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Andrews, Janelocked

(01 December 1833–15 July 1887)
  • Jon D. Orten


Andrews, Jane (01 December 1833–15 July 1887), educator and writer of children's books, educator and writer of children’s books, was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, the daughter of John Andrews, a bookseller and later a cashier, and Margaret Demmon Rand. Andrews was educated at Newburyport’s new Putnam Free School, an academy that quickly attained a reputation for high standards. She also took part in a small writing group (with ...

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