(b.c.1621, m.2 Sept. 1671 Philip Atwell, living in 1688)d. June 1671 York, MEJohn was a farmer in 1648, and lived in Eliot until 1649 when he sold his land and became the first settler at the head of the Braveboat Harbor in York. He was on the jury in 1651 and the grand Jury 1663-64."Oct.16, 1651We present Joane Andrews, the wife of John Andrews for an infamous scould and a breaker of the peaceand for Conteming Authority in abusing the Governor. It is ordered by this court that Joane Andrews iseither forthwith to pay forty shillings fine, or else to receive corporall punishment by having 25 stripesupon the bare skine. John Andrews stands bound for his wifes appearance at the next court in the bond of tenn pounds, for her good behaviour."(
)"We present John Dymond & Joane Andrews for Suspition of incontinency. John Dimond Fined 40s and anact of Seperation is mayd in Court that John Dimond & Joane Andrews are not to Keep company one withanother." (
)"March 5, 1651/2We present Joane Andrews for a Make bayte, making Contention & abusing Goody Mendum whereby sheeforfeited her bond upon her good behaviour, for which it is ordered that she is to have twenty Lashes witha whipp upon the bare skine." Joane had called Ms.Mendum 'an Indean Hoare'. (
)30 June 1653Joane Andrews was in court for "abusing of a grand jury man per manly threatening and reviling speeches."(
)"Oct.25,1653Wee present Joane the wife of John Andrews for selling a firkine of butter to Mr. Nicholas Davis whichhad two stones In it contayneing foureteen pounds 2 oz in weight. This presentment owned by JoaneAndrews, & John Andrews her husband is bound in a bond of five pounds that Joane his wife shall stand Ina Towne Meeteing at yorke & In a Towne meeteing att Kittery till 2 Howres bee expired with her offencewritten upon a paper In Cappitall Letters pinned upon her forehead." On the same day, 25 Oct.1653,Thomas Withers presented testimony he said was given by Joane Andrews. Joane denied on oath givingthat testimony. (
)June29,1654"Joane Andrews as itt in Court appeareth for stealeing of certen thinges from Mary Hayle in way of restitution is to restoore unto the sayd M:Hayle thyrty shillings & to pay in 20s to the County Treasury &14s to the Constable, which shee refuseing itt is to bee ordered by the Court to have Corporall punishment."(
)6July1657"Wee present Gowan Willson for frequenting the house of John Andrews suspitiously at unseasonabletymes & for his daly accompaniing of him selfe with Joane Andrews up & downe Pischataqua River aboutfrivelous Occasions, whereby the sd Willson doth neglect his owne wife, children & family, and beingwarned by a graind Jury man from the evill of his was who tould him that it hee would not disist from thatCourse hee would Complayne of him to the Court to his shame. Willsons answere was, that hee would notrefrayne that house till he was Constrayned by the Court to leave itt.