Matthias Andis


Revolutionary War

parents: Wilhelm Andis and Mary (___)?


Birth:  c. late 1750s - 1760  Woodsboro, Frederick, MD
Death:  c. 1810  Washington Co, VA
Burial:  Fleenor Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington Co, VA

Marriage #1

Susanna Thomas

03 Jan 1792  Washington Co, VA (by Rev Jacob Zink)


Sarah "Sally" Andis c. 1793
Andrew Andis c. 1794
Christiana Andis c. 1797
Susannah Andis c. 1798
John Andis 28 Dec 1800
Elizabeth Andis c. 1801
Isaac Andis 16 May 1803
Abraham Andis 03 Mar 1805
James Andis 05 Mar 1807
Nancy V Andis 06 May 1808
Mary Ann Andis 1809

1790 Federal census Frederick Co, MD - age: over 16
Family History Center Salt Lake City, UT Washington County Virginia Marriages 1781 - 1853 (book)
Family History Center, Salt Lake City, UT Revolutionary Patriots of Frederick County, Maryland 1775 - 1783 (personally viewed and transcribed or copied)
Family History Center, Salt Lake City, UT Washington County Virginia Wills 1777-1792 (book)
VA State Library, Richmond, VA Washington Co, VA Deed Books (microfilm)
Washington Co, VA Court Records Probate records for Matthias Andis
Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, MD Revolutionary War military records of Frederick Co, MD
Washington Co, VA court records Guardian Bonds
Frederick Co, MD Courthouse, Frederick, MD Will of Wilhelm Andis (personally viewed and copied)
Family records Records submitted by Floyd Strader
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan

Miscellaneous Information

1) Matthias served in the Revolutionary War.  He was a private in the Flying Camp of Frederick Co, MD (Middle District Troop), serving under Captain Valentine Creagar.  We have a copy of the list of soldiers and an index to Revolutionary War veterans.

2) We have a copy of the will of Matthias's father, Wilhelm Andis, which contains a list of heirs including Matthias. 

3) Matthias went to Washington Co, VA with his brother John Andis and sister Margaretha and her husband Caspar Fleenor.

4) We believe that Matthias might possibly have been married to Elizabeth ____ before marrying Susanna Thomas. We are not sure enough to add her as a possible wife, but will continue to pursue verification of this.

5) Inventory of Matthias Andis dated 21 Sep 1810, John Fleenor, Adm.; Estate Sale Accounting dated 22 Dec 1814; Estate Settlement dated 23 May 1833.

6) On March 15, 1814, Jacob Teeter was named guardian for Andrew Andris, orphan of Matthias Andris, deceased. Bond: $200.  Surety Jacob Shoemaker

7) On 20 Aug 1816, John Fleenor was named guardian of Christiana, Elizabeth, Susannah, John, Isaac, Abraham, James, Nancy V and Maryann Andis, children of Matthias Andis, deceased. Bond $2000, sureties John Shutters and Abraham Gobble.

8) On 20 Jun 1820, Peter Minnick was named guardian of Isaac, Abraham, James, Nancy and Mary Andis, orphans of Matthias Andis, deceased. Bond $500 surety Thomas Fulkerson.

9) We have various documents regarding land transactions by Matthias and his heirs.  They include purchase, sale and distribution of land in Washington Co, VA.  These are very important documents to our research as they conclusively tie Matthias and his children together.

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