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Anderson Wills and Probate Records

Abstracts of Anderson Wills

Dr. Anderson
Chesterfield Co., VA

Will Dated: 10 Feb 1785
Witnesses: Nathan Anderson, Susannah Anderson, Jordan Anderson, Mack Wilkerson
Heirs & Others Mentioned:
Brother: Edward Anderson
Brother: Charles Anderson
Father: Jordan Anderson

Source: Chesterfield Co. Wills, 1774-1795, Abstracted & Compiled by Benjamin B. Weisiger, Page 526

Henry Anderson
Amelia Co., VA

Will Dated: 2 Sep 1751
Witnesses: Sam's Cobbs, Lodwick Tanner, Sam'l Pineham
Heirs & Others Mentioned:
Wife: Elizabeth
Son: Henry
Son: John
Son: Ralph Crawford
Son: Francis
Son: West
Daughter: Elizabeth
Daughter: Prudence
Daughter: Sarah
Nephew: Benj. Ward

Source: Abracts of Amelia Co. Wills, 1734-1811, Page 9

Rebecah Anderson
Surry Co., VA

Will Dated: 14 Oct 1763
Will Recorded: 20 Mar 1770
Executor: William Anderson
Witnesses: John Edmunds, Moses Hill & John Johnson
Heirs & Others Mentioned:
Sister: Sarah Rachel
Sister: Mary Bonner
Sister: Hannah Gary
Granddaughter: Charlotte Anderson
Son: William Anderson
Inventory & Appraisal Recorded: 19 Jun 1770, William Anderson, Executor

Source: Surry Co., VA, Wills, Estate Accts & Inventories 1730-1800, by Lyndon H. Hart, c. 1983, Southern Historical Press, Inc., Easley, SC, Pages 88-89

Thomas Anderson, Sr.
Mecklenburg Co., VA

Will Book 1, Page 331
Will Dated: 4 Dec 1779
Will Recorded: 8 May 1780
Executors: wife Sarah, sons James & Thomas Anderson
Witnesses: Thomas Twitty, William Bridgewater, Young Burton, Argelon Toone & George Chapman
Heirs & Others Mentioned:
Wife: Sarah
Child (of age): Frances Taylor
Child (of age): Sarah Jones
Child (of age): James Anderson
Child (of age): Martha Jones
Child (of age): Susanna Lewis
Child (of age): Mary Lewis
Child (minor, wife to raise & educate): Thomas
Child (minor, wife to raise & educate): Anne
Child (minor, wife to raise & educate): Lucy
Child (minor, wife to raise & educate): Henrietta Maria
Son-in-law: William Taylor

Source: Early Wills, 1765-1799, Mecklenburg Co., VA, compiled by Katherine B. Elliott, South Hill, VA

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