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Analostan Island

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Overview

 

Location

Fairfax Co., VA

 

Date Constructed/ Founded

1790's (summer house and plantation established)

 

Associated Surnames

Brandt, Hammersly, Mason

 

Historical notes

none

 

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


 

References

 


 

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