Duncan Rea Williams III (rea@drwilliams.org) transcribed this document in 1998 from a typewritten document received from his grandmother, Iva (Lounsberry) Andrews, daughter of Edwin C. Andrews.



From Portrait and Biographical Record
Jasper-Marshall-Grundy Counties - Iowa
Published 1894

James Andrews

James Andrews, a leading farmer of Linn township, Hill County, Iowa - his home being in section 21, was born in Columbiana County, Ohio, June 7, 1845. He is son of Daniel and Mary Ratcliff Andrews. His paternal Grandfather John Andrews and his wife Sarah Butler Andrews ware members of the "Society of Friends". They lived and died in Dinwiddie County, Virginia.

Daniel Andrews Was born November 6, 1803 and emigrated to Columbiana County Ohio in his early manhood. He was a farmer by occupation and after engaging in that vocation in Ohio till the fall of 1856, he moved to Marshall County, Iowa and bought 240 acres In Taylor township, to the improvement of which he devoted himself until shortly before his death on September 27, 1865. He was first a Whig and later a Republican and like his father before him a "Friend". He was twice married. His first wife died without children, in childbirth. But to himself and second wife (Mary Ratcliff) were born 12 children, all but two of whom lived to maturity. They are as follows: Margaret (Mrs. John Lloyd); Elizabeth(deceased)wife of Adna Fogg; Isaac R.; Sarah, wife of Ezra Teagarden; William; James; Martha, wife of Dr. William Owen; Mary, wife of Willard Santee; Deborah; Hannah Butler. The mother of these children, who was born in Virginia, was a daughter of Isaac and Margaret Ratcliff, a pioneer of Mt. Pleasant, Ohio and of English origin.

Our subject (James) was born and brought up on a farm, and when eighteen years old, with his brothers began caring for the family. He bought 105 acres where he resided until 1890 when he moved to his present farm. He and his brother William had years before, made a specialty of breeding hogs of fine grades. The present fine property belonging to Mr. Andrews comprises 388 acres on section 21, and is under good cultivation. Mr. Andrews was married October 17, 1878 to Miss Asenath Wilson, whose birth occurred in Hamilton County Indiana, May 3, 1860. She is the daughter of Nathan Wilson and Anna (Clayton) Winslow. The father of Nathan was Samuel Wilson, and he was the son of Joseph who was born and reared in North Carolina. His wife being Sarah(Charles) Wilson, of Quaker stock. Samuel Wilson also of North Carolina, emigrated to Hamilton County, Indiana during the early days of the settlement. He was the father of 13 children, 8 boys and 5 girls. His wife Ruth Thornburg died in 1860. He afterward moved to Leavenworth County, Kansas, where he died in 1866.

Nathan Wilson was born in Hamilton County, Indiana on July 12, 1837, and in addition to farming, worked as a blacksmith and carpenter. In 1864 he emigrated to Kansas where he engaged in farming, and also worked at his trade. In the early spring of 1876 he came to Marshall County, Iowa, but at the end of 3 years he located in Grundy County (Felix Township). Five years later he became owner of 320 acres in Cherokee County, near Marcus, Iowa.

Mrs. James Andrews is one of 10 children, the others being as follows:
Andrew Franklin; Alvin E.; Mary A. (Adaline) deceased of TB.; Sarah Ann; Albert C.; Emma; Mattie E.; Ida M.; and Bertha A.

Our subject and wife are parents of 7 children. Daniel; Edwin C.; Louella; Anna M.; Clara E.; Raymond J; and Nathan Franklin. (Three were born later) They have all been given good school advantages, and have been brought up in the faith of the "Friends" Church, of which their parents are members. Mr. Andrews and wife are among the most esteemed citizens of the community in which they dwell, and in their lives one sees mirrored forth the peaceful and beautiful teachings of their love by
faith.

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Anna Clayton daughter of Evan Baldwin and Mary Mills Clayton descended from Sir Robert Bruce III -King of Scotland. She was of the 5th generation. Tradition has it that the daughter of Sir Robert Bruce fell in love with her fathers coachman, and he disinherited her. They were married and came to America where, for a time, they had to live in a cave until they could get a home.


James Baldwin -author of many text books- was a first cousin of Anna Clayton Wilson.


Duncan Rea Williams III (reawill@drwilliams.org transcribed this
document in 1998 from a typewritten document received from his
grandmother, Iva (Lounsberry) Andrews, daughter of Edwin C. Andrews. 
James Andrews
 
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Andrews
1821, 4, 10. John Jr., Dinwiddie Co., s John Sr. & Sarah, Dinwiddie Co.; m at Weynoke MH, Charles City Co., Edna CREW, dt John, dec, & Miriam, Charles City Co. 
John Andrews, Jr.
 
