Joseph Anderson

4 February 1846–22 November 1921 (Age 75)
Horse Cave, Hart, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Anderson was born on 4 February 1846, in Horse Cave, Hart, Kentucky, United States, his father, William M. Anderson, was 37 and his mother, Rebecca Dale, was 34. He married Eliza Jane Owings on 15 December 1867. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Marion Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Colfax Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 November 1921, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Anderson
Eliza Jane Owings
Marriage: 15 December 1867
Clifford Vance Anderson

Spouse and Children


    Eliza Jane Owings


15 December 1867


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+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 14

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 20

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Anderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Anderson in household of William Anderson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"

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