Andrew Peters1

#5470, (circa 1635 - 13 December 1713)
Relationship7th great-grandfather of William David Lewis
Father*William Peters Esq.2


Mercy Beamsley b. 1637
Children 1.John Peters9 (1659/60 - )
 2.Elizabeth Peters9 (1662 - )
 3.Andrew Peters Jr.9 (c 1664 - )
 4.Mary Peters+1 (c 1668 - 1753)
 5.Mercy Peters+9 (1670 - 1690)
 6.William Peters9 (1672 - )
 7.Samuel Peters9 (s 1674 - )
Andrew Peters was also known as Peterson.3 
Birth*circa 1635He was born circa 1635.4 
Marriage*after September 1658He married Mercy Beamsley, daughter of William Beamsley and Ann _____, after September 1658 at MassachusettsG; her 2nd.5,6 
13 April 1668Andrew Peters and Samuel Graves acquired real estate from Samuel Graves at Ipswich, Essex Co., MassachusettsG, on 13 April 1668.7 
Death*13 December 1713He died on 13 December 1713 at Andover, Essex Co., MassachusettsG.8 
Burial*15 December 1713He was buried on 15 December 1713 at Old North Church Burying Ground, North Andover, Essex Co., MassachusettsG; est. date.8 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis


  1. [S597] George Chandler, compiler, Chandler Family: The Descendants of William and Annis Chandler Who Settled in Roxbury, Mass. 1637 (Worcester, Mass.: Press of Charles Hamilton, 1883), p. 29.
  2. [S597] George Chandler, Chandler Family: The Descendants of William and Annis Chandler, p. 29, giving Mary Peters, wife of Thomas Chandler Jr., as dau. of Andrew Peters (distiller in Boston) and grand-daughter of William Peters Esq., the bother of Hugh Peters. Othe rsources have Andrew is the immigrant with no parents named.
  3. [S292] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), online, pp. 139-142, entry for William Beamsley, where (in Suffolk Land Records 5:519-22) he is named Andrew Peterson.
  4. [S520] VWH.
  5. [S717] Edmond Frank Peters and Eleanor Bradley Peters, compilers, Peters of New England: A Genealogy, and Family History (New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1903), p. 2: "...Mercy appears to have been a widow in September, 1658, when her father's will was made."
  6. [S597] George Chandler, Chandler Family: The Descendants of William and Annis Chandler, p. 29; est. date for birth.
  7. [S802] The Essex Antiquarian, Salem, MA.
  8. [S1628], online, Old North Parish Burying Ground, North Andover, MA; "Here lies ye body of Mr. Andrew Peters who deceased December ye 14 1713 in ye 79th year of his age". Memorial 7868342, created by anonymous, photos added by TECK and by Barbara Poole.
  9. [S717] Edmond Frank Peters and Eleanor Bradley Peters, Peters of New England, p. 1, citing "Church and Parish Records of the Town of Ipswich." Surname most often given as Peeters, but also Peters, Petters, in original records.