Joseph Andrews

Male Abt 1597 - 1680

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  • Birth  Abt 1597  Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  01 Jan 1680  Hingham, Mass Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I00253  Our Beals Genealogy
    Last Modified  22 Oct 2018 

    Father  Thomas Andrews,   d. 21 Aug 1643, Hingham, Mass Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Family ID  F00045  Group Sheet

    Family  Elizabeth -----------,   d. 12 Aug 1688 
     1. Abigail Andrews,   b. 1647,   d. 1723
     2. Elizabeth Andrews
     3. Ephraim Andrews
    >4. Hannah Andrews,   d. 10 Jul 1701, Scituate, Plymouth Co., Mass. Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Hepzibah Andrews
     6. Joseph Andrews,   b. Abt 1635
     7. Mary Andrews
     8. Thomas Andrews,   b. Nov 1632,   d. 23 Nov 1690
    Family ID  F01410  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • He came from England to Hingham, Mass. with his father and had a grant of a house-lot on Town (North) St., Sept 18, 1635. The lot was next west of his father's and contained five acres including back land. At the May court in 1635 he was swarned as a constable. In 1636, 1637 and 1638 he was one of the representatives of the town at the General Court. He was also the first town clerk of Hingham. He later moved to Duxbury and in 1654 was surveyor of highways and constable in 1664. Oct. 16,1665, Joseph Andrews and his wife Elizabeth of Duxbury convey to Thomas Andrews of Hingham, "our natural son", "our house-lot and dwelling-house, out-buildings, etc., and ten acres of land which was formerly given to us by the town of Hingham bounder on Town Street, south, Broad Cove, north, etc., At a later date he returned to Hingham and died there. His will, dated at Hingham Sept 27, 1679, mentions and provides for his widow, Elizabeth; gives to son Joseph, among other valuables, "my sword, gold ring and a bible"; to son Ephraim "the estate in New Jersey"; mentions daughters and grandchildren and gives "to each of my grandsons that bear my name Joseph" a pewter plate.