174 Will John Andrews read 20th May 1833 Dinwiddie Co. Va. Court

I John Andrews of Dinwiddie Co. and State of Virginia, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows to wit.
Item # 1 My will and desire is that all my Just debts should be paid and in order hear to my will and desires that all my Lands in the State of Ohio should be sold and if that should not be sufficient that any part of my personal estate or any part or the whereas the land and Plantation where I live should be sold which I leave to the ____?___of my Executrices and Executor hereafter to be named to act ___ will any part of my estate a to order to pay my just debts and legacies (Cannot read rest of sentence)

Item # 2 I leave my son Joseph Andrews one dollar exclusive of what I have heretofore given him.

Item # 3 I leave to my son Robert Andrews one dollar exclusive of what I have heretofore given him.

Item 4. I leave to my daughter Elizabeth Hunnicutt one dollar exclusive of what I have heretofore given her.

Item # 5 I leave to my son John Andrews one dollar exclusive of what I have heretofore given him.

Item # 6 I leave to my daughter Sarah Wilson one dollar exclusive if what I have heretofore given her.

Item #7. I leave to my son Daniel Andrews one dollar exclusive of what I have given him.

Item #8.I leave to my daughter Ann Andrews thirty dollars.

Item # 9 . I leave to my daughter Susanna Andrews thirty dollars.

Item # 10 . My will and desires is that my beloved wife Sarah Andrews should have use of all every part of the residue of my estate in any way whatsoever belonging to me during her natural life, and after her death the remaining part to be equally divided between my children before named except Sarah Wilson, Ann Andrews and Susanna Andrews who I desire to have Thirty Dollars each more than the other children exclusive of what I leave them at my death.

I leave my beloved wife Sarah Andrews and her cousin Jonathan Butter Butler
my whole and sole Executrix and Executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all other wills hereto made by me.
In witherof

I have here unto set my hand AND SEAL THIS TWENTY-SIXTH DAY
OF THE FIFTH MONTH ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHT.

JOHN ANDREWS
ACKNOWLEDGED in the presence of The executor name change to Jonathan Butter and Jonathan Butler is appointed as the change was done before acknowledged by the Testator who wrote the will.
John Andrews dec., acknowledged in the presence of the
above witness's.

At a Court held for Dinwiddie Co. on the 20th. Day of May 1833 .
This writting purporting to be the last Will and Testoment of John Andrews ,Dec. was produced in court by Sarah Andrews executrix therein named ,and there being no subscribed witness ,to hereto Robert H. Butter and Joseph Wilson were sworn and severelly deposed and that they are well acquainted with the testator hand writing and the name thereto subcribed,to be wholly written by the Testator and bound; where upon the said writing ordered to be recorded as the last Will and testament of the
said John Andrews , Dec., and on the motion of Sarah Andrews executrix therein named, who affirmed this writing and together with Robert H. Butter and Joseph Wilson for securities entered into my acknowledged a bond in the penalty on One Thousand Dollars .(Could not read the rest of sentence)
Transcribed By Nellie A. Collins. Was difficult to read. 
John Andrews, Sr.
 
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Martha Andrews
 
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Mary Andrews
 
177 [Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1 A-L, Ed. 6, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Jan 22, 1999, Internal Ref. #1.111.6.53025.14]

Individual: Coughtry, Mary
Social Security #: 505-86-3145
Issued in: Nebraska

Birth date: Mar 4, 1883
Death date: Aug 1973


Residence code: Nebraska

ZIP Code of last known residence: 68733
Primary location associated with this ZIP Code:

Emerson, Nebraska 
Mary Andrews
 
178 (Research):Dad was fairly secretive about his work for Coors. He never discussed projects he was working on while at the porcelain division. I do remember him bringing the new can with flip tab home for testing, he pulled a can of Coors out of the fridge and opened it with a twinkle in his eye. "Have to try this out and see if it works properly " I was a teenager by then and he was at the new can facility.
We lived in Golden at 1220 Meadowsweet Road until about 1967,when we moved to rural Arvada. I do know the ranch house was moved from the area of the Chatfield Dam when they put the Dam in. Megan and Jake and his family now play in the waters there. 
Richard Edwin Andrews
 
179 Richard Edwin Andrews
October 4, 1916-July 14, 2013
Richard Edwin Andrews of Loveland, Colorado passed away at home on Sunday, July 14, 2013. Richard was 96 years old.

Richard was preceded in death by his grandparents Harvey Wellington Lounsberry and wife Sarah Agnes (Gourley) Lounsberry,
James Andrews and wife Asenath (Wilson) Andrews, parents, Edwin Chapman Andrews and wife Iva Anna (Lounsberry) Andrews,
two older siblings, a brother, James Claire Andrews and a sister, Ruth Agnes (Andrews) Williams.

Survivors include his wife Margaretta Foulk Andrews of Eugene, Oregon; three daughters, Rebecca Andrews (Charles) Abarr,
of Redding, Iowa, Melissa Andrews of Loveland, Colorado, Jennifer Andrews of Eugene, Oregon; five grandchildren, Jariah Lee Walker, of Grimes, Iowa, Megan Amanda Rose Augustin of Denver, Colorado, Ian Hunter Abarr of Ames, Iowa, Jasper Daniel Abarr of Redding, Iowa, Enrique Simone Casados of Sarasota, Florida; and four great grandchildren.

