Person:James Anderson (122)

m. ABT 1733
  1. Margaret 'Peggy' AndersonABT 1735 - 1810
  2. Mary AndersonBEF 1736 -
  3. Esther Anderson1736-1739 - BEF 1779
  4. John AndersonABT 1740 -
  5. Gen. Robert Anderson1741 - 1812
  6. William AndersonABT 1742 - 1817
  7. Jane AndersonABT 1744 - 1811
  8. Rebecca AndersonABT 1746 -
  9. James Anderson1746 - 1813
  10. Col. Andrew Anderson1748 - BET 1821 AND 1823
  11. Daughter AndersonABT 1750 -
  • HJames Anderson1746 - 1813
  • WAgnes Craig1754 - 1841
m. 10 DEC 1771
  1. Mary AndersonABT 1772 -
  2. Nancy Anderson1772-1790 -
  3. James Anderson1772-1785 -
  4. Robert Anderson1772-1790 -
  5. George Anderson1772-1790 -
  6. Jane Anderson1772-1790 -
  7. Ann Anderson1772-1790 -
  8. Isaac Anderson1785 - 1871
  9. Margaret Anderson1786-1809 -
  10. William Anderson1790 - 1853
  11. Sarah Anderson1792 - 1857
  12. Elizabeth AndersonBEF 1807 -
Facts and Events
Name James Anderson
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 1746 Tinkling Springs, near Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia
Alt Birth? 1746
Alt Birth? 1746 Tinkling Springs, near Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia
Baptism[3] 6 MAR 1747/48 Tinkling Spring, Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 10 DEC 1771 Augusta County, Virginiato Agnes Craig
Death? 9 SEP 1813 Anderson County, South Carolina
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James Anderson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 73.--8th November, 1786. James Anderson and Ann (Agness) to Nathaniel Birkett (delivered: Andrew Moody, 25th October, 1788), part of 747 acres conveyed to John Anderson by Beverley, 16th March, 1739; also part of 135 acres patented to said John and since conveyed to James by said John, 15th May, 1781.

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Anderson, James {I2096} [Male] Death: 9 SEP 1813 Pendleton,Anderson Co.,South Carolina Married to Craig, Agnes {I2102} [Female] Birth: 10 APR 1754 Augusta Co.,Virginia - Death: 1838 Anderson Co.,South Carolina - Marriage: 10 DEC 1771 Augusta Co.,Virginia Anderson, Mary {I2140} [Female] Birth: ABT 1772 ,Augusta Co.,Virginia Married to Watson, James {I2193} [Male] Anderson, Robert {I2141} [Male] Death: ,Mississippi Anderson, Sarah {I2142} [Female] Birth: 1792 - Death: 1857 Alabama Married to Orr, William {I2192} [Male] Anderson, Jane {I2143} [Female] Death: ,Mississippi Married to Mc Kensie, {I2191} [Male] Anderson, James {I2144} [Male] Married to Kincaid, {I2187} [Female] Anderson, Nancy {I2145} [Female] Death: ,Georgia Married to Mathews, John {I2190} [Male] Anderson, George {I2146} [Male] Death: ,Texas Anderson, Ann {I2147} [Female] Death: ,Georgia Married to Orr, James {I2186} [Male] Anderson, Isaac {I1950} [Male] Birth: 10 OCT 1785 ,,North Carolina - Death: MAR 1871 Ellisville,Jones Co.,Mississippi Married to Powell, Teresa {I1951} [Female] Birth: ABT 1789 Edgefield District,South Carolina - Death: 1 DEC 1850 Ellisville,Jones Co.,Mississippi - Marriage: 10 MAR 1807 ,,South Carolina Anderson, William {I2148} [Male] Birth: 9 JUN 1790 South Carolina - Death: 12 MAY 1853 South Carolina Married to Hunter, Mary McEldowny {I2184} [Female] Birth: 25 MAY 1802 - Death: 1 JUN 1884 ,South Carolina - Marriage: 16 SEP 1824 ,South Carolina Anderson, Elizabeth {I2149} [Female] Death: ,Alabama Married to Anderson, Saxon {I2183} [Male] Marriage: 12 JAN 1825 ,Jackson Co.,Georgia Anderson, Margaret {I2150} [Female]

       14            vii.    James Anderson1, born March 16, 1745/46 in Augusta County, Virginia; died September 09, 1813 in Anderson Co., South Carolina.  He married Agnes Craig December 10, 1771 in Augusta County, Virginia; born April 10, 1754 in Virginia; died 1838 in South Carolina.

Notes for James Anderson:

! (1) "Gleanings of Virginia History," by William Fletcher Boogher ( 1965) p.114-115,314-315. FHL #975.5 H2bw.

 (2) "Annals of Augusta County From 1726 to 1871," by Joseph Addiso n Waddell (2nd. Ed., C. Russell Caldwell, Staunton, VA, 1902). FHL fi lm #1000,633, item 2.
 (3) "Augusta County Marriages 1748-1840," by John Vogt & T. Willia m Kethley Jr., p.32. FHL #975.5916 V2v.

! Birth: (1) s/o John Anderson/Jean.

 Baptism: (1) 6 Mar 1748, Old Stone Church, Augusta Co., VA.
 Marriage to Agnes Craig: (1) 10 Dec 1771. (3) James Anderson obtain ed a marriage license, Augusta Co., VA, 10 Dec 1771. No return.
 Death: (1) 9 Sep 1813.
 Burial: (1) Old Carmel Church graveyard not far from Pendleton, SC.

 (1,2) Moved to South Carolina a few years before the Revolutionar y War.
 (1) Settled first near Rock Mills, in what was then Pendleton Distr ict, later Anderson Co., SC.
 (1) After a few years he moved to the head waters of Rocky River o n Beaver Dam Creek. His plantation was later owned by Richard H. Ande rson, his grandson.
 (1,2) Was Captain in the American army during the Revolutionary War.

Notes for Agnes Craig:

! (1) "Gleanings of Virginia History," by William Fletcher Boogher ( 1965) p.114-115,314-315. FHL #975.5 H2bw.

 (2) "Early Western Augusta County Pioneers," by George W, Cleek, p. 338.

! Birth: (1) d/o James Craig/Mary Laird. (1,2) 10 Apr 1754.

 Death: (1) 1838.

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Husband's Name

James ANDERSON (AFN:1H58-ZGK)    

Born:  1746  Place:  , , Augusta Co, VA 

Father:  John ANDERSON (AFN:RRC0-46)    
Mother:  Jean Jane (AFN:1H58-ZCX)   

Wife's Name

Agnes CRAIG (AFN:JL5R-TR)    

Born:  10 Apr 1754  Place:  Of Va 

Father:  James CRAIG (AFN:JL5T-F0)    
Mother:  Mary LAIRD (AFN:JL5T-G5)   

  1. Wilson, Howard McKnight. The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom. (Privatetly published by The Tinkiling Spring and Hermitage Presbyterian Churches, pub. Fishersville, Virginia), pg. 470.
  2. IGI Record.
  3. Wilson, Howard McKnight. The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom. (Privatetly published by The Tinkiling Spring and Hermitage Presbyterian Churches, pub. Fishersville, Virginia), pg. 424.