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Re: John Andrew, of York County, Maine
Posted by: R. Isherwood (ID *****1755) Date: November 26, 2005 at 22:35:08
In Reply to: John Andrew, of York County, Maine by Laurella of 867

Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, page 65:

Andrews -

9 JOHN, b. 1600, Kittery, 1640, farmer. Lived in Eliot until 1649 when he sold and became the first settler at the head of Braveboat Harbor. Jury 1651; grand jury under Mass. 1663-1664. Lists 281-283, 298. He paid many fines for his strenuous wife Joane, b. 1621, and himself was in court for threatening to beat Gov. Godfrey and Mr. Withers. July 4, 1671, she was granted adm. on the estate of her husband, "who by a common fame is deceased," and within a few months m. Philip Atwell, but soon put him out and called herself Andrews. In 1688 Edmund Gatch beat the aged woman. Ch. daughter, m. by 1665 Robert Winchester. Robert, by two dep. b. 1652, d. s.p. aft. 1678. List 306a. John, by dep. app. twin with Robert. Sarah, b. 1653, m. Christopher Mitchell. Joane, perh. m. John Searle, fisherman, brother-in-law of Christopher Mitchell. Anne, m. by 1671 John Billing.

10 JOHN(9), fisherman. Lists 292, 306a. Wife was Margaret by 1672. Adm. 3 Apr. 1694 to (only) son Robert, whose widow Susannah was granted adm. 7 Oct. 1718, and was still single 1723. 3 ch.

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