Richard, Dick to his friends and family, was born in Spring Valley, Minnesota, 1916, the youngest of the three children. The family moved from their farm in Minnesota to a farm in Knoxville, Iowa in 1923. They moved to the Marshalltown farm in 1938. Dick attended country school in Knoxville, Iowa, further education included Drake University in DesMoines, Iowa; Iowa State University where he received his degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1950, and the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. He married Margaretta Foulk of Wilmington, Deleware on December 26, 1954 and they resided in Golden, Colorado.

Dick had a long career with the Adolph Coors and Porcelain Companies. As Chief and Project Engineer his creative instincts brought success to many projects, such as the glass-lined tank operation and the conveyor systems etc. He was very instrumental in design and construction while expanding the Coors Brewery from just 10 states to all 50 states, in the 70's and 80's.

Dick and his family were members of the First Denver Friends Church in Denver, Colorado. In his later years he enjoyed mentoring young engineers who became friends of the family. He never lost his love of the land, he always had a farm or property he could spend the day on and always loved working on projects in his shops. He will be missed by all who knew him. 
Richard Edwin Andrews
 
180 Ruth was the oldest of three children. Her early childhood was spent on the family farm in Minnesota. Some time later the family moved back to Iowa. Ruth was a precocious student, graduating from high school when she was 16. Attending college was probably not a common occurrence for girls of her generation, but her family highly valued education and sent her to Whittier College in 1924. She majored in mathematics and physics and minored in French. She lived with relatives in the town of Whittier. It was here that she met and fell in love with Duncan Williams. Unbeknownst to Ruth, her Whittier relatives did not approve of this young man and, to separate the couple, arranged for Ruth to be called home, back to Iowa when she was a junior in college. She attended William Penn College in Oskalosa, Iowa until she was married in March 1928.
She and her new husband began their lives together in the small town of Laramie, Wyoming where they first lived in an apartment on Ivinson Street. During the first Fall in their new home Ruth was diagnosed with tuberculosis. The following remembrance of this period is from a letter written to Ruth's daughter shortly after Ruth's death (Jan. 9, 1988) by a good friend, Gerald Spence:
"I first met your dad (Dunc) circa 1928. I was working in the State Chemist Lab. In Laramie when one morning a tall young man walked in and asked the Chief if he had a little space where he could make some simple tests on Limestones for the cement plant that was a-building south of town. The space was given and he went to work. He was in and out of the lab. collecting and testing various limestones and shales. After a couple of weeks he didn't show up, then after a period he showed up again and said he was married. Esther, my children's mother, and I soon called on these two very pleasant young people. They were only slightly junior to us and we became good friends. We picnicked, we fished and we played cards. Then your mother became ill and was in a sanatorium in Colorado for a number of months. Ruth was pregnant and the Drs. insisted on an abortion feeling the pregnancies and tuberculosis were not compatible. Ruth returned to Laramie and made a good life for herself and your dad and you and Rea."
Actually Ruth spent a couple of years in the t.b. sanatorium in Boulder, Colorado. (She was there at the same time as Robert Frost's daughter.) Part of her treatment was a procedure called pneumothorax, in which one of her lungs was permanently collapsed. When she came back to Laramie, she and Duncan built a home at 706 South 14th Street. This home was quite modern (for the 1930s) and had a lovely big yard and garden. Eventually she had a clean bill of health and was told that she could start a family. Her first child, Sarah, was born in 1940 and a son, Duncan Rea III, in 1942. She suffered a miscarriage in 1944 or 1945 and had no more children.
Unfortunately, every winter Ruth was susceptible to bouts of bronchitis and other congestive difficulties. (It was unfortunate that she was a dedicated smoker.) In 1952 she had her useless lung removed (and in the process had a near-death experience), a procedure that vastly improved her health. She no longer spent winters with weeks at a time coughing and suffering.
Ruth probably disliked cooking, and housekeeping in general, although she was a proficient homemaker. In 1947 the family moved to a two-story stucco home at 1524 Rainbow Ave. To make ends meet, they rented two or three rooms out to college students for many years. Off and on over the years, Ruth took occasional courses at the University of Wyoming, but never completed her college degree. Her passion was knitting, and she could knit anything! And she did knit hundred and hundreds of sweaters and other articles during her lifetime. For several years she was the joint owner of a yarn shop in Laramie. Another of her passions was making custom jewelry with local stones that Duncan had polished. She learned the art under the tutelage of Robert Russin, the famous sculptor at the University of Wyoming. She also loved playing, bridge, reading mysteries, and, after they got TV in 1958, watching soap operas. She was also very interested in politics (both local and national). She was a member of the Laramie City Council and President, first, of the Laramie chapter and then of the State League of Women Voters in Wyoming.
The family's move to LaCanada, Ca, in 1959 was difficult for Ruth who had lived in the small community of Laramie (where she knew everyone and everyone knew her) for thirty-two years. Her children were growing up and her husband now commuted to work in Los Angeles every day. After Duncan died in 1971, Ruth moved to Ft. Collins Colorado, near where her two brothers and mother were living. She continued knitting and was a volunteer for the Ft. Collins hospital association. In 1981 she moved to Northern California to be near her daughter. She spent the last years of her life living at the Redwoods in Mill Valley where she continued to knit (earning some spending money by making production sweaters of mohair in luscious colors) and play bridge with new friends.
Ruths ashes were scattered by her children at Drakes Beach in Marin County on Mother's Day, 1988. 
Ruth Agnes Andrews
 
