Colonel William Anderson, USA/Continental Army

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William Anderson, (USA)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Colonial Heights, VA
Death: Died in Fincastle, VA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Anderson and Margaret Anderson
Husband of Anne 'Nancy' Anderson
Father of Katherine Glasgow; John T Anderson, Col.; William Neely Anderson; Francis Thomas Anderson and Brig. General Joseph R. Anderson (CSA)
Brother of John Anderson; Margaret Anderson and Rebecca Howard

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About Colonel William Anderson, USA/Continental Army

Colonel William Anderson (1764–1839) served in the American Revolutionary War, and was also a colonel of a Virginia regiment in the War of 1812. He was a self-taught engineer and surveyor and was later responsible for the building of the turnpike that is now U.S. Route 220 and (for part of the way) U.S. Route 60 from Fincastle to Covington, Virginia.

Sources

  1. DAR Ancestor #: A002549
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Colonel William Anderson, USA/Continental Army's Timeline

1764
June 2, 1764
Colonial Heights, VA
1796
May 15, 1796
Age 31
Frederick, Maryland, United States
1797
June 1, 1797
Age 32
Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, United States
1804
1804
Age 39
1807
November 23, 1807
Age 43
Botetourt, Virginia, United States
1808
1808
Age 43
1813
February 16, 1813
Age 48
1839
September 13, 1839
Age 75
Fincastle, VA, USA