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

Richard Clough Anderson

Male 1750 - 1826  (76 years)


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  • Name Richard Clough Anderson 
    Born 12 Jan 1750  "Goldmine", Hanover County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Oct 1826  Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6758  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 

    Family Sarah Marshall,   b. 10 Nov 1779, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1854, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 17 Sep 1797  Hanover County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F4790  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://kentucky.gov/kyhs/hmdb/MarkerSearch.aspx?mode=Subject&subject=176
      URL title: Kentucky Historical Marker Database
      Note:
      Soldier's Retreat
      (Marker Number: 1968)

      County: Jefferson
      Location: Nottingham Pkwy. & Seaton Springs, off Hurstbourne

      Description: Home of Colonel Richard C. Anderson 1750-1826, American Rev. patriot. Aide to Lafayette, wounded at siege of Trenton and Savannah, captured at Charleston, fought at Yorktown, where surrender of Lord Cornwallis to Washington in 1781 completed the Revolution. Married Elizabeth Clark, sister General George Rogers Clark. Second wife Sarah Marshall, cousin Chief Justice John Marshall. Over.

      (Reverse) Soldier's Retreat - Completed by Anderson in 1794, with massive walls of limestone over two feet thick, it was a refuge from possible Indian attack. Damaged by earthquake 1811 and lightning 1840, the homestead was later dismantled. Distinguished by 1983 listing on National Register Historic Places, Soldier's Retreat reconstructed by L. Leroy Highbaugh, Jr. Presented by City of Hurstbourne.

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