181 (Research):Encylopedia of Quaker Genealogy, 1750-1930
Vol IV, Upper Springfield Monthly Meeting
Page 922 
Sarah Crew Andrews
 
182 (Research):Encylopedia of Quaker Genealogy, 1750-1930
Vol IV, Upper Springfield Monthly Meeting
Page 922 
William Andrews
 
183 History of Hardin County, Iowa
Springfield, Ill: Union Publishing Company, 1883.

Providence Township

William F. Andrews, one of the early settlers and prominent business men of Hardin county, was born in Columbiana county, Ohio, on the 20th day of January, 1829. He is a son of John and Edna (Crew) Andrews, natives of Virginia, where they were married, and three children were born -- Benjamin C., Eleazer and John H. In 1828 his parents emigrated to Columbiana county, Ohio. Settling in the timber, they cleared up a farm, where they remained until 1839, when they removed to Madison county, Ill. In the fall of 1840 they removed to Jefferson county, Iowa, where they experienced all the inconveniences of a frontier life. In 1856 his father sold out, and came to Hardin county, where he died the following year. His mother died in 1865. They were members of the Society of Friends. William F. Andrews was reared to a pioneer life, receiving his education in a log cabin. When he became of age he had saved money enough to buy a horse, and received $275 from his grandmother's estate. In 1853 he spent eighteen months in Urlam College, at Richmond, Indiana, where he formed the acquaintance of Miss Mary Hunt, a daughter of David Hunt, who at the time was Superintendent of the College. They were married April 24, 1856. She was born in Logan county, Ohio, December 17, 1833. Mr. and Mrs. Andrews are the parents of three children, two of whom are living, viz. -- Wallace V., and Hiram W. Cora Lee died in infancy. Immediately after marrying they came to Hardin county, Iowa, locating at New Providence. Mr. and Mrs. Andrews came to the county in limited circumstances, but, instead of sitting down, went to work with a will to make a home, and by close attention to business, have accumulated a fine property. Mr. Andrews ranks among the large and well-to-do farmers of the county, having 400 acres of land, mostly in Providence township; he also has 1,800 acres of land in Texas. The family are members of the Society of Friends. 
William F. Andrews
 
184 Notes from ancestry.com:
Mary Ansley, wife of Job Morris, was sister to Thomas, Benjamin, Rebecca and William Ansley, Jr. Thomas married in Monmouth County then moved to Warren County, Georgia. Mary and Job also married in Monmouth County and Mary moved to Warren County with the children after Job died. It was in Warren County, Georgia where Thomas' son Abel Ansley and Mary's daughter Lydia Morris (first cousins) married on January 30, 1790. Jimmy Carter is descended from Abel and Lydia through their daughter Ann Ansley who married Wiley Carter. Wiley and Ann Carter's son, Littleberry Walker Carter, married Mary Ann Diligent Seals and moved to Sumter County, Georgia. Jimmy is their great grandson. When Thomas moved to Georgia, he settled in Wrightsboro, a community Royal Govenor Wright gave to emigrating Quakers for religious freedom, thereby giving Augusta a buffer from the Indians. Thomas fought in the Revolution and when he returned from the war the elders would no longer let him live in Wrightsboro (anti-war, anti-violence, royalists that they were). As a result Thomas bought land just outside Wrightsboro and built a house for his family, known as the Rock House, which still stands and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Database: Full Context of Marriages--New Jersey 1665-1800
page 13
Ansley, Elizabeth, Monmouth, and Jacob Morris, Monmouth 1765 Feb. 13
page 13
Ansley, Mary, Monmouth, and Job Morris, Monmouth 1760 May 17

Early Wrightsboro Township Landholders, Residents and Associated Families, 1768-1810 
Mary Ansley
 
