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Andrews Family, Fulton County, NY

This is NOT intended to be a complete genealogical record! "This information is based primarily on census research that I did quite a while ago in order to help another researcher. The family is not related to my own. There are likely to be errors and omissions. Nor is this a complete genealogy." - Lisa Slaski



1. Sabine Andrews was born about 1796 (or 1803?) in NY. He married Elizabeth Bartlett who was born about 1805 in NY.

Census Records:
1850 Minden, Montgomery, NY - laborer
1860 Minden, Montgomery, NY - day laborer

Sabine and Elizabeth had the following children (there may have been others):

1.1. George A. Andrews, b. about 1832 in NY
1.2. Alonzo Andrews, b. about 1836 in NY
1.3. Nelson Andrews, b. about 1837 in NY
1.4. Elizabeth Andrews, b. about 1843 in NY


1.1. George A. Andrews was born about 1832 in NY. He married Lydia Ann Young the daughter of Josiah and Clarissa Young of Stratford, Fulton, NY. Josiah was the son of Lodowick Young who is likely the Loduwich and Phebe Young of the 1850 Oppenheim, Fulton, NY census record. Lydia Young was born in 1839 in NY and died 31 Dec 1879, age 40 yrs, 5 mos, 23 days and is buried in Middle Sprite cemetery in Stratford, Fulton county, NY.

Census Records:
1860 Stratford, Fulton, NY - farm laborer
1870 Naausay, Kendall, IL - farmer
1880 Stratford, Fulton, NY - laborer

George and Lydia had the following children:

1.1.1. Mary E. Andrews, b. about 1859 in NY
1.1.2. Sarah Andrews, b. about 1861 in NY
1.1.3. Stephen Andrews, b. about 1863 in NY
1.1.4. Charles Andrews, b. about 1865 in NY
1.1.5. Elton Andrews, b. Nov 1868 in NY

1.2. Alonzo Andrews was born about 1836 in NY. On 6 Jul 1865 he married Alice Severance in Kendall county, IL. She was born about 1844 in IL and is the daughter of David and Mary Severance of Oswego, Kendall county, IL in 1870. Alice died before 1870 and he married second on 29 Jun 1872 to Martha A. Colgin also in Kendall county, IL. She was born about 1849.

Census Records:
1870 Oswego, Kendall, IL - Works for L. R. Co.
1880 Kendall, Kendall, IL - farmer
1900 1st Ward Aurora, Kane, IL - blacksmith
1910 Savannah, Butler, NE - blacksmith / own shop
1920 Savannah, Butler, NE - blacksmith / shop (son Harold - general work / motion pictures)

Alonzo and Alice had the following children:

1.2.1. Kittie Andrews, b. about 1865 in IL
1.2.2. Vandeventer ("Van") Andrews, b. about 1868 in IL

After the death of his wife and the remarriage to Martha, Van was raised by his grandparents, David and Mary Severance. It also appears that Kittie was either married young or had died, as she doesn't show up in the 1880 census. Van married Lula E. Jones on 1 Jan 1893 in Kendall county, IL. He was married second to Nellie Carney on 17 May 1894 in Kendall county, IL.

Alonzo and Martha had the following children (there may be others):

1.2.3. Louisa J. Andrews, b. about 1874 in IN
1.2.4. William T. Andrews, b. about 1876 in IL
1.2.5. Charlotte A. Andrews, b. May 1880 in IL


1.1.5. Elton Andrews was born Nov 1868 in NY. He married about 1891 to Elizabeth Dell who was born 30 Mar 1870 in NY and died in 1932. Elizabeth Dell was the daughter of John Dell and Rosie (aka Catherine and Rosena) Moyer.

Elton and "Lizzie" had 5 children with 4 living in 1900: Lena Andrews, b. Oct 1891 in NY Ella May Andrews, b. Mar 1895 in NY Irene Andrews, b. Jan 1898 in NY Gertrude E. Andrews, b. Jan 1900 in NY



2. John Dell and his family came from Bavaria arriving from Hamburg in NY on 5 June 1867 on the steamer Borussia. They were berthed in a 2nd class cabin, between decks. Listing was

Joh. Doll (or Dell?), 39, farmer
Rosina, 36, his wife
Wolfe, 16, male, his child
Joh. G., 14, male, his child
Joh., 11, male, his child
Joh. 7, male, his child
Anna, 5, female, his child
Cath. 3, female, his child

They are found in 1870 in St. Johnsville, Montgomery, NY where John and his son, Wolf, were laborers on the railroad. In 1880 Rosina is a widow and living in Danube, Herkimer, NY with her 3 youngest children.

John and Rosina had the following children:

2.1. Wolf Dell, b. about 1851 in Germany
2.2. John George Dell, b. Jul 1853 in Germany, m. about 1885 to Ella who was born Nov 1857. They had children: James Weaver b. 6 Feb 1886, Mary b. Aug 1888, Katie b. Aug 1891, Ida b. Dec 1892, Jenny b. Mar 1897, Fred Everette b. 14 May 1900 - living in Danube, Herkimer, NY in 1900.
2.3. John Dell, b. about 1854 in Germany
2.4. Joseph Dell, b. about 1860 in Germany
2.5. Margarett Dell, b. Sep 1862 in Germany, m. about 1883 to Irving Tinkler who was born Jan 1864 in NY. They had Daniel Elbert b. 3 Sep 1884, Cora b. Feb 1886, Bertha b. Dec 1887, Mabel b. Nov 1890. - living in Little Falls in 1900.
2.6. Catherine Dell, b. about 1864 in Germany
2.7. Frederick E. Dell, b. June 1869 in NY - living in Danube, Herkimer, NY in 1900.
2.8. Elizabeth Dell, b. about 1872 in NY, m. Elton Andrews, son of George (above)
2.9. William E. Dell, b. 17 May 1874 in NY - living in Little Falls in 1900.

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