|Birth: ||Jun. 18, 1758|
|Death: ||Sep. 3, 1844|
Abraham Anderson, son of Abraham and Anna (Collins) Anderson, married Lucy Smith on April 13, 1788 in Windham, Maine, where they made their home. They lived in the property now known as Maplewood Farm (AKA the Anderson-Lord House) which was originally acquired in 1738. The early house was erected on this land for Edward Anderson, but Edward swapped the property for his brother Abraham's land on Windham Center Road.
He was the last person born in "The Old Province Fort". He is also listed in the Index of Revolutionary War Veterans of Maine. He owned a large tract of land and mill privileges on Pleasant River, near the village of Windham.
At the death of Parson Smith (Rev. Peter T. Smith) his properties were put up for "public vendue" to help settle his estate. Abraham apparently was the highest bidder and became the new owner of his father-in-law's land, etc. A few days later, he conveyed the property to his son Edward for the same price he paid.
Abraham and Lucy are buried in the Smith family tomb, erected by Rev. Peter T. Smith, Lucy's father and town Pastor.
Abraham Anderson (1708 - ____)
Anna Collins Anderson (1716 - 1802)
Lucy Smith Anderson (1769 - 1844)
Infant Anderson (____ - 1794)*
Peter Smith Anderson (1789 - 1867)*
John Anderson (1791 - 1791)*
John Anderson (1792 - 1853)*
Edward Anderson (1801 - 1867)*
Rev. Peter T. Smith, died Oct. 24, 1826, aged 95 yrs. Mrs. Elizabeth Wendell, wife of Rev. Peter T. Smith, died Oct. 16, 1799, aged 57. Thomas Smith, died — 27, 1802, aged 33 yrs. Rebecca Smith, died Oct. 31, 1808, aged 25 years. Ann W., wife of Charles Barker, died Mar. 21, 1832, aged 50 years. Hezekiah Smith, died July 15, 1824, aged 70 years. Sally, wife of Hezekiah Smith, died Jan. 3, 1854, agd 88 years. Abraham Anderson, died Sept. 3, 1844, aged 86 years, his wife, Lucy Smith, died Apr. 14, 1844, aged 74 years. Mary Cloutman, died Dec. 2, 1821, aged 77 years. She was the daughter of Edward Cloutman who was captured by the Indians on their attack on Gorham, Apr. 19, 1746. Jane Hunt, second wife of Rev. Peter T. Smith, died Apr. 20, 1824, aged 70 years. Olive A. Anderson, died Oct. 22, 1843, aged 19 years. Susan M. Anderson, died Aug. 14, 1849, aged 18 years. Peter S. Anderson, born in 1789, died in 1867. Susan Bodge, wife of Peter Anderson, died Mar., 1876. Elizabeth Anderson, born 1811, died in 1893.
Old Smith Burying Ground
Plot: Rev. Peter T. Smith family tomb
Created by: Tracy Boeckman Herhuth
Record added: Feb 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65328747