Person:Robert Sanderson (11)

Robert Sanderson
Facts and Events
Name Robert Sanderson
Gender Male
Birth? 1738
Marriage to Mary Armstrong
Death? 20 Oct 1803 Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
Burial[2] Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United StatesMeeting House Springs Cemetery
  1.   Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies; Scotch-Irish and German. (Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States: Lane S. Hart, Printer and Binder, 1886)
    Page 447.

    GEORGE SANDERSON, was the eldest son of Alexander and Jean Sanderson, who emigrated from Scotland prior to 1750, and settled in Middleton township, Cumberland county, Pa. His father was one of the first elders in the Monaghan Presbyterian Church. He died about the first of February, 1760, and had issue (surname Sandersn): George, Alexander, Barbara, Martha, William, John, James, and Margaret. The son, George Sanderson, b. about the year 1712; d. about 1787. He was twice married, his first wife a ROSS, the second, JANE AITKEN. There was issue only by first wife (surname Sanderson):

    i. Robert, b. 1738; m. Mary ____, and had George and Robert.
    ii. John, b. 1740; d. 1799; m. Sarah McMichael; no issue.
    iii. Catharine, b. 1742; d. 1810; m. Hugh McCormick.
    iv. Margaret, b. 1743; m. James Elliott, and had a son George.
    v. Mary, b. 1745; m. David Elliott, and had sons, George, and Robert.
    vi. Martha, b. 1747; d. prior to 1808; m. Robert McCormick.

  2. Robert Sanderson, in Find A Grave.

    Robert Sanderson came to America with his parent's George Sanderson and Catherine Ross. He married Mary Armstrong. He was a farmer in Cumberland County, PA. During the Revolutionary War he served as Captain of the 3rd Battalion, 8th the Cumberland County Militia. Robert and Mary's children were George, Robert, John, Alexander, William, Martha and Jane Sanderson. He was buried in the old graveyard adjoining his own farm.