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James Anderson

Birthplace: Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Anderson and Ann Anderson
Husband of Elizabeth Anderson
Father of Ann Bull; Rev. Alexander Anderson; William C. Anderson; Jane Anderson; Thomas Anderson and 1 other
Brother of William Anderson

Occupation: Revolutionary War Soldier
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About James Anderson

DAR Ancestor #: A002410

From NSDAR Lineage Book: Granddaughter of Alexander Anderson and Phebe Hall his wife. Gr-granddaughter of James Anderson and Elizabeth Mebane his wife. James Anderson 1 731-1832 served 1778 as a private in Capt. Samuel Lapsley's company, Col. Nathaniel Gist's regiment Continental troops. He was born in Orange County NC, died in Tennessee.

From 8. James Anderson 1 (John ) was born 2 on 19 Mar 1731/1732 in Pennsylvania. He died 3 in 1802 in Tennessee. James was counted in a census 4 in 1790 in Orange co., North Carolina, U.S.A.. He was counted in a census 5 in 1800 in Orange co., North Carolina, U.S.A..

They made their home in Caswell County, North Carolina. He was in the Legislature from that county several times. James Anderson enlisted 3/21/1777 and was a soldier in Captain Samuel Lapsley's company in Colonel Nathaniel Gist's Continental Troops in the Revolutionary War. He was severely wounded. His War Department record in Washington D.C. is Number 1204031. It is upon his record that Amanda Anderson joined the Daughters of the American Revolution.

1754 James Anderson Granville land grant 1779 Tax List James Anderson 1790 James Anderson details not available 1800 James Anderson age 45 and over. 1810 no James Anderson

James married Elizabeth Mebane 1 daughter of Alexander Mebane and Elizabeth Mitchell. Elizabeth was born 2 in 1740 in Pennsylvania. She died 3 in 1781 in North Carolina.

Notes for James Anderson as posted by Bill Anderson: Hawfields Presbyterian began in 1755 in Orange, later Alamance, County. Mebane family attended. The original site is a few miles east of current site. It is near and on the south side of highway I-85. Its cemetery is the burial site of Alexander Mebane I family and James Anderson, a 4th great-grandfather. Sometime during the 1800s, farmer A. Wilson removed all tombstones and plowed over the graveyard. He was prosecuted.

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James Anderson's Timeline

March 19, 1731
Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
July 8, 1762
Age 31
Orange County, Province of North Carolina
October 10, 1764
Age 33
Province of North Carolina
Age 39
Orange County, Province of North Carolina
Age 40
Orange County, Province of North Carolina
Age 42
Orange County, Province of North Carolina
Age 45
Orange County, North Carolina, United States
January 1, 1802
Age 70
Tennessee, United States