Joshua B Anderson

5 October 1805–17 July 1877 (Age 71)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Joshua B

When Joshua B Anderson was born on 5 October 1805, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Jacob B. Anderson, was 38 and his mother, Mrs. Mary Anderson, was 31. He married Martha W Sherman on 19 January 1836, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 17 July 1877, in Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Crossroads Cemetery, Ripley, Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua B Anderson
1805–1877
Martha W Sherman
1819–
Marriage: 19 January 1836
James M. Andersan
1836–
Rebecca Jane Anderson
1844–
Mary Elizabeth Anderson
1838–1885
Theophilus S. ANDERSON
1840–1908
Eleanora F. Anderson
1843–1900
Ardelia H. Andersan
1845–
Martha B. Andersan
1847–
Elmira J. Andersan
1850–
Susan Anderson
1855–
Narcissia Anderson
1857–
John Anderson
1860–

Spouse and Children

    Male1805–1877Male

    Martha W Sherman

    Female1819–Female

MARRIAGE
19 January 1836
Tennessee, United States
children

(11)

    James M. Andersan

    Male1836–Male

    Mary Elizabeth Anderson

    Female1838–1885Female

    Theophilus S. ANDERSON

    Male1840–1908Male

    Eleanora F. Anderson

    Female1843–1900Female

    Rebecca Jane Anderson

    Female1844–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1767–1839Male

    Mrs. Mary Anderson

    Female1774–Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1795–1877Male

    Rebecca F. Anderson

    Female1797–Female

    Jacob Anderson

    Male1799–1839Male

    Sarah G. Anderson

    Female1801–Female

    Male1803–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 17

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 20

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Story Highlight

Time line for Joshua B. Anderson 1805-1836

1 Nov 1850 Tennessee, Lauderdale, dist 8; Anderson, Joshua B age 44 (1806) SC; Martha 31 (1819) Alb; James M 13(1837)Tenn; Mary E.11(1839); male Theophelous S. 9(1841); Eleanor F. 7 (1843); female Ard …

Sources (3)

  • J B Anderson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joshua B Anderson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • J.B. Anderson, "Find A Grave Index"

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