Andrew Coleman Friend


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  • Description

    Andrew Coleman Friend
    Patrick T. Smith
    Patty (Friend) Thompson

    Andrew Coleman Friend was the Third child of Joseph Friend and Sarah Green. Andrew was the grandson of “Old” John Friend, founder of Friendsville and patriarch of the Garrett County Friend Family. Andrew Coleman Friend married Sarah Nancy Harden and with their seven children lived their lives in the Friendsville area. We have divided the information on Andrew Coleman Friend and his family into three separate books. This book details the life of Andrew Coleman Friend and his children. Two sons, Jonathan “Sugar Joe” Friend and Joab Jonah Friend are briefly outlined in this book and are featured in great detail in two separate books.

    “Jonathan “Sugar Joe” Friend”

    “Joab Jonah Friend of Grimes Point, MD”

    This book is the promised continuation of Pat Smith and Patty (Friend) Thompson’s Friend Family Series of Garrett County, Maryland.  This reference book is comprised of over 634 pages, fully indexed and presented in an outline format. The authors openly welcome and encourage any additions and/or corrections to this information.

    The authors can be contacted through the Friend Family Association of America (FFAA) at Friendsville, MD or by e-mail through the FFAA web-site (  The initial cost of printing the book has been donated to the FFAA.  Proceeds from the initial copies and reprints produced by the FFAA will go to the FFAA (a non-profit organization).  All book sales are tax deductible. The author will sign each book in the initial offering.

    Spiral bound books are Black and White and the USB, Download and CD formats are color copies.

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    Orders paid by check (made payable to the FFAA) should be sent to:

    The Friend Family Association of America
    P.O. Box 96
    Friendsville, Maryland 21531