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Jordan Anderson
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Birth: 1825
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1905
Ohio, USA

Tennessee slave bought by plantation owner General Paulding Anderson in Big Spring, TN. at the age of 7 or 8 years old. Jordan or Jordon was born around 1825.

Son, Col Patrick Henry Anderson owned Jordan Anderson by the mid-1840's. Jordan Anderson married Amanda McGregor in 1848.

Jordan Anderson was freed by Union Troops camping on the plantation in 1864 by the Provost-Marshall-General and spent his remaining 40 years in Ohio.

A letter of his was dictated by Vanentine Winters a Dayton, Ohio banker who once hosted Abraham Lincoln. Winters, an abolitionist, regarded the letter as excellent progaganda and originally published the letter in 1865. Today it is praised as a masterpiece of satire.

The letter has been published all over the world, can be found on the internet

 
 
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Created by: Greg Raike
Record added: Jul 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93699071
Jordan Anderson
Added by: Greg Raike
 
 
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