man William ANDERSON‏‎, son of John ANDERSON and Margaret Jean UNKNOWN‏.
Born ‎ 1718 at Scotland , died ‎ 1792 at Augusta Co., VA ‎
Info from Phil Graham, Maryland.
To Chester County, PA in 1736. William Anderson deeded to Robert Gilkerson land on Cathey's River called Andersons Branch that was granted to said William Anderson on 1 Dec 1740 (dated 22 Jan 1747, Augusta County, VA Deed Bk 1, page 472.

Will of William Anderson dated 27 August 1792, proven June Court 1794, Augusta County, VA, Book 8, page 114. He names wife, Elizabeth, sons John, George, Robert, Alexander, daughters Margaret (James Clendenin), Mary (William Skillings), Rebecca (James Grigsby), Elizabeth (Samuel Anderson), and Jean.
For more information on this family: Christos Christou, Jr.

Thank you Rev. Christos Christou, Jr.for sharing your history.
William 06/10/1740 Augusta Co
400a bothsides of middle River of Chanado
patents 19/632

William 12/01/1740 Augusta Co
90a sotuhside Catheys River adj John Moffet & John Francis
patents 19/846

William 12/01/1740 Augusta Co
400a branch of Cathey's River called Anderson Branch
patents 19/892

William 03/05/1747 Augusta Co
400a southside middle River of Shanando called Catheys Creek
patents 26/205

VA Patents 26, p. 205-206
Library of Virginia Digital Collection:
Land Office Patents and Grants

Source: Colonial Virginia ANDERSON Families

Married ‎ 1740 at Ulster, Ireland (2 or 3 years married) to:

woman Hannah CHRISTIAN‏‎
Born ‎ 1720 at Ulster, Ireland, died ‎ Apr 10, 1743 at Fort Defiance, Augusta Co., VA‎, 22 or 23 years
Died in Childbirth

MARRIAGE: 1st. His first wife died on the night she gave birth.


woman Margaret ANDERSON‏
Born ‎ 10, Apr., 1743 at Fort Defiance, Augusta Co., VA, died ‎ 1800/1805 at Garrand Co., KY ‎, approximately 57 years
Named in Grandmother Margaret Anderson's Will May 4 1761.

DEATH: probate of will

!WILL: WB 3 p 311 date May 4 1761 probate Mar 20 1764 Augusta Co. granddaughter Margaret Anderson alias Clendinin to have 10 pounds money in clothing; Hannah Anderson and John Clendinin son of said Margaret, remainder of estate, divided between them equally.

exec. John Francis and John Poage.

Source: Christos Christou, Jr.


Thank you Rev. Christou for sharing.

baptized at the Old Stone (Presbyterian) Church by Rev. John Craig. (Theresa Hodge) Some info on children of James and Margaret provided by Allyn Campbell/ Greenbrier County formed 1778, children probably born in Augusta. James owned land in Washington Co, VA on March 21, 1780. Served in the French and Indian War in 1759 as one of Capt. William Preston's Rangers and received 3 pounds 5 shillings pay in full for March 1759 and for his services 50 acres of land in Washington Co., VA. He assigned to Spencer Cooper on April 19, 1783 1000 acres at a place known by the name of Mountain Lick, on waters of Auley near Little Sewells, which he had received from Abraham Auton. James and his family moved to Garrard Co., KY about 1790 and after 1800 moved to Green Co., KY. (Theresa Hodges and Barb Tissier).

! (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: (1,2) 10 Apr 1743, Augusta Co., VA. (1) d/o William ANDERSON. Her mother died at her birth. (2) d/o William ANDERSON/Hannah CHRI STIAN.
Marriage to James Clendenin: (1) (2) 1758, VA.
Death: (2) Abt 1805, Garrard Co., KY.

Posted by: C. R. S. Clendenen Date: April 12, 2000 at 08:09:49
In Reply to: James CLENDENIN, Virginia 1775 by BILL SHARP of 89

2nd marriage
man William ANDERSON‏‎, son of John ANDERSON and Margaret Jean UNKNOWN‏.

Married ‎± 1743 at Augusta Co., VA (approximately 49 years married) to:

woman Margaret REID‏‎
Died ‎± 1744/45 at Augusta Co., VA
No issue this union

3rd marriage
man William ANDERSON‏‎, son of John ANDERSON and Margaret Jean UNKNOWN‏.

Married ‎ 1745/46 at Augusta Co., VA (approximately 47 years married) to:

woman Elizabeth CAMPBELL‏‎
Died ‎ at Augusta Co., VA
Still Living 27 Aug 1792.


woman Mary ANDERSON‏
Born ‎ Jun 05, 1747 at Augusta Co., VA, died ‎ May 28, 1832 at Scott Co., TN‎
James Alexander SKILLERN b: 27 Sept 1777 inVA
William SKILLERN III b: 14 Apr 1764 in VA
George SKILLERN b: 20 Jan 1766 in VA
John Anderson SKILLERN b: 31 Aug 1770 in Botetourt Co., VA
Rebecca SKILLERN b: 01 Feb 1773 in VA
Anderson SKILLERN b: 14 Apr 1780 in VA
Anna C SKILLERN b: 17 Apr 1780 in VA
Isaac Campbell Anderson SKILLERN b: 20 Sept 1787 in VA
Margaret SKILLERN b: 20 Nov 1791 in VA
man Robert ANDERSON‏‎
Born ‎ 1749 at Middle River, Augusta Co., VA ‎
man John ANDERSON‏
Born ‎ May 05, 1750 at Augusta Co., VA , died ‎ Oct 13, 1817 at Augusta Co., VA‎
Suffix: captain
Burial: Morrison Grave yard Augusta Co, Va
woman Rebecca ANDERSON‏
Born ‎ 1752 at Fort Defiance, Augusta Co., VA, died ‎ 1798 at French Broad River, Sevier Co., TN‎
Martha WALLACE b: 8 MAR 1783 in Rockbridge County, Virginia
Andrew WALLACE b: 8 AUG 1784 in Augusta County, Virginia
Elizabeth WALLACE b: 1772 in Rockbridge, Augusta County, Virginia
Samuel WALLACE b: 1776 in Rockbridge, Virginia
Adam WALLACE b: 9 NOV 1776 in Rockbridge, Virginia
James WALLACE b: 1 JAN 1778 in Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia
William WALLACE b: 1 APR 1780 in Washington, Virginia
Anderson WALLACE b: 1 APR 1786 in Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 2 James GRIGSBY
Married: 13 APR 1786 in Washington County, Missouri
woman Elizabeth ANDERSON‏‎
Born ‎ 1754 at Fort Defiance, Augusta Co., VA ‎
man William ANDERSON‏‎
Born ‎ 1756 at Fort Defiance, Augusta Co., VA, died ‎ 1789 at Middle River, Augusta Co., VA ‎
man George ANDERSON‏
Born ‎ 1758 at Fort Defiance, Augusta Co., VA ‎
man Robert ANDERSON‏‎
Born ‎ May 05, 1760 at Augusta Co., VA‎