Person:William Anderson (195)

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William Anderson
b.ABT 1718
m. ABT 1710
  1. George AndersonABT 1710 - 1788
  2. John AndersonABT 1712 - 1787
  3. William AndersonABT 1718 - ABT 1794
  4. James AndersonABT 1720 - 1779
m. WFT Est 1739-1742
  1. Margaret Anderson1743 - AFT 1805
m. Bef. 1747
  1. Mary AndersonABT 1747 - 1832
  2. Rebecca Anderson1747 -
  3. Robert AndersonABT 1750 -
  4. Alexander AndersonABT 1750 -
  5. Capt. John Anderson1750 - 1817
  6. Col. William AndersonABT 1753 - 1830
  7. Elizabeth Anderson1754 -
  8. William Anderson1756 - BEF 1790
  9. George A. Anderson1758 - 1814
  10. Alexander Anderson1762 - 1825
  11. Jean Anderson1764 -
  12. Robert Anderson1769 - 1833
Facts and Events
Name William Anderson
Gender Male
Birth[1] ABT 1718
Alt Birth? ABT 1721 Ulster
Marriage WFT Est 1739-1742 to Mary 'Margaret' Reid
Marriage Bef. 1747 prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Elizabeth Campbell
Alt Marriage ABT 1746 Augusta Co., Vato Elizabeth Campbell
Alt Death? ABT 1793 Augusta Co., Va
Reference Number? 4176
Death[1] ABT 1794 Augusta County, Virginia

William Anderson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Land

Image:AndersonWilliamCathey'sRiver.jpg

Probable location of William Anderson's land (400 acres, 1740), just outside of the boundaries of Beverley Manor, on Cathey's River, as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009. Note nearby land of John and George Anderson, brothers of William Anderson.


Acquisition of Land in Augusta County, VA: (Note: at least one of the following acquistitions appear to be for a different William Anderson)

William Anderson received a patent for "400 acres on a branch of Cathey's River called Anderson's branch, corner to James and John Hogshead" on 1 December, 1740, as listed in the record listed in "dispositions" below: (Note: this land appears to be just outside of the boundaries of Beverley Manor, based upon the description)

  • Page 92.--15th February, 1748. Samuel Lusk, farmer, to William Anderson, yeoman; Middle River of Shannadoe; John Finley. Teste: George Rennick.
  • Page 278.--22nd August, 1749. Silas Hart, mason, to William Anderson, farmer. Delivered: Benjamin Morgan, August, 1762. 460 acres on North Branch James. Patented to Silas, 12th January, 1746. Teste: Alexander Wright, Andrew Johnston, James Edmiston.


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 472.--22d January. 1747-8. £75. William Anderson to Robt. Gilkeson, 400 acres on a branch of Cathey's River called Anderson's branch granted to Wm. Anderson by patent, 1st December, 1740; corner to James and John Hogshead. Teste: Samson Archer, John Francis, George Anderson. Acknowledged by William, 16th March, 1747, and dower released by Elizabeth.

Will of William Anderson

  • Page 114.--27th August, 1792. William Anderson's will--To wife, Elizabeth; to son, John, tract whereon James Black lives, 244 acres; to son, George, tract known as Burnt Cabbin whereon George now lives, adjoining John, Robert, and Jacob Baylor; to son, Robert, 149 acres whereon Ro. now lives; to son, Alexander, home plantation, 290 acres; to sons-in-law and their wives, viz: James Clendenning and wife Margaret, Wm. Skillings and wife Mary, James Grigsby and wife Rebecca, Samuel Anderson and wife Elizabeth; to daughter, Jean Anderson. Executors, son John and David McNare. Teste: Edward Breadin, Sr. and Jr.; George Breaden. Proved, June Court, 1794, by all the witnesses.


Records of William Anderson in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:


