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Analostan Island

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Fairfax Co., VA


Date Constructed/ Founded

1790's (summer house and plantation established)


Associated Surnames

Brandt, Hammersly, Mason


Historical notes



Associated Slave Workplaces

Gunston Hall (Fairfax Co., VA)


Associated Free Persons


  • Captain Randolph Brandt - received the island (known as "My Lord's Island") in 1680 from Lord Baltimore; renamed it Barbadoes Island
  • Miss Brandt - heiress of Capt. Randolph Brandt; wife of Francis Hammersly


  • George Mason III - owner; purchased the island from Francis Hammersly in 1717; island was then known as Mason's Island
  • George Mason - owner of Gunston Hall; son of George Mason III
  • John Mason - owner; son of George Mason; inherited the island, then known as Analostan Island, in 1792


Associated Enslaved Persons


  • none recorded yet


Research Leads and Plantation Records


  • none reported yet


Miscellaneous Information


  • Variant names: My Lord's Island, Barbadoes Island, Mason's Island, Theodore Roosevelt Island





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