William Anderson

9 June 1790–12 May 1853 (Age 62)
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of William

When William Anderson was born on 9 June 1790, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, James Anderson, was 44 and his mother, Agnes Craig, was 36. He married Mary D. Mc Eldowney Hunter on 16 September 1824, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1850. He died on 12 May 1853, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Anderson
1790–1853
Mary D. Mc Eldowney Hunter
1802–1884
Marriage: 16 September 1824
Eliza Carolina Anderson
1825–1913
Cornelia Anderson
1827–1904
Richard Harrison Anderson
1829–1907
Mary Julia Anderson
1831–
Ann Elizabeth Anderson
1832–1924
William Anderson
1835–
Olivia Louise Anderson
1837–
Arrabella Hunter Anderson
1838–1901
Rebecca Jane Anderson
1840–1842
Augusta Virginia Anderson
1842–1898
William Henry Anderson
1843–1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 September 1824
Anderson, South Carolina, United States
children

(11)

    Eliza Carolina Anderson

    Female1825–1913Female

    Cornelia Anderson

    Female1827–1904Female

    Richard Harrison Anderson

    Male1829–1907Male

    Mary Julia Anderson

    Female1831–Female

    Ann Elizabeth Anderson

    Female1832–1924Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(19)

+14 More Children

World Events (7)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Head Tax Law

Age 2

"In 1792, South Carolina passes a law called the ""head tax"" for all free African Americans from age 16-50. This tax was $2.00."
1808

Age 18

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Story Highlight

War of 1812

William was a Surgeon's mate in the war, at the time he was 6' 2" tall had blue eyes, sandy hair.

Sources (3)

  • William Anderson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm. Anderson in entry for Ann E. Torrant, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • William Anderson in entry for William Heny Anderson, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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