|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1683|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 29, 1761|
Tomb Burial Inside Christ Church
Mary Andrews was the daughter of Samuel Andrews and Mary (Wright) Andrews.
She was born July 29, 1683. She died unmarried, March 29, 1761 in Philadelphia, PA.
She moved to N.J. with her parents in 1686, and received a legacy of £ 20 by her father's will, payable when 20, and also 100 acres of woodland. Though raised a Friend, she had herself baptized at St. Mary's Church in Burlington city on 10 April 1704, and accompanied her sister Esther (Andrews) Parker to Philadelphia, Pa., in 1709.
She was a communicant of Christ Church in Philadelphia, and by her will gave the church her large prayer book and money for a new pulpit and cloth, and a new organ. She was buried inside the church, under the center aisle.
During, her life in Philadelphia, Mary Andrews accumulated a large fortune, apparently by her own efforts, and at her death was a very wealthy woman.
In a suit at law in New Jersey against the administrator of Abraham Bickley, Jr., she recovered in execution a tract of 1150 acres of land in Sussex (now Morris) Co., N.J., and devised it in equal shares to her nephews Mordecai, son of her brother Mordecai, and Peter and Isaac, sons of her brother Edward.
Her will also mentioned her nephew Nehemiah, son of Edward, and many of the children of her sister Esther Parker. (Phila. Wills M:70.)
Original biographical information from 'Genealogical Dictionary of New Jersey,' by Charles Carroll Gardner, circa 1936.
Samuel Andrews (1630 - 1693)
Mary Wright Andrews (1642 - 1688)
Mordecai Andrews (1664 - 1736)*
Peter Andrews (1668 - 1669)*
Peter Andrews (1671 - ____)*
Esther Andrews Parker (1673 - 1741)*
Hannah Andrews (1675 - 1686)*
Edward Andrews (1677 - 1716)*
Jacob Andrews (1680 - 1687)*
Mary Andrews (1683 - 1761)
Christ Episcopal Church and Churchyard
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Record added: Nov 01, 2008
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