ANDRUS, Hon. JOHN H., from Danby, 1820; settled on the present Town farm.
He was a
representative in the legislature from Danby several years, and was a man of note and influence.
He was a judge of the county court. He d. in 1841, aged 73 ; his wife in 1821, aged 50.
ANDRUS, EZRA, son of Judge Andrus, m. Nancy, da. of James McDaniels, and settled near his
father's homestead in Danby, on the Timothy Brewster place. He died in 1864, aged 65, leaving a
family of three sons and six daughters; James McD., who occupies the homestead, John H.,
Merritt, Sarah Ann, Eliza Ann, Nancy, Julia, Esther and Cordelia. Sarah Ann m. Mark Wooster,
Manchester; Eliza Ann m. Dr. Phineas Strong ; Julia m. Parker Jones.
ANDRUS, Capt. ZEBADIAH, Sen., from Norwich, Conn., 1784; settled on the present homestead of
David R. Smith. He died in 1804, aged 86; his wife in 1789 aged 74.
ANDRUS, ZEBADIAH, Jr., came with his father from Norwich, Conn., and
settled with him. He d. in 1830 aged 86; his widow d. in Mt. Tabor in 1850, aged 94.
Her death was caused by her
clothes taking fire.
ANDRUS ASA, Sen., son of Zebadiah Sen., settled on the present
homestead of Asa A. Monroe. He died in 1821, aged 79.
ANDRUS, ASA, Jr., succeeded to his father's place; sold out in 1821, to
Josiah Monroe, and removed to Lockport, N.Y., where he died in 1863 aged 90.
ANDRUS, Rev. LEMON, son of Asa Andrus, Jr., was licensed to preach in 1821, by
the Baptist church in West Pawlet. He was pastor of the church in Low Hampton, N.Y.,
several years, but left about 1830, for western New York. His wife is a daughter of
Capt. Joshua Cobb.
ANDRUS, ALLEN, son of William Andrus, m. Betsey, da. of Rev. John
Griswold, and settled as a physician in Pulaski, N.Y. He died in this town.
ANDRUS, BENJAMIN, son of Zebadiah Andrus, Jr., m. Emily Chapin, and settled on the mountain, near
Rupert. He died in 1864, aged 81 ; his wife in 1852) aged 64. His family consists of four sons
and one daughter, all of whom live in the vicinity. Sylvester, m. Paulina
_______ ; Chapin m. Harriet, da. of Capt. Moses Whitcomb; David m. Ann, .da. of Guild Willis; Benjamin, m. Ann, da. of
Henry Belden, and Almeda C.
ANDRUS, DAVID, m. a da. of Daniel Welch, and settled near the Town farm. His son, Fayette, m.
Harriet, da. of Samuel Thompson, and owns the Simeon Edgerton, Sen. farm.
Mr. Andrus died
in 1826, aged 45 ; his widow in 1859, aged 69.