Paternal Line of Robin Bellamy - pyan569 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File

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Thomas Andrews Sir

[MY ANCESTORS 2.FTW] rp&id=I00659
with his son Joseph came from Devonshire, England and settled in our Hing. prior to the arrival of Rev. Peter Hobart and his company in 1635. At the first drawing of house-lots, Sept. 18, 1635, he had five acres granted to him on Town (North) St. His lot was the one upon which now stands the dwelling owned by heirs of the late Perez Lincoln. . . . Rev. Peter Hobart wrote in his diary under the date of Aug. 21, 1643, 'Old Thomas Andrews dyed.'"

Joseph Andrews

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"...came early to Hingham, 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, inc. back land. At the May court in 1635 he was sworn as constable. In 1636, 1637, and 1638 he was one of the representatives of the town at the General Court. He also was the first town clerk of Hing. He afts. removed to Dux., and in 1654 was surveyor of highways, and constable in 1664. Oct. 16, 1665, Joseph Andrews and his wife Elizabeth of Dux. convey to Thomas Andrews of Hing. 'our natural son,' 'our house-lot and dwelling house, out-buildings, etc., and 10 acres of land which was formerly given us by the town of Hingham, bounded on Town St., south, Broad Cove, north,' etc. At a later date he returned to Hing. and d. here 1 Jan. 1679-80, aet. 83 yrs. His wid. d. 12 Aug. 1688. His will, which is on file in the, and 'dated at Hingham 27 Sept 1679, mentions and provides for w. Elizabeth; gives to s. Joseph, among other valuables, 'my sword, gold ring, and a bible;' to s. Ephraim 'the estate in New Jersey;' mentions dau's and gr. ch. and gives 'to each of my grandsons that bear my name Joseph' a pewter platter."