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
Rebecca Dale
Marriage: 24 January 1831
Dytha Anderson
Peyton Tunsel Anderson
Richard Anderson
Sarah Ann Anderson
Frances Anderson
John Anderson
Joseph Anderson
Hiram Jet Anderson
Eleanor Josephine Anderson
Samuel Anderson
Baby Anderson

Spouse and Children

24 January 1831
Barren, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


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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