The following data is extracted from Gazetteer of Lamoille County, Vermont, for 1883-84.
Merrill Andrus, from Orange county, Vt., came to Wolcott in 1839, and located on road 13, where his son, T. O. Andrus, now resides. He married Maria Lawrence, by whom he had eight children, three of whom, T. O. Andrus, Mrs. R. F. Parker, and Mrs. Eli Drury, are living. Mr. Andrus died in August, 1881, aged seventy-four years.
Source: Gazetteer of Lamoille County, Vermont, for 1883-84