Leman Andrus1,2,3

ID# 15562, (1797 - 1890)
FatherAsa Andrus4 (22 Nov 1773 - 10 Oct 1863)
MotherLucy Bushnell4 (28 Mar 1776 - 4 Aug 1858)

Key Events:

Birth: 26 Apr 1797, Pawlet, Vermont5,6,7
Marriage: Wealthyann Cobb, 3 Nov 1816, Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont8,9,10
Death: 3 Sep 1890, Farina, Illinois2

Spouse:Wealthyann Cobb (31 Jan 1798 - 11 Aug 1888)
     Children:

Based on the unidentified children present in the 1830 and 1840 censuses, it seems quite likely that Leman and Welthyan also had other children.
  • Emily Edgerton Andrus27 (9 Sep 1817 - 28 May 1837)
  • daughter Andrus27 (19 Aug 1818 - Dec 1818)
  • John Ives Andrus27 (26 Feb 1824 - 17 Mar 1904)
  • Thankful Cobb Andrus27,28 (17 Sep 1829 - )
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Leman Andrus was born on 26 Apr 1797 in Pawlet, Vermont.5,6,7
     Leman married Wealthyann Cobb, daughter of Capt. Joshua Cobb and Hannah Edgerton, on 3 Nov 1816 in Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont, with Rev. John Griswold officiating.8,9,10 Leman and Wealthyann moved to Hebron, Washington Co., New York, just to the west of Pawlet, after their marriage.11 (See map.) He appeared on the 1820 Federal Census of Hebron, Washington Co., New York, with a household consisting of one male age 16 to 26 (Leman), one female under age 10 and one age 16 to 26 (wife Wealthyann Cobb.)12
     By 1830 Leman and Wealthyann had moved to Almond, Allegany Co. in western New York. After that they seem to have moved regularly around the western part of the state, perhaps prompted by his ministerial calling.13,14,15,16 Leman appeared on the 1830 Federal Census of Almond, Allegany Co., New York, with a household consisting of one male age 20 to 30 (Leman, though he was about 33), one female under age 5 (daughter Thankful), one age 5 to 10, and one age 20 to 30 (wife Wealthyann Cobb, though she was about 22.)17
     He appeared on the 1840 Federal Census of Pendleton, Niagara Co., New York, with a household consisting of one male age 10 to 15 and one age 50 to 60 (Leman, though he was only about 43), one female age 10 to 15 (daughter Thankful), and one age 40 to 50 (wife Wealthyann Cobb.)18
     Leman and Wealthyann appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Pendleton, Niagara Co., New York, enumerated 24 Sep 1850, reporting real estate valued at $6,000. Their daughter Thankful was listed as living with them.3 They appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Wirt, Allegany Co., New York, enumerated 28 Aug 1860, reporting real estate valued at $800 and personal estate of $400.19
     Leman and Wealthyann moved to Fayette Co., Illinois, between 1860 and 1870.20 Leman and Wealthyann appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of La Clede Twp., Fayette Co., Illinois, enumerated 16 Jun 1870, reporting real estate valued at $1,700 and personal estate of $150.21 He and Wealthyann appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Farina, Fayette Co., Illinois, enumerated 3 Jun 1880.22
     He was a school teacher, and a musician. He was licensed to preach by the Seventh Day Baptists in Pawlet as a young man, and continued as Baptist minister in New York.23,24,25,26
     Leman died on 3 Sep 1890 in Farina, Illinois, at age 93.2

Citations

  1. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 152, shows name as Limeon Andrus.
  2. [S2636] Goodbell, "John Andrews of Ipswich," pg 209.
  3. [S2408] Leman Andrus household, 1850 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York.
  4. [S2636] Goodbell, "John Andrews of Ipswich," pg 207.
  5. [S2636] Goodbell, "John Andrews of Ipswich," pg 209, shows date, town, and state.
  6. [S2408] Leman Andrus household, 1850 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York, shows age 53 and state.
  7. [S2407] Leman Andus household, 1860 U.S. Census, Allegany Co., New York, shows age 62 and state.
  8. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 152, shows date and officant.
  9. [S2636] Goodbell, "John Andrews of Ipswich," pg 209, shows date.
  10. [S2405] Leman Andrus household, 1880 U.S. Census, Fayette Co., Illinois, shows married.
  11. [S2410] Lyman Andrus household, 1820 U.S. Census, Washington Co., New York, shows him, and apparently her, in Hebron.
  12. [S2410] Lyman Andrus household, 1820 U.S. Census, Washington Co., New York.
  13. [S2411] Lyman Andrus household, 1830 U.S. Census, Allegany Co., New York, shows him, and apparently her, in Almond.
  14. [S2409] Leman Andrus household, 1840 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York, shows him, and apparently her, in Pendleton, Niagara Co.
  15. [S2408] Leman Andrus household, 1850 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York, shows him as a Baptish minister.
  16. [S2407] Leman Andus household, 1860 U.S. Census, Allegany Co., New York, shows them in Wirt, Allegany Co., and shows him as a preacher.
  17. [S2411] Lyman Andrus household, 1830 U.S. Census, Allegany Co., New York.
  18. [S2409] Leman Andrus household, 1840 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York.
  19. [S2407] Leman Andus household, 1860 U.S. Census, Allegany Co., New York.
  20. [S2406] Leman Andrews household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fayette Co., Illinois, shows them in Fayette Co.
  21. [S2406] Leman Andrews household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fayette Co., Illinois.
  22. [S2405] Leman Andrus household, 1880 U.S. Census, Fayette Co., Illinois, shows post office, as Farnia, twp. as Laclede, county, and state.
  23. [S2636] Goodbell, "John Andrews of Ipswich," pp 209-10, shows he was as school teacher and something of a musician, was licensed in Pawlet, and continued in New York.
  24. [S2409] Leman Andrus household, 1840 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York, shows three (of four) persons in the household engaged in agriculture.
  25. [S2408] Leman Andrus household, 1850 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York, shows occupation as Baptist minister.
  26. [S2407] Leman Andus household, 1860 U.S. Census, Allegany Co., New York, shows occupation as preacher.
  27. [S2636] Goodbell, "John Andrews of Ipswich," pg 210.
  28. [S2408] Leman Andrus household, 1850 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.