Born in Southington, Connecticut. Married to Besse Ayars. Resident of Vineland, New Jersey. In 1910 he built a museum for his various collections in Vineland. His collection of 400 different varieties of large cents was exhibited at the 1912 ANA convention.
Author of A Description of 268 Varieties of United States Cents, 1816-57, in the Collection of Frank D Andrews. Fifty copies were printed in 1881. Author of An Arrangement of United States Copper Cents, 1816-1857 published in 1883. Max Mehl and the Guttag brothers issued reprints about 1924.
He died in Philadelphia.
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A description of 268 varieties of U.S. cents, 1816-57, in the collection of Frank D. Andrews, 1881.
54 p. American Numismatic Society copy.
An Arrangement of United States Copper Cents, 1816-1857. For the assistance of collectors
American Numismatic Society copy online at https://archive.org/details/arrangementofuni00andr.