Category: Families

Anderson, James & Lydia (Mallet)

JAMES AND LYDIA (MALLET) ANDERSON   submitted by Albert Stevens McLean James Anderson of Scotch ancestry, was born about 1740 in the North of Ireland from whence he came to America sometime before the beginning of the Revolutionary War.  During that conflict for freedom, James served his adopted country with the Virginians.     In 1782 he and …

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Anderson, Col. Robert

COL. ROBERT ANDERSON  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.     …

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Anderson, William Mallet & Martha (Elkins)

WILLIAM MALLET & MARTHA (ELKINS) ANDERSON FAMILY  submitted by Albert Stevens McLean   William Mallet Anderson was born March 1, 1784 in Delaware, the son of James and Lydia Mallet Anderson.  He was about thirteen years old when his family moved to the Paint Fork of Little Ivy River.      Here William or “Billy” grew into manhood …

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Vance ~ Carson Duel

  The Vance ~ Carson Duel The following study of the duel between Dr. Robert Brank Vance and Samuel P. Carson is taken from “Western North Carolina A History 1730-1913” by John Preston Arthur. Robert Brank Vance was born in Burke County, about 1730, and was the son of David Vance, who, after serving as …

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