James Berry Anderson

10 January 1843–12 July 1912 (Age 69)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Berry

When James Berry Anderson was born on 10 January 1843, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James Berry Anderson, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth "Sally" Rosson, was 29. He married Mary Frances Lane about 1865, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Civil District 23, Greene, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 11, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1910. He died on 12 July 1912, in Hickman, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hampshire, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Berry Anderson
Mary Frances Lane
Marriage: about 1865
Joseph Newton Anderson
N E Anderson
Ransom David Anderson
Elizabeth F Anderson

Spouse and Children

about 1865
Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth "Sally" Rosson




    Rebecca Anderson


    Sarah "Sallie" Anderson



    John Anderson


    Mary Anderson


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 3

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 19

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • James Anderson in household of James Anderson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James B Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J B Anderson in household of J B Anderson, "United States Census, 1860"

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