William Anderson, on the ‘John and Sara’ Passenger List

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Published on: 03 Dec 2014
Updated: 22 Nov 2016

Anderson, William

Descendant and Researcher:
Terrance Anderson Filter – terryfilter@comcast.net – Direct Descendant

Scottish POW Y-DNA Study:
Group 2-A, Haplogroup R-M269→R-DF21 (possibly Early Irish/Scottish?)

First Generation in the New World

1. WILLIAM¹ ANDERSON, was presumably born in Scotland about 1623.

Biographical Notes:
Founding member of the Scots’ Charitable Society in 1657.

Children of William and Unknown (_____) Anderson:

Written and submitted by Terry Filter:
My ancestor/Scottish war prisoner is William Anderson, who assuming I am correct would be my 8th great grandfather…I’ll tell the story backwards from my discovery of him first and then tell you what I know about the Scottish family as I have been able to ascertain thus far.


One Response to William Anderson, on the ‘John and Sara’ Passenger List

  1. Terry Filter says:

    I have an update on y-dna…William Anderson can now be confirmed as R-DF21

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