Andrew WINTERS was born on 8 Apr 1829 in Co. Limerick, Ireland.5
He and Mary JENKINS
were married on 24 Jan 1856 in Church of St Peter & St Paul (Church of Ireland), Kilmallock, Co. Limerick.6
He and Rachael MAHONEY
were married on 18 Feb 1879 in Kilflyn Church of Ireland, Kilflyn, Co. Limerick, Ireland.7
He died on 27 Nov 1917, at age 88, in Upper Sunville, Co. Limerick, IrelandG
He was buried in Kilfinane Church of Ireland cemetery, Co. LimerickG
Andrew Winters was a Farmer. He was resident between 1856 and 1858 in Ballyheen, Upper Sunville, Limerick, Ireland. The Valuation Lists show that he took over a farm of just over 28 acres at Upper Sunville, Co. Limerick in 1860, leased from Lord Ashtown. The lessor of the farm changed in 1894 to the Hon. Wm. Cosby Tench. He bought the farm in 1906 under the provisions of the Irish Land Purchase Act. The ownership of the farm at Upper Sunville passed to his son Joseph on his death in 1917.
He was recorded on the 1901 census in Upper Sunville, Co. Limerick, Ireland, and was described as Andrew Winters, head of family, Church Ireland, able to read & write, aged 71, a farmer, married, born in Co Limerick. He was enumerated with his wife Rachel (aged 42), son Joseph (aged 20), daughter Margaret (aged 19), son Edward (aged13), son Francis (aged 11), Rose Winters (a boarder, aged 16), Thomas Winters (a visitor, aged 38, a boarding house keeper), and sister Elizabeth Dowling (aged 78). The house was no. 23 and described as 2nd class, with walls of stone,brick or concrete, roof of thatch, wood or other perishable material, with 5 or 6 rooms, 5 windows in front, and 5 rooms occupied by 9 people. It had 2 outbuildings. Andrew Winters was the landholder.
He was recorded on the census of 1911 in Upper Sunville, Co. Limerick, Ireland, and was described as Andrew Winters, head of family, Church of Ireland, able to read & write, aged 82, a farmer, married, born in Co Limerick. He was enumerated with his wife Rachel (aged 52), son Joseph (aged 30), and daughter Margaret (aged 29). The house was no. 21 and described as 2nd class, with walls of stone, brick or concrete, roof of thatch, wood or other perishable material, with 2, 3 or 4 rooms, 5 windows in front, and 3 rooms occupied by 4 people. It had 3 outbuildings. Andrew Winters was the landholder.
Andrew left a will dated 17 September 1917 in which he left £80 each to his daughters Margaret and Georgina Jane; £50 each to his sons Frederick George, Edward Thomas and Francis William; £40 to the children of his then-deceased son Thomas Henry; £50 to be paid by his son Joseph to his son John and £50 to the 2 children of his then deceased son Robert Edward residing in Perth, in the event that his son Joseph should marry; £40 to his wife Rachel. He left £40 to have a plain headstone erected "one on the old churchyard and one on the new churchyard", with any money remaining to be added to his wife Rachel's portion. Revd. W R Keillor, Rector of Kilfinane Parish, was appointed Executor. The witnesses were William Young and William Reid Keillor Clk M.A. The Will makes no mention of sons William Andrew and Andrew Philip and daughter Susan.9,10,11,12