William M. Anderson

11 January 1809–9 August 1883 (Age 74)
Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William M.

When William M. Anderson was born on 11 January 1809, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, his father, Samuel A Anderson, was 27 and his mother, Diana Bell, was 23. He married Rebecca Dale on 24 January 1831, in Barren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Marion Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Harrison, Missouri, United States in 1876. He died on 9 August 1883, in Colfax Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Eagleville, Harrison, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William M. Anderson
1809–1883
Rebecca Dale
1811–1857
Marriage: 24 January 1831
Dytha Anderson
1831–1834
Peyton Tunsel Anderson
1834–1909
Richard Anderson
1836–1836
Sarah Ann Anderson
1837–1905
Frances Anderson
1840–1913
John Anderson
1843–
Joseph Anderson
1846–1921
Hiram Jet Anderson
1848–1918
Eleanor Josephine Anderson
1851–1854
Samuel Anderson
1854–1934
Baby Anderson
1855–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 January 1831
Barren, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 3

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 21

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • William Anderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Anderson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Anderson, "United States Census, 1880"

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