Biographical Sketch of Andrew Warner

Andrew, son of John Warner, of Hatfield, England, was born there in 1595. e came to America in 1630 and in 1632 was a resident of Cambridge, Massachusetts. He removed to Hartford, Connecticut, with the party of original proprietors, and was chosen deacon of the First church there, October, 1633. He held this office continuously until 1660, when, owing to an unhappy and protracted quarrel in the church, he removed with others of the church to Hadley, Massachusetts. An agreement to go was signed “at Goodman Ward’s House in Hartford, April 18, 1659,” among them being Andrew Warner. He was living in Hatfield, October 8, 1660, as a meeting was held at his house there on that date, which passed resolutions of government. This was the beginning of the settlement. He later was an early settler of Hadley, Massachusetts, where he died. The name of his first wife, who was the mother of all his children, is unknown. He married (second) in 1659, before leaving Hartford, Esther, widow of Thomas Selden, who survived him until 1693. Children: 1. Andrew, married Rebecca Fletcher and died in Middletown, Connecticut. January 26, 1681. 2. Robert, married (first) Elizabeth Grant: (second) Mrs. Deliverance Rockwell; he died in Middletown. April 10, 1690. 3. Jacob, married (first) Rebecca ; (second) Elizabeth Goodman; he died September or November 29, 1711. 4. Daniel, of further mention. 5. Isaac, married Sarah Boltwood; he died 1691. 6. Ruth, living in 1677, and was presented to the court on the charge of wearing silk. 7. A daughter, married John or Daniel Pratt. 8. Mary, married (first) John Steel; (second) William Hills. 9. John, lived in Middletown, Connecticut.


Surnames:
Warner,

Topics:
Biography,

Locations:
Ontario County NY,

Collection:
Milliken, Charles F. The History of Ontario County, New York, and Its People Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York. 1911.

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