Late 18th century tax records
indicate the presence of: ANDERSON, Claiborne - see Descendants of Reynard Anderson ANDERSON, Edward - see Descendants of Thomas Anderson ANDERSON, Jordan - see Descendants of Thomas Anderson ANDERSON, Ralph C. - See Descendants of Reynard Anderson
Late 18th century marriage records
indicate the presence of: ANDERSON, Mathew BRANCH, Judith 07 Sep 1772 TRENT, Alex ANDERSON, Ann 10 Dec 1782 ANDERSON, Nathan MAYO, Mary Ann 10 Apr 1785* ANDERSON, Ralph C. WILKINSON, Mary 31 Mar 1790 PERKINSON, John ANDERSON, Elizabeth 24 Dec 1791 ANDERSON, Robert SMITH, Sally Clark 13 Aug 1794 ANDERSON, William RUDD, Avis 27 Oct 1797 ANDERSON, John MOORE, Fanny 14 Feb 1799 ANDERSON, John SMITH, Elizabeth 08 Jan 1800 MANN, Joseph ANDERSON, Sally 01 Jul 1800 MAXEY, John Jr. ANDERSON, Lucy 03 Nov 1801 DILLON, Joseph ANDERSON, Kittorah B. 07 Dec 1804 RANDOLPH, Richard Bland ANDERSON, Jerusha 04 May 1805 MANN, Cain ANDERSON, Nancy 19 May 1810 HUGHES, Benjamin ANDERSON, Sarah 19 Nov 1810 NASH, William ANDERSON, Margaret 13 Apr 1810 * Caution: There are two marriage bonds in Virginia like this: one here in Chesterfield for Nathan and Mary Ann Mayo and another in Fluvanna for Nathaniel and Mary Mayo separated by a year or so, but regrettably the similarity in names has caused most compilers of marriages for Virginia to combine these bonds into one record. This is not so, they were two different couples. In addition this has caused many researchers to cross link these two distinct families. Mary and Mary Ann (Marianne) were cousins. Nathan was from a south side Anderson family and Nathaniel from a north side Anderson family.
18th century Virginia land patents
reveal the presence of: Ralph C. 02/05/1790 Chesterfield Co 25a adj Thomas Watkins grants 22/29 Ralph C. 02/05/1790 Chesterfield CO 37a adj George Evans in Anderson Branch grants 22/30 Ralph C. 02/05/1790 Chesterfield Co 8a adj Francis Epps north side Andersons lower Branch Grants 22/31
1810 Virginia Census
Anderson, ?key Chesterfield 070 00000-00000-5,0 Anderson, Nathan Chesterfield 056 13001-30002-0,19 Anderson, Ralph C. Chesterfield 083 00000-00000-0,46 Anderson, Salley Chesterfield 067 11000-12000-0,1 Anderson, Thomas Chesterfield 057 10001-20010-0,18
Chesterfield County was settled by two main branches of Andersons. The descendants of Henry Anderson a son of Reynard Anderson and by the family of Jordan Anderson a grandson of Thomas Anderson. In addition a few of the York River Watershed children wandered across the border for marriages and as the population of Richmond City and vicinity grew additional families populated the area.
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