Martin Van Buren Anderson

26 November 1836–6 July 1917 (Age 80)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Martin Van Buren

When Martin Van Buren Anderson was born on 26 November 1836, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Garrison Anderson, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Cates, was 35. He married Emily Edaline Blaylock about 1866, in Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Robertson, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 1, Van Zandt, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 July 1917, at the age of 80, and was buried in Van Zandt, Texas, United States.

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Martin Van Buren Anderson
Emily Edaline Blaylock
Marriage: about 1866
Hubbard Alexander Anderson
Mildred Edline Anderson Penny
John Hadley Anderson
Sarah Lydia Anderson
Laurie Ann Anderson
Dollie Mae Anderson
Elizabeth Mertis Anderson

Spouse and Children

about 1866
Mississippi, United States


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World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 8

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 10

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

Age 25

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Martin M Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martine Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • M V Anderson, "United States Census, 1880"

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