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 Robert Sanders Anderson

Robert Sanders Anderson

Birth
New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA
Death 9 Sep 1881 (aged 72)
Hawkinsville, Pulaski County, Georgia, USA
Burial Hawkinsville, Pulaski County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 9018766 · View Source
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Robert was born to Jordan Anderson and Mary Sanders.

In 1815, the family relocated to Pulaski Co., GA, settling near Shellstone Creek in what is now Bleckley Co., GA. Jordan died in 1822, and Mary lost some of her property to settle his debts.

In 1833, Robert moved west of the Ocmulgee River, supposedly with only 2 female slaves. On Jan. 23, 1835, Robert married Sallie Wooten of Monroe Co. They had 13 children while he built a successful farming operation.

He died after several days of "intense illness".


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  • Maintained by: Ruth Alice Breslin
  • Originally Created by: MRS
  • Added: 30 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9018766
  • Ruth Alice Breslin
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Sanders Anderson (26 May 1809–9 Sep 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9018766, citing Orange Hill Cemetery, Hawkinsville, Pulaski County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Ruth Alice Breslin (contributor 46604179) .