Edward Anderson

b. circa 1735, d. circa 1790

Father*James E Anderson b. 16 Apr 1700, d. c 1741
Mother*Elizabeth Jerman b. unknown, d. unknown
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Note*Edward Anderson
The youngest of 8 children, with his brother, George, went to York Co. PA, thence to Bedford Co. (then Cumberland Co.), PA and then Settled in Washington Co, PA, where he owned patented land called Buffalo Pastures where he built a tub-mill. He also purchased patented land called Paxton. He was a miller and yeoman; 5'4' and of fair complexion.

Edward Anderson (1735-1795) enlisted in the Third Battalion of the Delaware-Pennsylvania Militia in 1758 and 1759. In the 1759 enlistment, Edward is noted to be 24 year old, born in Virginia, five feet four inches tall, and of fair complexion. In 1772, he obtained patents for land on Buffalo Creek, Washington, Co., PA - 1772, The Paxton; 1777, Buffalo Waters. During the first year, the family lived in a hut built of poles and covered with bark; built the first water mill west of the mountains - a small tub-wheel mill. Parts of his land he deeded 20 July 1790 (Washington Ca. PA Deed Book 12-H, pages 59 and 62) to his son, Peter. On 1 January 1796, Peter and his wife sold to Matthew Merrit what was left of his father’s lands. Sarah acknowledged the deed from Harrison County, (W)V (now Wood County). Edward m/ Agness/Ann. known children: William; Peter, Hannah m. David Lee; Andrew; Nancy. [Jackson County Past and Present] 
Military*Served in the military; enlisted in the Delaware Militia, of French and Indian War. 
Birth*He was born circa 1735 at Valley Forge, Chester County, PA. 
Marriage*He married Agnes Ann (?) before 1754. 
Death*Edward Anderson died circa 1790 at Washington County, PA. 


Agnes Ann (?) b. 1737, d. before 1796

Last Edited17 Apr 2009