Referred to several times in William Thomas' Diary, in which he records Abraham's burial in 1774.
Juror for Wenvoe.
From Diary of William Thomas of Michaelston....
9 October 1764
This day 14 days past Morgan Daniel br. old Abraham Andrew by a warrant, for 5s 11d wages before Parson Basset, when Abra br. his servant David for a witness, who swore yt. Abra. told Morgan he wou'd pay him in few days, if he would continue to his work, (for he had agreed with him for ye harvest) wch Morgan deny'd, and here Morgan had lost his due wch gained by Labour, and be in the charges.
The Will of Abraham Andrews of Wenvoe, written 27 Oct 1773, proved 29 Aug 1774.
[paragraphed for easier reading]
In the Name of God Amen the 27th Day of October 1773 I Abraham Andrews of the Parish of Wenvoe in the County of Glamorgan Do Make and Ordain this my Last Will and Testament in form and manner following
Imprimis I give and Bequeath to my Grand Niece Blanch Thomas Daughter of My Daughter Catherine Cuppoard that is Now in my Dwelling House and one of my Cows if any will be on my Name at my Deceased
Also I give and Bequeath to my Grand Niece Mary Daughter of my Daughter Catherine and Charles Thomas a fether Bed that is my own fether Bed that is now in my House
Also I give and Bequeath to Margaret Daughter of the above Catherine and Charles one of the Bottle? Brass Banns that is now in my house and owner
Also I give and Bequeath to my dearly Beloved Wife Anne Andrews whom I likewise Constitute Make and Ordain my Sole Executrix of this my last will and Testament all and singular my lands Messuages and Tenements as long as Shee will Endure in? my Name but if shee'll Mary with another the Cottage called Topon Dy and all the premisses that belong to him is to my above Grandniece Blanch Thomas but all the Rest by her is to be freely ---?--- and Enjoyed and I Do hereby ---ly Disavow Revoke and Disannul all and every other former Testaments by me in anyways before named? but to be My Last will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the Day and Year above Written.
Signed Sealed published pronounced and Declared by the said Abraham Andrews as his Last will and Testament in the presence of us
29 August 1774
Anne Andrews Widow the Relict and sole Executrix named in this will was sworn to the Truth thereof and to the faithful performance of the same
Wm Jenkins, Surrogate 2
Note that in his Will Abraham refers to his grand-daughters as grand-nieces.