Richard Sr. Anderson, son of Edward ANDERSON and N.N..
Born ± 1585 at Pendley, Hertfordshires, England , died 1661 at VA, approximately 76 years
The first Anderson ancestor in Virginia was Richard, Sr. who landed July 31, 1635 on the ship "MERCHANT'S HOPE" from London. HE was born in 1585 in England and had sent his son, Richard Jr, on another ship that landed July 4, of the same year, 1635. Apparently his wife was either dead or left behind as there is no record of her ever coming to Virginia.
First Wife: Mary SPENCER
Birth: 1588 in Althrop,Northamptonshire,Eng
Death: 14 JUL 1658 in Tring,Hertfordshire,Eng
Married: 1 Jan 1604/1605 in New Kent Co., VA
Married Dec 20, 1611 at London, England to:
Born 1BT 1585 at England
Elizabeth Hawkins is believed to be from the family of Admiral John Hawkins of Spanish Armad a defense fame.
Marriage is from London Marriage Book 8.
1. Richard ANDERSON
Born 1618 at Tring,Hertford England, died 1702 at 1698 in Gloucester Co. VA
Nickname: The Immigrant
(Research):July 28, 1634, He sailed from Bristol, England to Jamestown, VA
Richard Anderson arrived in Virginia aboard the ship Transport in July 1635. The ships manifest says he was 17 therefore he was born in 1618.
Sailed from England on 7-4-1634, arrived at Jamestown, VA
-Arrived from England, settled on Goldmine Creek off of the North Anna River in current Louisa County, VA. His son, Robert Anderson, succeeded him in the ownership of that plantation.
2. John ANDERSON
Born 1614 at England
3. Thomas ANDERSON
Born 1616 at England