Anderson, Col. Robert

submitted by David H. Reece
     Col. Robert Anderson (1770 – ?), son of James and Patty Mallet Anderson was born in New Jersey and removed with his father to Surry County, NC, where he was married in April 1792, to Elizabeth Jarvis (Jervis), daughter of Jabez and Kiziah Ridge Jarvis (Jervis), Sr.     Robert Anderson was a colonel in the North Carolina State Militia.  He removed with his father to Buncombe County, NC, circa 1794.  In 1817, he sold his properties on Big and Little Ivy Rivers and removed to Tennessee.

     His only child identified thus far is a daughter, Nancy Elizabeth Anderson, born 1796 and died 1885.  On Oct 20, 1814, she married Nimrod Buckner I, born 1795 and died 1879, son of Jesse and Mary Tatum Buckner.

Source of Publication:
 “Old Buncombe County Heritage – North Carolina, Vol. 1”
article #211-A, p. 139

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