185 Will of Philip THOMAS (1674) Anne Arundel County, Maryland

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" WILL OF PHILIP THOMAS "
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ANN ARUNDEL COUNTY, Maryland
9th September,1674.
10th July, 1675
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To sons, Philip and Samuel and their heirs 500 acres.
"The Clifts" in Calvert County, equally.
Daughter Martha, 3 grandchildren, viz.:
Mary, daughter of John Meers, Philip and Elizabeth, children of William Cole, and to the Quakers personalty, 5 children, viz.:
Philip, Samuel, Sarah, Elizabeth and Martha, personalty, equally.
Wife, Sarah, execx, and residuary legatee of estate including 120 acres "Fuller's Point," Ann Arundel County, and 1200 acres, "The Plains," on Patapsco River, Baltimore County, the latter tract to pass to son, Samuel aforesaid.
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Marmaduke Noble.
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PHILIP THOMAS.
Arms. Thomas, London--"Ar, a chevron or and sa, betw three ravens close of the last.
Crest. On a branch of a tree lying fessways (at the dexter end some sprigs vert) a raven, wings expanded sa."(*)
An interesting figure in the family line is Philip Thomas, the grandfather of Sarah Arnold, second wife of Samuel Waters, Sr. (Jericoe, 1696.) The "Thomas Book" contains a long account of him and of his supposed descent from Sir Rhys ap Thomas, and for this descent, I refer my readers to that book. But I give an abridged account of our ancestor for the benefit of those of the family, who may not have access to it.
"Philip Thomas of the mercantile house of Thomas and Devonshire at Bristol, Eng., was son of Evan Thomas of Glamorganshire, Wales, born 1580, died 1650. This was the earliest ancestor of the family of whom there is documentary proof." . . .
Philip Thomas in 1651 removed to the Province of Maryland, and the earliest land patent in his name, dated Feb. 19th, 1651/2, conveys to him 500 acres of land called 'Beakeley' or 'Beckly' on the west side of Chesapeake Bay " in consideration that he hath in the year 1651 transplanted himself, Sarah his wife, Philip, Sarah and Elizabeth, his children, into our province.'"

He would appear to have come directly from Bristol to Maryland. Between 1658 and 1661 he had patented to him 100 acres called 'Thomas Towne,'1665 a patent of 120 acres called 'Fullers Poynt' in 1668 a patent of 300 acres called 'The Planes' and numerous other patents of unnamed tracts. This land lay mostly in Ann Arundel County near what is now known as West River. Fullers Poynt between the Severn and South Rivers is now called Thomas Point and is the site of a lighthouse.
A man of character and resolution, the emigrant soon acquired influence among his neighbors and affiliating himself with the Puritan party, he became one of the leaders in the conflict with Lord Baltimore, the Proprietary, and his representatives in the Province.
When Cromwell and the Parliamentary party were supreme in England their sympathizers in Maryland broke out in open rebellion (under Colonel Richard Bennett) and Philip Thomas with a commission as Lieutenant was of the muster in Ann Arundel County, Md. After the surrender of the Governors party to the revolutionists, Philip Thomas, Mar. 20th, 1656/7 was appointed one of the six High Commissioners of the Provincial Court, the father of his son-in-law,
John Mears, being another. When Oliver Cromwell ordered them to restore the government to the Proprietary he was one of the Commissioners to make the surrender, which was effected Mar. 24, 1658/9. After this he does not seem to have taken an active part in the political affairs of the Province."

In April, 1672, George Fox, the founder of the Society of Friends arrived in Maryland,landing at the Patuxent just in time to reach a "very large meeting and held for four days to which besides Friends came many other people divers of whom were of considerable quality in the world's account." He remained in America until after the next "general meeting" at West River which commenced May 3rd, 1673 and lasted four days. In describing this meeting he says,
"divers of considerable account in the government and many others were present, who were generally satisfied and many of them reached, for it was a wonderful glorious meeting."
It is probable from the tenor of Philip Thomas's will, that he was one of those "reached" by George Fox as were a number of his family whose names are enrolled upon the early records of the Society of Friends. It is certain that the wife of Philip Thomas became a Quakeress and a preacher. Further on, the writer gives an extract of his will. "
The clause making the 'body of Quakers' a final court of appeal in the event of any dispute concerning its provisions was a common clause amongst the Society of Friends."
Philip Thomas**** married in England, Sarah Harrison, who died in 1687.
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The following pedigree is from the "Visitation" of London, Volume I,353:
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Michael Harrison, of the County of Lancaster, came & lived at Kendall, County,Westmoreland. Christopher Harrison, of London,=Eliza, da.of Tho. Cooke, of merchant Taylor.Wakefield,in Com. Yorke.
Edmund Harrison, of London,=Jane, eldest da. of Thomas
embrotherer to or late sou- Godfrey, of Sellinge in Kent,
eraigne King James and now Esq.
King Charles ao 1634.
Godfrey Harrison, Sonne and heire. Sarah Harrison.
Arms.--Harrison, Atcliffe, Co. Lancaster, and Elkinton, Co. Northampton, granted 10th Sept.,1616.
Or, on a cross az, five pheons of the field.
Crest.--An arm vested az, purfled or, cuffed ar, holding in the hand a broken dart ppr pheoned
gold. Burke's General Armory.
The children of the marriage of Philip Thomas and Sarah Harrison were:
Philip, born in England.
Sarah, born in England, married in 1672, John, son of Thomas and Elizabeth Mears; both died in 1675.
Elizabeth, born in England, married first William Coale, second Edward Talbot; she died in 1726.
Martha,born in Maryland after 1651;married after 1672,Richard Arnell or Arnold,who died in 1684.
Samuel, born 1655; married May 15th, 1688, Mary, daughter of Francis Hutchins of Calvert County.
The children of Richard Arnold and Martha Thomas were:
Samuel, died young.
Elizabeth, born 1682; married first Jacob Giles, second Thomas Hawkins.
Sarah, married Samuel Waters, Sr. (of "Jericoe").
The following extract from the Land Records of Ann Arundel County will be of interest:
"Into court came Samuel Waters of Ann Arundel Co., in Right of his Wife, Sarah, one of the Coheiresses of Rich'd Arnold, late of Ann Arundel Co decd, claimed a Title to 50 acres of Land being a moyety of 100 acres wh the s'd Richard Arnold purchased of Thomas Pratt who
was the Grantee of John Cumber the Original Purchaser of 600 acres called Cumberstone."
Apparently Samuel Waters appeared in court in 1705-6.
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Sarah Arnold
 
