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  (b. abt. 1785 Berlin, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 24 May 1873 Granville, Massachusetts, USA )  

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Benjamin ANDREWS was born abt. 1785 in Berlin, Crown Colony of Connecticut

Benjamin ANDREWS was the child of ?   and   ?

Benjamin ANDREWS died 24 May 1873 in Granville, Massachusetts, USA.

Occupation: Blacksmith



Father: Benjamin Andrews
Mother: Mary B.


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Did You Know?America - Did you know? 1787: Constitutional Convention, made up of delegates from 12 of the original 13 colonies, meets in Philadelphia to draft the U.S. Constitution.
Did You Know?The name Connecticut originates from the Algonquian word 'Quinnehtukqut' (beside the long tidal river). (statesymbolsusa.org)

Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

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News1787 - U.S. Constitution ratified (September 17)

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News1791 - The Bill of Rights takes effect (December 15)
News1803 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain. (October 20)
News1805 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific (November 15)
NewsThe War of 1812 was a conflict between the United States and Great Britain, lasting from 1812 to 1815. It was primarily fueled by issues such as trade restrictions due to Britain's ongoing war with France, impressment of American sailors into the British Navy, and British support of Native American tribes against American expansion. The war ended with the Treaty of Ghent, restoring pre-war boundaries but resolving few of the initial disputes.
News1826 - Former U.S. Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both die on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.
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News1827 - The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.

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Invention 1843 - The Christmas card is invented (Sir Henry Cole and John Callcott Horsley, England)

Artificial Freezer Patented (Nancy M. Johnson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
News1857 - March 6 – Dred Scott v. Sandford: The Supreme Court of the United States rules that Blacks are not citizens and slaves can not sue for freedom, driving the country further towards the American Civil War.
News1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away states
News1863 - January 1 - President Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
News1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
NewsApril 14, 1865 - President Abraham Lincoln was mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth at in Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. He died the next day.
News1870 - June 26 - Christmas becomes a Federal holiday in the United States. It was still illegal in some states.
death1873 Death
24 May 1873
Granville, Massachusetts, USA
Name: Benjamin Andrews
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place: Granville
Death Date: 24 May 1873
Death Place: Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts
Age: 88
Birth Date: 1785
Birth Place: Berlin, Ct.
Occupation: Blacksmith
Race:
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Benjamin Andrews
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Mary B.
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B07551-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
GS Film number: 185380
Reference ID: yrs 1857-1891 p 17

"Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FC9L-7M8 : 10 December 2014), Benjamin Andrews, 24 May 1873; citing Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, reference yrs 1857-1891 p 17; FHL microfilm 185,380."

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