John Anderson Sr.

13 January 1723–8 October 1781 (Age 58)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of John

When John Anderson Sr. was born on 13 January 1723, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, his father, Rev. James Anderson, was 44 and his mother, Suit Garland, was 33. He married Sarah Carney on 28 November 1752, in Aquia Church, Stafford, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. He registered for military service in 1776. He died on 8 October 1781, in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

John Anderson Sr.
1723–1781
Sarah Carney
1732–1809
Marriage: 28 November 1752
Bailey Anderson Sr
1753–1840
Scarlet Anderson
1756–1783
Selah "Sela" Anderson
1758–1848
Joshua Anderson
1760–1783
John Anderson Jr
1762–1849
Charles Anderson
1762–1818
Dorcas Anderson
1763–1849
Charlotte Anderson
1764–
William Pickney Anderson
1765–1845
Vincent R Anderson
1768–1837
Jane Tincey Anderson
1769–1859
Deliah Anderson
1770–1848
Samuel Anderson
1771–1852
Alexander Anderson
1776–1850

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 November 1752
Aquia Church, Stafford, Virginia, United States
children

(14)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

Age 53

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 53

Georgia is the 4th state.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Story Highlight

He married Sara Carney on November 28, 1752. John and three of his sons were in the Revolutionary War. John died because of his wounds at the Battle of Augusta Ga. having served in Col Roebuck's Regim …

Sources (3)

  • John Anderson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Anderson in entry for Baily Anderson, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Jon Anderson, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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