186 Ann Haines (widow), the second wife of Joseph Stokes, was the dau. of John Ashard, and widow of John Haines, the son of Jonathan Haines and Mary Matlack, the dau. of William Matlack and Mary Hancock, the progenitors of the Matlack family. Jonathan Haines was the son of John Haines and Esther Borton, the dau. of John Borton and Ann, the progenitors of the Borton family. John was the eldest son of Richard Haines and Margaret, the progenitors of the Haines family, who came from Aynhoe, a Parish of England, in the county of Northampton. Ann Ashard
 
187 (Research):See attached sources. Anna Ashmead
 
188 1845, 5,21 Elizabeth Neiswanger (Form Askew) dis mcd Plainfield MM, Page 319 Elizabeth S. Askew
 
189 EYRE, William. Bethel. 24 Aug 1763 - 06 Apr 1764
Provides for wife Mary. To son Lewis plantation purchased of Joseph WOOD in Upper Chichester containing about 45 acres, also 100 pounds. To son William plantation where I now live in Bethel containing about 200 acres. To son Robert plantation in Chichester purchased of John FAIRLAMB, Esq. containing 100 acres. To son John messuage and lot of ground in Boro of ChesTer purchased of John FAIRLAMB, Esq. also 20 pounds. To daughter Jane, wife of Robert WILSON, 10 pounds. To son Isaac 200 pounds. To daughter Ann EYRE 100 pounds. To son in law Joseph ASKEW 5 shillings. To grandchildren vis: John, William and Parker ASKEW 5 pounds each at 21. Executors: Wife Mary and sons Lewis and William Witnesses: Adam CLAYTON, Joseph BUFFINGTON, John POWER 
Parker Askew
 
190 EYRE, William. Bethel. 24 Aug 1763 - 06 Apr 1764
Provides for wife Mary. To son Lewis plantation purchased of Joseph WOOD in Upper Chichester containing about 45 acres, also 100 pounds. To son William plantation where I now live in Bethel containing about 200 acres. To son Robert plantation in Chichester purchased of John FAIRLAMB, Esq. containing 100 acres. To son John messuage and lot of ground in Boro of ChesTer purchased of John FAIRLAMB, Esq. also 20 pounds. To daughter Jane, wife of Robert WILSON, 10 pounds. To son Isaac 200 pounds. To daughter Ann EYRE 100 pounds. To son in law Joseph ASKEW 5 shillings. To grandchildren vis: John, William and Parker ASKEW 5 pounds each at 21. Executors: Wife Mary and sons Lewis and William Witnesses: Adam CLAYTON, Joseph BUFFINGTON, John POWER 
Parker Askew
 
191 Isaac was knighted at Oxford on 23rd February 1642/43. Isaac Astley
 
192 (Research):Sir Jacob, Lord Astley, 1579-1652

Veteran Royalist soldier who commanded the King's infantry throughout the English Civil War

Portrait of Sir Jacob AstleyJacob Astley was the eighth child and second surviving son of Isaac Astley of Melton Constable in Norfolk and his wife Mary, daughter of Edward Waldegrave of Lawford in Essex.

Astley began his career as a professional soldier at the age of eighteen, under the second Earl of Essex and Sir Walter Raleigh on the Azores expedition of 1597. He served in the Anglo-Dutch brigade under Prince Maurice of Nassau and gained a commission after fighting against the Spanish at the battle of Nieuport in 1600.

Around 1619, Astley married Agnes Impel, a Dutch heiress, with whom he had two sons and a daughter. In 1621, Astley joined the household of the exiled Elector Palatine and his queen Elizabeth of Bohemia and is said to have given military instruction to their son Prince Rupert. Astley was knighted by King James I in 1624. He gained further military experience in Flanders and Germany during the Thirty Years War fighting in the Dutch service, under Christian IV of Denmark (1626-7) and under Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1629-32).

On the outbreak of the Bishops' Wars in 1639, King Charles I invited Astley to return to England and appointed him Sergeant-Major-General of the army sent to fight the Scots. Astley despaired at the condition of the English army. He commanded the infantry at the battle of Newburn but escaped all blame for the English defeat and for the subsequent capture of Newcastle by the Scots.


