Mary Leah Dillon (widow of Bennet Andrew)

Kentuckiana Genealogy: Obituaries: Mary Leah Dillon (widow of Bennet Andrew)
By Sally Renne Murphy ( on Wednesday, June 19, 2002 - 08:30 am:

From Samuel Hornor and Mary Leah "Polly" Andrew’s Bible:

ANDREW--Mrs. Sarah [the name Sarah has been crossed out and Leah Andrew written in] Andrew, near Greenville, Ind., February 25th. She was born in Guilford, North Carolina, June 9, 1788. She became a member of the Church in her seventeenth or eighteenth year. She removed to Indiana in 1819, and settled on Blue River near Fredericksburg, in Washington County. She was the widow of Rev. Bennett Andrew, of the North Carolina Conference, who died May 28, 1819 his dying request to wife and children being remove to a free State. Ever after her espouse to the Church she remained a faithful member until the day of her death.

[Only the obituary was pasted in the Bible, no name or date for the newspaper.]

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