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John Andrews, Sr.

Male 1759 - Abt 1833


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  • Name  John Andrews, Sr.  [1
    Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  20 Oct 1759  Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Abt 20 May 1833  Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I136  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  16 Nov 2010 

    Family ID  F595  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Jane Hunnicutt,   b. 2 Feb 1761, Surry, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1783, Blackwater MM, Surry, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Sep 1782  Blackwater MM, Surry, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Jane Andrews,   b. 23 Jun 1783,   d. 27 Oct 1783
    Last Modified  12 Jun 2005 
    Family ID  F1359  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Sarah Butler,   b. 7 Jan 1769, Blackwater MM, Surry, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Feb 1786  Gravelly Run mm, Dinwiddie, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Joseph Andrews,   b. 18 Dec 1786, Blackwater MM, Surry, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1868, Henry, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Robert Andrews,   b. 15 Feb 1789, Blackwater MM, Surry, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Martha Andrews,   b. 18 Jun 1791, Blackwater MM, Surry, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth Andrews,   b. 23 Jul 1793, Blackwater MM, Surry, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859
     5. John Andrews, Jr.,   b. 2 Apr 1796, Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1857, New Providence, Hardin, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Daniel Andrews,   b. 6 Nov 1803, Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1865, Taylor Township, Marshall, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  12 Jun 2005 
    Family ID  F67  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1759 - Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Sep 1782 - Blackwater MM, Surry, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 20 May 1833 - Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S37] Black Water MM, Vol VI, William Wade Hinshaw; Thomas Worth Marshall, editor and compiler, (Reprint of original published: Ann Arbor, Mich. : Edwards Bros., 1936-1950.), Page 102 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S37] Black Water MM, Vol VI, William Wade Hinshaw; Thomas Worth Marshall, editor and compiler, (Reprint of original published: Ann Arbor, Mich. : Edwards Bros., 1936-1950.), Page 97 (Reliability: 3).