  • Page 221.--28th February, 1749. John Moffett's appraisement, by John, William and George Anderson.
  • Page 366.--28th November. 1749. John Finley to Alexander Gardner, 183 acres on Finley's Branch of Cathey's River, William Anderson's line. Delivered: John Archer, November, 1763. Teste: Robert Scott, James McCorkall, Francis Beaty.
  • Page 340.--23d May, 1751. John Francis and Mary, to John Hogshead, 217 acres on Anderson's Branch of Cathey's River; corner Wm. Anderson. Teste: James Bell, John Anderson, Jno. Rutledge. Delivered to Gordon Hogshead, 23d August, 1802.
  • Page 521.--18th August, 1752. James Campbell's bond as administrator of Patrick Lynch, with sureties John Smith, Wm. Anderson.
  • Page 231.--18th March, 1760. George Moffett's bond (with Wm. Anderson), as guardian (chosen) to William Moffett, orphan of John Moffett
  • Page 129.--17th February, 1761. Jeremiah (Jere) Harrison and Catherine to Samuel Semple, £22, 19 acres by patent, 10th April, 1759, at the great Spring on head of South Branch of Linvell's Creek; cor. Samuel Stewart's land. Teste: William Preston, George Skillern, William Anderson.
  • Page 370.--21st November, 1764. Silas Hart's (sheriff) bond (with Danl. Harrison, Andw. Erwin, Jno. Hopkins, Archd. Hopkins, Geo. Anderson, Wm. Anderson) to collect taxes.
  • Page 789.--19th May, 1765. James Anderson, blacksmith, to his son James Anderson, £4, 200 acres on head of Long Glade Branch of North River of Shanandoe, part of 400 acres patented to James Anderson, Sr. Teste: George and Wm. Anderson and John Frazer. Delivered: Joseph Redburn, September, 1768.
  • Page 325.--18th August, 1770. James Hogshead, Jr.'s, improvements valued--89 acres joining James' other land and Thomas Bradshaw, by Roger Kilpatrick, William McKemey, Wm. Anderson.
  • Page 107.--21st November, 1772. David Henderson, son of Danl. Henderson, puts himself apprentice to William Young, blacksmith, to learn his art, trade or mystery for 4-1/2 years. Teste: Wm. Robertson, Wm. Anderson.
  • Page 241.--30th April, 1774. Robert Graham's estate appraised by Robert Bratton, William Lockridge, James Bratton--To money due by Wm. Anderson, overseer for Thos. Adams.
  • Page 395.--2d September, 1775. Robert Gilkison's estate appraised by Wm. Anderson, James Hogshead, George Moffett.
  • Page 75.--25th September, 1776. William Christian's will--Executors, "my brothers, Robert and John Christian and Capt. George Moffett"; to son, Patrick, 269 acres whereon Patrick now lives, part of 1614 acres "whereof 538 acres were laid off for my share"; to William Christian (son to Patrick), land, 40 acres of 180 (80) acres; to son, Gilbert; to wife, Mary; the 3,000 acres to which testator is entitled by Proclamation 1763 to be divided between 3 daughters, Margaret, Elizabeth, and Mary. Teste: William Anderson, Patt. Christian, Wm. Scott. Proved, 17th August, 1779, by Anderson and Scott. Moffett refuses to execute; John Christian qualifies.
  • Page 119.--20th March, 1779. David Bell's will--To wife, Florence; to sons, William, John, James. David; to sons, William and David, the home plantation adjoining Jno. Patterson; to sons, John and James, lands in Kean Tucky, the head of Cow Pasture, Jackson's River, and South Branch; to daughter, Susannah; to daughter, Elizabeth. Executors, wife, and brother Joseph Bell. Teste: James Anderson, Wm. Christian, Wm. Anderson, Samuel Anderson. Proved, 21st March, 1780, by James Anderson and Christian. Executors qualify.


Information on William Anderson

Some researchers have posted information that William Anderson MAY have had another wife, Hannah ???, in between Mary "Margaret" Reid and Elizabeth Campbell. This researcher doubts this and believes he probably only had two wives. Another researcher concurs with this in the following posting:


! (1) "Anderson Genealogy," by Mary Lynn Steward (1915/1916).

 (2) Kindred Konnections, Draper, UT. Submitter b5813304. Cites: (a ) Edward L. Woodyard, One Spruce Hollow, Armonk, NY 10504, or 30 Mea d Ave., Greenwich, CT (1986).

! Birth: (2) Ireland.

Death: (1) 10 Apr 1743. (1,2) Augusta Co., VA, in childbirth. _______________________________________ Subj: Date: 3/4/00 1:50:59 AM Eastern Standard Time From: susiemac@@home.com (susiemac) To: patander73@@aol.com

I am direct decendant of John Anderson and Margaret (Campbell?) of Larnark, Scotland, to Northern Ireland and finally to Philidelphia with there Four sons which William is my line. Wiliiams frist wife was Mary Reid who died the same evening their first daughter Margaret was born, April 10 1743. William Then married Elizabeth Campbell and had the all the other children. Their son John Anderson and Rebecca Malissa Maxwell Hall (her frist husbsnds name was Hall) Anderson are my line. This is from the family bible Jane/Jean Anderson Henniger, daughter of William and Elizabeth Anderson.

