Jane G. (Andrews) Cowen Pedigree
(Start at generatio 4, below.)
Last Change: 2 March 2023
Origin of the surname “Andrews:”
9 John Andros
8 Ebenezer Andrews
”Anderson” in some records. Born 5 May 1704 at Plymouth, Massachusetts. Died between 15 March 1770 and 10 February 1771 at Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Ebenezer's will (dated 15 Mar 1770 and proved 25 Feb 1771) named his wife, Judeath; his eldest son, John; his grandson, Peter Creapo (Crapo); his daughters, Sary Peckham and Susannah Samson; and his sons Ebenezer, Jr. and Stephen.
1790 U.S. Census: There were 109 Andrews households in Massachusetts, including a Joseph Andrews who headed a household in Freetown, Bristol County. That household consisted of 1 male over age 16 and 1 female.
Of interest, Peter Crapo was head of a household in Freetown, Massachusetts. The household included himself; one other male over 16 years old; 4 males under 16; and 4 females (ref 35). Note: Two other Crapo households were listed for Freetown in the 1790 Census: Joshua (2 males over 16, 1 male under 16, and 6 females)(ref 35) and Consider (3 males over 16, 2 males under 16, and 5 females)(ref 35).
1. Wife: Judith White
Born 24 August 1701 at Rochester, Massachusetts. Married at Tiverton, Rhode Island on 6 May 1727. Was living on 10 February 1771 when she and others agreed not to request an inventory of her husband's estate.
1790 U.S. Census: There were 5 White households in Freetown, Massachusetts:
a. Zebulon (1 male over 16, 3 females)
b. Thomas (3 males over 16, 2 females)
c. Samuel (1 male over 16, 3 males under 16, and 4 females)
d. Jenkins (1 male over 16, 4 females)
e. Peregrine (1 male over 16, 2 males under 16, and 2 females).
a. John Andrews: See generation 7, below.
b. Sarah Andrews:
Of Dartmouth. Married Samuel Peckham/Peckcom of Dartmouth, son of Joseph Peckcom, on 4 November 1765.
c. Susannah Andrews: Married (?) Samson.
d. Stephen Andrews:
Born 1740. Married Jemima (b. 1748, d. 15 Apr 1824). Stephen died 26 December 1822. He and Jamima are buried at Hixville Christian Church Burial Ground in Dartmouth
1790 U.S. Census: Stephen was the head of a household in Dartmouth that included, beside himself, three females.
1800 U.S. Census: Head of a household in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, which contained 2 males under age 10; 1 male between 10 and 16; 1 male between 16 and 26; one male over 45; 2 females under age 10; and 1 female between 26 and 45 years old.
1810 U.S. Census: No record found.
Stephen and Jamima had the following son:
(1. Stephen Andrews, Jr.: Born 1780. Married Sara (prob. Wilbur)(b. 1790, d. 13 Nov 1874). Stephen died 10 April 1852. He and Sara are buried in the Wilbur Cemetery in Dartmouth.
1800 U.S. Census:
1810 U.S. Census:
e. Ebenezer Andrews, Jr.
1790 U.S. Census: Head of a household in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, which contained 2 males over 16 years old; 1 male under 16, and 3 females.
1800 U.S. Census: No record found.
1810 U.S. Census:
Perhaps Ebenezer had the following son:
(1. Ebenezer C. Andrews: Born 18 September 1818. Married Hannah (b. 18 Dec 1823, d. 7 Jan 1898). Died 5 September 1893. Both are buried in the Wilbur Family Cemetery, Dartmouth.
f. Mary Andrews: Married Amos Crapo at Rochester, Massachusetts.
1850 U.S. Census: Note: There was a Mary Crapo, age 67, who was the head of a household in Dartmouth Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Not old enough to be Amos's husband, she might be his daughter-in-law. This Mary was living by herself, but next to her son, Jacob Crapo (farmer, age 28). Jacob's family included his wife, Caroline M.S. (age 29); daughter, Ruth C. (age 7); son, George G. (age 5); daughter Mary J. (age 3); and son, Peter (age 3 months.
7 John Andrews/Andros of Dartmouth:
1. Biographical notes:
1790 U.S. Census: John Andrews was the head of a household in Dartmouth which included 1 male over 16, 3 males under 16, and 5 females.
2. Wife: Mary Caswell
Of Dartmouth. Married John 24 August 1758.
1790 U.S. Census: There were 44 Caswell households in Massachusetts, but none in Freetown.
2. Children: (see generation 8)
a. Stephen Andrews:
(1. Wife: Sally Cowen, daughter of Ebenezer and Lydia (Knapp) Cowen, generation 8 of Annex U, of Dartmouth. Married 22 may 1808.
1790 U.S. Census: There were 10 Knapp and 39 Knap households in Massachusetts.
1800 U.S. Census: Head of a household in Dartmouth, Massachusetts which contained 3 males under age 10, 1 male from 10 to 16, 1 male from 26 to 45, 1 female from 26 to 45, and 1 female over 45 years old.
