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 David Ira Andrus

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David Ira Andrus

  • Birth 1766 Connecticut, USA
  • Death 21 Aug 1831 Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, USA
  • Burial Jefferson County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 76489531

From the Fonda List found at the Jefferson county genweb page;




DAVID IRA ANDRUS

Born: 1766 in Conn.
Died: August 21, 1831 in the town of Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: First at Middle Upper House, Conn., SALLY RANNEY, daughter of
WILLET & MARY RANNEY of Middleton, Conn.
Born: January 2, 1763, Cornwall, Conn. (Upper House)
Died: July 22, 1818 in town of Ellisburg, N. Y.
Married (2) Mrs. ESTHER HINNAN

Service: David I. Andrus served as fifer in the 6th Co. of the 4th Regiment,(Conn.) Commanded by Col. Zebulon Butler in the Revolution. He enlisted at Southington, Jan. 1, 1781, transferred to Capt. Robertson's 2nd Conn. Regiment commanded by Col. Heman Swift. Served as a private until March 1, 1783. His name appears on the rolls until May 6, 1783. War Department Washington, D.C.

Remarks: David I. Andrus and his wife are buried in the Giddingsville cemetery in the town of Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., N.Y. David Andrus came to the Black River Country with Daniel Fox about 1800. In 1805 he settled at Ellisburg and became agent for Samuel Wardell of Rhode Island. He built the first sawmill of Mannsville, and the first dwelling at that place. He was elected member of assembly in 1809 & 1812, Sheriff in 1812-13, and 1815-18. He was the father of 4 daughters and 4 sons.


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  • Created by: Bruce Coyne
  • Added: 14 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76489531
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Ira Andrus (1766–21 Aug 1831), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76489531, citing Giddingsville Cemetery, Jefferson County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Bruce Coyne (contributor 47569362) .