Susie



From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:

Page 114 - - 27th August, 1792. William Anderson's will - - To wife, Elizabeth; to son, John, tract whereon James Black lives, 244 acres; to son, George, tract known as Burnt Cabbin whereon George now lives, adjoining John, Robert, and Jacob Baylor; to son, Robert, 149 acres whereon Ro. now lives; to son, Alexander, home plantation, 290 acres; to sons-in-law and their wives, viz: James Clendenning and wife Margaret, Wm. Skillings (Skillern) and wife Mary, James Grigsby and wife Rebecca, Samuel Anderson and wife Elizabeth; to daughter, Jean Anderson. Executors, son John and David MCNare. Teste: Edward Breadlin, Sr. and Jr.; George Breaden. Proved, June Court, 1794, by all the witnesses.


IGI Record


William ANDERSON   
Sex:  M   

Event(s):

Misc:  ABT 1721  
 , Ireland  

Marriage(s):

Spouse:  Elizabeth CAMPBELL  

Source Information: 

 Batch number:  F867274   
Sheet: 1   


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Husband's Name 
William ANDERSON (AFN:RRC8-CH)    

Born:  1720  Place:  Ulster, , Ireland 
Died:  1792  Place:  , Augusta, VA 
Buried:  1792  Place:  Middle River, Augusta Co., Virginia 
Married:  1745/1746  Place:  , Augusta, VA 

Father:  John ANDERSON (AFN:RRC8-RK)    
Mother:  Margrit (ANDERSON) (AFN:RRC0-0H)   

Wife's Name 
Elizabeth CAMPBELL (AFN:RRC8-DN)    

Born:  1731  Place:  , Rockbridge, VA 
Died:  1804  Place:  , Augusta, VA 
Buried:  1804  Place:  , Augusta, VA 
Married:  1745/1746  Place:  , Augusta, VA 
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Children 

1.  Sex  Name  
M  George ANDERSON (AFN:RRC8-KJ)    

Born:  1758   Place:  , Augusta, VA  
Died:  1814   Place:  , Augusta, VA  
Buried:  1814   Place:  Van Lear Cem, Staunton, Augusta, VA  

2.  Sex  Name  
F  Mary ANDERSON (AFN:RRC8-FT)    

Born:  5 Jun 1747   Place:  , Augusta, VA  
Christened:  21 Jun 1747   Place:  , Augusta, VA  
Died:  28 May 1832   Place:  , , Augusta Co, VA  

3.  Sex  Name  
M  John ANDERSON (AFN:RRC8-G1)    

Born:  6 May 1750   Place:  , Augusta, VA  
Died:  13 Oct 1817   Place:  Block House, Scott, VA  
Buried:  Oct 1817   Place:  Morrison Cem, Nr Gate City, Sullivan, TN  

4.  Sex  Name  
F  Elizabeth ANDERSON (AFN:RRC8-JC)    

Born:  1754   Place:  , Augusta, VA  

5. Sex Name

M  Robert ANDERSON (AFN:RRC8-LP)    

Born:  Abt 1750   Place:  , Augusta, VA  

6.  Sex  Name  
M  Alexander ANDERSON (AFN:RRC8-MV)    

Born:  Abt 1750   Place:  , Augusta, VA  

7.  Sex  Name  
F  Jean ANDERSON (AFN:RRC8-N2)    

Born:  1764   Place:  , Augusta, VA  

8.  Sex  Name  
M  William ANDERSON (AFN:1WK9-PNM)    

Born:  1756   Place:  , Augusta, VA  
Died:  Bef 1790   Place:  , Augusta, VA  
Buried:    Place:  , Augusta, VA  

9.  Sex  Name  
M  Alexander ANDERSON (AFN:12JL-N9L)    

Born:  1762   Place:  , , Augusta Co, VA  
Died:  25 Dec 1825   Place:  , , Augusta Co, VA  

10.  Sex  Name  
M  Robert ANDERSON (AFN:12JL-NP3)    

Born:  1760   Place:  , Augusta, VA  

11.  Sex  Name  
F  Rebecca ANDERSON (AFN:351P-1L)    

Born:  1747   Place:  , Of Augusta County, VA  
Died:  1798   Place:  Green Hill Cmtry, Monroe, WV  
Buried:    Place:  Green Hill Cmtry, Monroe, WV
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Skillern and Allied Families, site of Jo Thiessen.