JOSHUA ANDREWS was born in 1720  in Kittery, York Co., ME, and died in 1799. He married OLIVE EMERY in 1743. Olive was born in 1723 and died in 1801.[1]

     Joshua Andrews was a Revolutionary War Veteran,  enlisting in 1777 in the Company commanded by Captain Samuel Grant, of Colonel Storer's Massachusetts Regiment.[1]

   Perhaps related to Joshua Andrews was John Andrews, b. 1600, d. 1671, who m. Joan (____) about 1640 in Kittery. Joan m. (2) Phillip Atwellby 1672.[2]



     MARY ANDREWS was born on 23 Jun 1747 and died on 23 Sep 1819.[1][3] She married BENJAMIN HEARD JR on 8 Dec. 1768 in Berwick, York Co., ME. [1][3]Benjamin was born on 29 Aug 1744 in Dover, Strafford Co., NH, and died on 2 Feb. 1817 in Berwick, York Co., ME.[1][3] He was the son of BENJAMIN HEARD SR and ANNA DOWNS, and a 2 times great grandson of John Heard and Elizabeth Hull of Dover, Strafford Co., NH.[4]

     Benjamin Heard Jr.  was a Revolutionary War veteran. Serving as a Private in the Company of Capt. Ebenezer Sullivan, which belonged to the Regiment commanded by Colonel James Seaman.[1][3][4]


  1. The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution ,Vol. 113
  2. New England Marriages Prior to 1700, p. 17.
  3. Excerpts from material which will be incorporated and published under title of "The Descendants of William Furbish/Furbush of Kittery, Maine", by Bob Scott.
  4. Charle S. Candage and Ralph E. Peak, "Heard-Herd Genealogy, 1610-1987", Rockport, ME 1988.

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