Looking for the family of Anna Sophia Alexander Robertson Heberton, Philadelphia, ~1800

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Based on some old family letters, I think my family may have a connection to Anna Sophia Alexander Robertson (~1801-1890), who married William Young Heberton (1792-1826) in Philadelphia.  I've found extensive sources for the Heberton family (including Anna and William's children); they were apparently a fairly prominent Philadelphia family, including stockbrokers and Presbyterian ministers.  But I haven't been able to find any mention of Anna's parents or siblings.  

If I'm right about my family connection, she would be the close relative (sister?) of our supposed "Admiral Robertson of the British Royal Navy who was lost at sea," father of my 3G grandmother Anna Robertson Evans.  I have no documentation of him other than rumors in family letters.  But if those stories are correct he and Anna Sophia could be recent immigrants from England.  Or not... I'm starting to think that part is just family legend.

Any suggestions for places to look for more info?  Because the Hebertons appear to be "high society," I'm wondering whether there would be mentions of her marriage or other events in newspaper society pages, but I don't have access to newspapers.com to try to check that.  I think I've exhausted the usual Ancestry and FamilySearch searches.  Other ideas?

ETA:  Found a baptism record at Ancestry for Anna Alexander Robertson, born 11 Feb 1800 and baptized 29 May 1800 at the Third Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia.  Father listed as James Robertson.  There are two James Robertsons in Philadelphia in the 1800 census so I'm trying to sort that out now.
WikiTree profile: Anna Heberton
asked in Genealogy Help by Lisa Hazard G2G6 Mach 2 (29.1k points)
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Anna S. Robinson born Pennsylvania married William Y. Heberton in Philadelphia, PA. Their son, George Heberton died 8 Jul 1911 at age 90 at Springfield, Montgomery, PA. Estimated birth year is 1821. His occupation was that of a broker. His residence had been East Lane Manor, Montgomery Co., PA.  Burial was at Philadelphia on 11 Jul 1911.

answered by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (1.8m points)
Yep, I've found plenty of information on their three children (the others are Anna Margaretta Heberton Van Dyke and William Y. Heberton Jr.) and descendants, and on William Sr.'s siblings and their families.  Just not Anna's parents.  (In a couple of places, like her son George's death certificate, her last name is miswritten as Robinson, but it's definitely Robertson.)
I pulled together a quick-and-dirty research tree for the whole clan on Ancestry today, but still need to get it all over onto Wikitree.  I've got pretty much every bit of info about Anna herself on her profile here, though.  I'm hoping that if I find her parents/siblings I'll figure out the connection to my family.

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