In August 1642, Astley joined King Charles at Nottingham. He was dramatically appointed commander of the Royalist infantry when the Earl of Lindsey stepped down on the morning of the battle of Edgehill. Astley continued as commander of the Royalist foot throughout the First Civil War, participating in all the major battles fought by the King's Oxford army. He was one of the most disciplined and stalwart of the Royalist generals, but he was not a strong presence on the King's Council of War and took no part in court politics. In recognition of his services, he was created Baron Astley of Reading in November 1644. At the fateful battle of Naseby in June 1645, Astley's infantry came close to breaking Skippon's Parliamentarians in the centre, but were themselves routed after a decisive flank attack by Cromwell's Ironsides.

Oh Lord, thou knowest how busy I must be this day.
If I forget thee, do not thou forget me.
March on boys!
Sir Jacob Astley's prayer before the battle of Edgehill
After the defeat of Naseby, the King removed the unpopular Charles Gerard from command of Royalist forces in Wales and appointed Astley in his place. Astley organised the chaotic administration of Royalist garrisons in the region and raised a force of 3,000 horse and foot in Worcestershire. This represented the last Royalist field army of the First Civil War. In March 1646, Astley set out from Worcester intending to march his troops to the King's headquarters at Oxford but he was intercepted and defeated at Stow-on-the-Wold by a superior Parliamentarian force and obliged to surrender. Astley was imprisoned in Warwick Castle until the surrender of Oxford in June 1646.

Aged 69 in 1648, Astley played no part in the Second Civil War. He lived quietly in retirement at Maidstone in Kent, but was arrested and briefly imprisoned when Charles II and the Scots invaded England in 1651. He died at Maidstone on 27 February 1652 and was buried in All Saints Church, where an elaborate memorial to his memory was erected.

Astley's two sons Isaac and Bernard also fought for the King during the civil war. Bernard was mortally wounded at the siege of Bristol in 1645.

Sources:

John Barratt, Cavaliers, the Royalist Army at War 1642-46 (Stroud 2000)

Ian Roy, Jacob, first Baron Astley of Reading, Oxford DNB, 2004 
Jacob Astley
 
193 (Research):«b»Jacob Astley, 3rd Baron Astley of Reading
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
«/b»
«b»Jacob Astley, 3rd Baron Astley of Reading«/b» (c. 1654 - 1688) was an English peer.
The son of the 2nd Baron Astley of Reading and Anne Stydolfe, he was educated at St. John's College, Cambridge . In 1662, he succeeded to his father's title.
Astley was married to his cousin Frances Stydolfe, daughter of Sir Richard Stydolfe, Bt. and Elizabeth Stonehouse. Their marriage was childless. He died in St Margaret's Church in Westminster and was buried in Maidstone in Kent . With his death the barony became extinct. 
Jacob Astley
 
194 Knighted on 17th July 1624; Governor of Plymouth 1638; Colonel of 3rd Regiment of Foot in the King's campaign against the Scots in 1640; Sergeant Major General of the King's army at the outbreak of the civil war, 1642. On November 4th he was created Baron Astley of Reading. He was wounded at the battle of Edgehill; Governor of Reading; Commander of the King's Infantry at Naseby, 1645 where he 'performed his part with great gallantry'. Taken prisoner at Stow-on-the-Wold in 1646. He was released soon afterwards on being admitted to composition. Jacob Astley
 
195 On January 28th 1668/69 Jacob entered St John's College, Cambridge.

He died without issue. Admon 8th May, 1689. On his death the title became extinct. 
Jacob Astley
 
196 Joan Price, buried 7 Mo. 20, 1699. David Price, with his wife
Joan came from Brecknockshire in Wales, 1690, and settled in Radnor. He
was a Friend, and meetings were held at his house.
David and Joan Price had six children, all born in Wales.
The name of David Prees is on Dr. George Smith's "Map of Early
Settlements in Delaware County." David Prees was located in Radnor
township, near what is now Rosemont. 
Joan Awbrey
 
197 BABB FAMILIES OF AMERICA
by Jean A. Sargent - Page 87:

"PETER, JR. (5) BABB, son of PETER (4) and Mary (Bowen), b. 18 Oct 1769,
mar. Jane Bell, 9 Nov 1797, dau of James and Eleanor Bell, Frederick Co.,
VA. JANE was b. 18, 5th, 1774 and d. 29 Jul 1817 aged 43-2-11. PETER died
28 April 1837 aged sixty-seven years, six months & ten days; they are both
buried in Friends Burying Ground, Shortcreek Meeting House, Belmont Co., OH.
(Balderston Bible records) They had 7 children."

"PETER mar. 2nd Elizabeth Norris 30 Oct 1817 in Belmont Co., OH, and they
had 6 children. She was probably dau of Thomas and Elizabeth Norris who
lived in area. She was named in his will, written 6 Feb 1837. PETER named
his sons in his will but not the daughters. However, Jon. Balderston was
named Executor with Absalom Hoge, and will was witnessed by Levi Wells and
Babb Mercer (nephew of PETER). Jonathan Balderston was husband of oldest
dau ELIZABETH."

