Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Andrew Anderson

Male 1707 - 1764  (57 years)


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  • Name Andrew Anderson 
    Born 1707  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Nov 1764  Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Vawter's Church, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I114924  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

  • Notes 
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      At Vawter's Church in Essex County is a tombstone with the following inscription:
      Under thus Stone
      Lies interred the Re
      mains of Mr. Andrew
      Anderson, a native of
      Scotland who died * *
      of September 1762 * *
      the 55th year of his Age
      He was eminently endued
      with every Divine
      * * ance & Social Virtue,
      which gained him the Love
      And esteem of all those
      Who came to be
      Acquainted with him.

      Will Book 12 (Essex), page 149.
      Will of Andrew Anderson of Essex, Merchant, dated October 27, 1760, proved November 19, 1764.
      60 pounds to Mrs. Jane Dennistoune, relict of John Brown, Esq., late provost of Glasgow, to buy a ring or piece of plate;
      to brother George ten pounds;
      to brother Thomas' eldest son 200 pounds and 100 pounds to each of younger sons;
      to brother Alexander 100 pounds;
      to "the child sister Euphan left, if it arrives at age of 15 years," 100 pounds;
      100 pounds to "the child sister Agnes left, if it arrives at age of 15 years";
      to Phoebe, daughter of William Brooke, Senr.,
      80 pounds to buy a negro girl;
      to Mrs. Sarah Brooke, "all my negroes, horses, hogs, cattle, etc., thats on my quarter in Orange County," and after her decease to her grandson and my godson John Brooke;
      to nephew Andrew Crawford 50 pounds;
      a guinea each for rings to Mrs. Ritchie, relict of Mr. John Ritchie, late merchant in Glasgow and to each of her 4 sons and daughters and to Mrs. Sarah Brooke, her daughter Sarah, her son William and his wiife, and to Mrs. John Miller, Alexander and John Rose, brother John Anderson, and uncle Andrew Crawford and his wife.
      All remainder of estate to James Anderson, son of brother George. Brother John Anderson and nephews Andrew Crawford and Tames Anderson, executors.
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      1743-1747 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 7; [The Virginia Genealogist-John Frederick Dorman]; Page 447-49. Bond of Andrew Anderson, merchant, as administrator of William McDonald. For £100 current money. 20 May 1746. Security, John Rowzee, Gent.
      Andrew Anderson
      Jno. Rowzee
      20 May 1746. Acknowledged.

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