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Simon Andrews (1814 - 1900)

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Simon Andrews
Born in Martock, Somerset, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Martock, Somerset, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Huirangi, nr Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Oct 2011 | Last significant change: 23 Oct 2018
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Categories: Taranaki, New Zealand | Huirangi Cemetery, Taranaki | New Zealand Colonists | Timandra, sailed 2 November 1841.

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Simon Andrews migrated from England to New Zealand.
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Simon son of John Andrews and Rebekah Wines, one of at least two of their children to have left England, Simon for New Zealand and William to Canada..

There is a rumour that another of his siblings also emigrated, possibly to Australia but the family story may be confusing which side of William's family the Australian emigration was for.
From the son of a weaver in Somerset, to a nursery man in Taranaki, living through rather turbulent times.

Born abt Jul 1814 Martock, Somerset, England

NB the second son of this name born to John & Rebekah

Baptized 29 JUL 1814 Martock, Somerset, England

Married 19 Apr 1840 Martock, Somerset, England

Husband: Simon Andrews
Wife: Jane Gibson
Cert. No 56. shows Groom: Simon, labourer, bachelor, s/o John Andrews, labourer. Bride: Jane Gibson, spinster, (no father/occupation shown) both of full age and of Henton (now called Bower Hinton, a district south of Martock adjacent to Hurst). Signed by X, mark of Simon Andrews, Jane Gibson Witnesses: James Barbor (or poss. Parker? who also signed the cert. above), X mark of Jas Ralph (possibly a paternal relation of Simon's?) Minister I Lakes [1] [2]

Buried 14 Jan 1900 Huirangi Cem., nr Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand


1841 Martock, Somerset, England

Note: ANDREWS: Simon 25, weaver; Jane 25; Sarah 4 mths, all b Cty (3 hseholds away from Simon's parents John & Rebecca) [3]


Departed Plymouth 2 Nov 1841
Arrived New Plymouth 23 Feb 1842


Lorna's ANDREWS page


yDNA Haplogroup I-M253 (from descendant of son Fred)

atDNA See above ANDREWS page for summary of which descendants of John and Rebekah (WINES) ANDREWS have atDNA tests.

Blogpost about atDNA matches between descendant of Simon's brother William, and descendants of Simon


  1. Source #S1: Marr. 18 (sic) Apr 1840 Simon s/o John ANDREWS & Jane GIBSON, copy of certified copy from Leslie R, rcvd Aug 1993
  2. Somerset Parish Registers: Marr. 19 Apr 1840 Simon s/o John ANDREWS; Jane GIBSON no father shown, Martock Parish Church, Somerset, scan of original held
    Original Data Somerset Archives & Local Studies, index and Images on
  3. Source #S200: Martock, Frome Martock Hundred, SOM HO107/951/1 Reg Dist Yeovil Sub Dist Martock ED 2 Folio 25 Pg 6, hsehold of Simon & Jane ANDREWS
  • Source S200 1841 census images for England
  • Source S1 Certified copy of marriage, England
  • WikiTree profile Andrews-1788 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Simon by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Simon:

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Generational estimates for detectable DNA segments shared by descendants of John ANDREWS & Rebecca WINES
Generational estimates for detectable DNA segments shared by descendants of John ANDREWS & Rebecca WINES

Andrews/Wines/Gipson/Hanham DNA matches by generation
Andrews/Wines/Gipson/Hanham DNA matches by generation


Simon is 23 degrees from Claude Monet, 27 degrees from Gigi Tanksley and 19 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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