Thursday, May 14, 2020

1864 Payments On Behalf of Family in Robbinston, Maine, of Civil War Soldier Philip H. Andrews; in 1860s/1870s Ledger of Financial Transactions of Robbinston

Philip H. Andrews; then serving in Company B of the 11th Regiment; payments made in 1864 on behalf of his family in Robbinston, Maine.

Found on numbered page 45 in a ledger of Robbinston, Maine, financial transactions from the mid 1860s to the 1870s.

Payments were made on behalf of:
  • John Andrews, age 44; father
  • Eliza Andrews, age 44; mother
  • John E. Andrews, age 12; brother
  • Horace B. Andrews, age 4; brother

Philip Henry Andrews (1842-1922), son of John Andrews and Louisa (Boyden) Andrews and husband of Addie Elizabeth (Huckins) Andrews (1843-1922).  Apparently Louisa went by the name "Eliza".

1850  US Census of Robbinston, Maine - Philip H. Andrews, age 8

1860  US Census of Robbinston, Maine - Philip H. Andrews, age 18

1862  Maine, Civil War Enlistment Papers, 1862-1865
  • age 21, single; born in Robbinston, Maine; residing there and working as a teacher
  • 5' 8" tall, with light complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair
  • volunteered 24 July 1862 to serve for a period of 3 years
  • sworn and subscribed to a Augusta, Maine, on 19 August 1862

1862-1866   Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718-1957, Military Records - Civil War
  • age 21, single and working as a teacher
  • 5' 8-1/2" with light complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair
  • born in Robbinston, Maine; residing in Robbinston, Maine
  • enlisted 24 July 1862 as a private in the 11th Infantry
  • mustered in 19 August 1862 at Augusta, Maine
  • served in both Company B and Company K of the 11th Infantry
  • rose from private to 2nd lieutenant; commissioned to 1st lieutenant but not mustered
  • left service 2 February 1866 at City Point, Virginia

1865   Maine Marriages, 1771-1907 - Intention to Marry - Philip H. Andrews of Robbinston, Maine, and Addie Elizabeth Huckins of Calais, Maine; dated 11 September 1865, John Jackson, City Clerk of Calais, Maine

1865  Maine Marriages, 1771-1907 - Intention to Marry - Philip H. Andrews of Robbinston, Maine, and Addie Elizabeth Huckins of Calais, Maine; dated 15 September 1865 by Cyrus Balkam, Town Clerk of Robbinston, Maine

1870 - by 1870, Philip and Addie had moved to East Saginaw, Michigan, where their son Seth Edgar Andrews was born on 10 January 1870.  Philip was working as an insurance agent.

1880  US Census of Flint, Michigan - Philip H. Andrews, insurance agent

1890  Veterans Schedules - Detroit, Michigan - Philip H. Andrews
  • living at 798 Fourth Avenue in Detroit, Michigan

1922    Michigan, Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), Cemetery Index, 1799-1999
  • buried in the Brady Hill Cemetery in Saginaw, Michigan
1922  FindaGrave Memorial - Philip Henry Andrews died 20 April 1922

If you have information on the family of Philip H. Andrews, please leave a comment or contact me directly.

The ledger measures about 13" by 8" by 1/2" and contains entries for almost 50 families and many pages of other financial transactions. About half of the 178 numbered pages have entries. The ledger is missing its covers; the first page of what remains is shown below.

Soldiers and sailors listed in the ledger
  • The numbers in parentheses indicate specific pages in the ledger.
  • Many of the men listed below were born in New Brunswick or Nova Scotia and may have returned to Canada after the War.  See the map below to see how close New Brunswick and Nova Scotia were, particularly in the Age of Sail.
  • If you have information on any of the men listed below, please leave a comment or contact me directly.

The List, Alphabetized

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