1810 U.S. Census: Last name listed as "Andrus."
1820 U.S. Census: No record found.
1830 U.S. Census: No record found.
1840 U.S. Census: No record found.
1850 U.S. Census: Age 69. Head of household in Dartmouth Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Employed as a farmer with real estate valued at $700. Other members of the household included: his sister, Sarah Andrews (age 61); his mother-in-law, Lydia Cowin (age 93); his daughter, Virtue (Andrews) Gifford (age 49); and Virtue's husband, William S. Gifford (age 49, farmer).
b. John Andrews/Andros, Jr.: See generation 6, below.
6 John Andrews/Andros, Jr.
1. Biographical notes:
Born 1772. Died 15 March 1860. Buried along with his son, Joseph, and wife in the Evergreen Cemetery, Dartmouth.
1790 U.S. Census: John was head of a household in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Other than himself, that household included 3 males under age 16 and 5 females.
1850: Age 73. John was the head of a household in Dartmouth Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts. He was employed as a carpenter. The household also included his wife, Betsey (age 73). Both were born in Massachusetts. They lived next to John's brother, Stephen.
2. Wife: Betsey Cowen:
Born in 1778 at Rochester/Dartmouth, Massachusetts, the daughter of Zebah and Susanna Cowen (b. Rochester, MA). Married 22 April 1797. Died 4 January 1853; interred with John in the Evergreen Cemetery, Dartmouth. Married John Andrews on 22 April 1797.
3. Children: (order uncertain)
a. John Andrews, Jr.:
Of Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Married Abbie/Abby Wilbur on 8 November 1835 and had the following children:
(1. Hannah Lee Andrews: Married Jesse K. A(?).
(2. Ruth Andrews.
(3. William James Andrews: Married Emily Gifford.
b. Judith Gifford Andrews: Born 27 February 1819. Died 6 January 1901. Married Washington Whitehead (b. 14 Jun 1810, d. 20 Dec 1872) and had the following daughter:
(1. Bessie Arethusa Whitehead: Born 4 January 1856 at Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Died 2 December 1889 at Dartmouth. Married Frederic Andrews Wilber (b. 24 Nov 1854, c. 11 Mar 1934) and had the following children:
(a. William Andrews Wilber.
(b. Annie Elizabeth Wilber.
(c. LeRoy Wood Wilber.
(d. Harold Carleton Wilber.
(e. Bessie Arethusa Wilber.
c. Joseph Harrison Andrews: See generation 5, below.
5 Joseph Harrison Andrews/Androws
1. Biographical notes:
Of Dartmouth Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Born 1803. Died 5 November 1894 and is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery, Dartmouth with his wife and father.
1790 U.S. Census: Joseph Andrews was head of a household in Freetown, Massachusetts. One other female lived with him.
1850: Age 44. Head of a household in Dartmouth Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Employed as a carpenter. His real estate was valued at $500. Other members of the household included his wife, Almira (Sampson) Andrews (age 43; his daughter Angeline W. (age 15); his son, Charles M. (age 9); and his son, Elbridge L. (age 8).
2. Wife: Almira Maria Sampson:
a. Biographical notes:
Born 1806. Of Troy (Dartmouth). Married 3 September 1827. Died 15 December 1863 and is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery, Dartmouth with her husband and father-in-law.
1790 U.S. Census: There were 19 Sampson and 77 Samson households in Massachusetts. John Sampson (perhaps Almira's father) was the head of a household in Freetown, Massachusetts. That household included John, one other male over 16 years old, 4 males under 16, and 2 females.
(1. George W. Sampson:
1850 U.S. Census: Age 41. Head of a household in Dartmouth Township, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Household included: his wife, Philindia (age 30); daughter, Sarah E. (age 11); son, Samson (age 9); son, William L. (age 10); son, George F. (age ); son, Samuel A. (age 5); and daughter, Hannah R. (age 2).
1860 Census: Age 57. Head of a household in Dartmouth Township. Employed as a farmer; real estate valued at $400. Married to Philinda (age 39). Household included the following children: William L. (age 21); David G. (age 18); Samuel A. (age 16); George J. (age 14); Hannah R. (age 12); Angenette R. (age 10); Aledine M. (age 10); John J. (age 13); Mary A. (age 4); Emma B. (age 3).
a. Jane G. Andrews: See generation 4, below.
b. Angeline W. Andrews:
Age 15 and living with parents in 1850.
c. Charles Morton Andrews:
He was 9 years old and living with his parents during the 1850 census. Had a daughter: Alice A. (Andrews) Westgate, wife of Rodman E. Westgate of Wood Street, RFD 1-Box 7, Middleboro, Massachusetts 02346.
d. Elbridge L. Andrews:
Age 8 and living with his parents during the 1850 census.
e. Elizabeth Andrews:
Born 1829. Died 1 January 1850. Buried with her parents in the Evergreen Cemetery, Dartmouth.
4 Jane G. Andrews
Born 29 March 1827. Died 20 January 1916. Married Leonard M. Cowen, generation 4 of the Cowen Annex on 5 April 1846.
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