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Robert Anderson, Jr

New Kent County, Virginia, USA
Death 3 Apr 1716 (aged 52-53)
Hanover County, Virginia, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 110708984 · View Source
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Robert Anderson II received 1200 acres in about 1690 for importing twenty-five people. Robert took over the administration of 727 acres in the Goldmine Plantation from his father on 23 oct 1690 and in 1712 he inherited them from his father. Goldmine Plantation was located in New Kent County, Virginia (today the area is within Hanover County).

He was Captain in Hanover County Militia. Through acquisitions, his sons built the 5000 acre "Goldmine" Plantation, named after a passing stream. Robert was a 1703 Vestryman of St. Peter's Parish, New Kent, and Justice of New Kent in 1714. This Goldmine Plantation, part of which, since 1984 is now land of the Missionary Learning Center (MLC) of the International Mission Board, SBC, near Rockville. (Lewis, Merriwethers, and Their Kin, by Sarah Lewis Anderson, first published 1938, p. 280)(The Anderson Tree, and Me' by Bob L. Anderson, based on information collected by his grand-aunt Mary Jenny Anderson (b. 7-31-1875 d. 2-25-1967). The sources of her information included family Bibles and courthouse records)(The Andersons of Goldmine, Hanover County, Virginia, by Edward L. Anderson, published privately 1913, Cincinnati, Ohio. General Collection, Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia)

Anderson Family DNA Match: DNA Match with other family members. Common relative, Robert Thomas Anderson, 7th great grandfather, confirms Anderson family connection.

Family member Kathi Conover Procci was kind enough to share her DNA research with the family.

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