"Belmont Co., OH land records show that PETER (4) gave/sold to PETER, JR. on
22 Oct 1803 160 acres (Vol. A, p. 272) worth $640. In his will he indicates
that he gave the land, but the land records show a price. This was in
Section 27, in Mount Pleasant Township, which was founded ca 1800 and was
settled by Friends from various locations. Mount Pleasant became known as
the literary center of eastern Ohio as periodicals, magazines and books
began to be published there. A Friends Boarding School was erected in 1837,
and the area attracted persons interested in a higher realm of mental and
spiritual development. At the same time a woolen factory, tannery, meat
market, flouring mill, and the first factory for the weaving of silk in the
U.S. began there in 1840."

"At the same time Pleasant Grove was known as "Hole in the Ground". This
odd named referred to a coal mine in the area. PETER BABB was noted as a
hunter and slayer of bears, wolves, and other wild animals. His inventory
shows many farming tools and farm animals and debts owed to him."

"Belmont Co., OH Land Records show that PETER sold various tracts of Section
27 to his sons and others in 1826 and 1827. He left the home plantation to
wife ELIZABETH." 
Peter Babb, Jr.
 
198 Philip died 19 Jan 1813 and is buried in the BABB Cemetery in Greenville, Tennessee. As he did not name his children in his will, there has been some confusion in the research. There are records in the Hopewell Monthly Meeting which give births for children SARAH, JOSEPH and THOMAS. Then son SETH gave his birth date in his pension records; in addition he was disowned by the Quakers in 1779 along with his mother Mary and sister Phoebe for joining the Methodists. Then in 1784 the Quaker records show a request of Phillip Babb's children PHILIP, STEPHEN, MARY, ELIZABETH and TAMAR for a certificate to New Garden, NC MM. The next month the Friends of New Garden stated they were not willing to accept the above children. "Source: Babb Families of American by Jean A. Sargent"

In 1785 Philip purchased land in Greene Co., NC. In 1787 Philip sent a recommendation from Frederick County, Virginia stating:

" Frederick County, Virginia. To all Whome it May consarn. We whose name are under written do Certify that PHILIP BABB and his family, has lived in this County for a Number of years and hath behaved them Selves as Peaceable People with their Nibors and honest in their dealings with all men as far as we know or believe until they moved them Selves to North Carolina to witness where of we have hereunto set our Names this 14 Day of July 1787. Signed by: " 18 neighbors including brother PETER BABB.""

Meanwhile in 1790, 7th month 5th day, the Hopewell MM records of VA state: "This meeting is informed that PHILIP BABB'S children - PHILIP, STEPHEN, MARY, ELIZABETH and TAMAR, removed with their parents within the verge of Westfld M.M. in North Carolina and had no certificates and several of them since gone out in marriage. Richard Ridgway and James Steer are appointed to write to that meeting requesting their assistance in treating with those who have misconducted, also some information concerning the others and report when ready." 
Phillip Babb
 
199 What does the Name "Babb" mean?
The name Babb comes from the Saracenic (now Arabic, Semitic) word "bab" which means "gate or door".
The first documented Babbs, were from the southern part of England. There are a number of references which locate members of the family in various counties in southern England, as far back as 1259, in the book, Dictionary of English And Welsh Surnames.
During the period when what is now Maine and its islands were being explored by Captain John Smith, and named the region "New England" with the approval of Prince Charles, a young Phillip Babb appeared on Hog Island by November 1692, when his name first appears on record there. During this same time period, the town of Kittery in the Province of Maine developed as a result of a town meeting held March 19, 1648. On Nov. 24, 1652, the town commissioners appointed Phillip Babb as Constable for the Isles of Shoals to assist in preserving order and in collecting taxes.
On May 18, 1653, Phillip was among the original petitioners of the Isles of Shoals to plead to the Massachusetts Court for local government on the Isles, including a separate Court and a distinct company of militia.

It is rumored that Phillip was a pirate...and also, that his ghost haunts the Isle of Shoals to this day.
Even though no marriage record has been found for Phillip, we know his wife's name was Mary Baylie and she was born in England about 1640. Evidence of this is through a bond in 1671 against Lawrence Carpenter for cruel usage of Mary Babb's servant
Mary died in 1674, soon after Phillip who died in early 1672 without leaving a will. Apparently some of the children were indentured to families on the mainland. On July 4, 1671, Letters of Administration were granted to Mr. Nath. Fryer to bring a true Inventory of the estate to the next Court of Associates. 
Phillip Babb
 
200 Sometime during the last decade of the eighteenth century, Sampson Babb found his way up Pine Creek near Wellsboro, Pennsylvania and settled on a tributary of that stream. The territory then belonged to the county of Northumberland, and it was exceedingly wild and forbidding. There were no white settlers for many miles. The country was mountainous and broken. The stream on which he settled came to be known as Babb's creek, out of respect to him who had the courage to brave the terrors of the wilderness and pitch a cabin in its depths.
On Babb's creek, Lycoming County--or in its vicinity--are still some residents by the name of Babb, who are descendants of Samson Babb, the pioneer. It is not likely the name of the stream will be changed soon, and it will remain to perpetuate his memory--the memory of the man who was dismissed from the Society of Friends for "keeping and using a fiddle."..... 
Sampson Babb
 

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