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Matthew William Anderson
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1895
Independence
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 23, 1967
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

His obituary from the Lexington Herald: Matthew William Anderson, 71, a pioneer in the subdivision development of Lexington and an apartment house owner, died yesterday morning at his home, 220 Chenault Road.
Mr. Anderson was a great-great.grandson of Henry Clay and one of the first developers of Chevy Chase subdivision, once part of the original Clay estate.
He was a noted Fayette County sportsman and bred and raced his own horses.
Born in Independence, Mo., he was a son of the late Matthew William and Mary Webster Erwin Anderson. He was a graduate of Culver Military Academy and the University of Kentucky.
Mr. Anderson was a member of Christ Episcopal Church and the Keeneland Club.
He and his wife -- Mrs. Lucy Chenault Anderson -- had celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary last
September after 50 years of marriage.
Besides his wife, survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Edward H. Jones, Mrs. Mary A. LaBach and Mrs. Louis W. List Jr.; nine grandchildren, William Anderson LaBach, James Parker LaBach, Mrs. John Hutton, Edward H. Jones Jr., William Chenault Jones, Mrs. Sidney Hulette, Louis W. List III, Henry Clay List and David A. List, all of Lexington, and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Lexington Cemetery by the Rev. Giles E. Lewis.
Friends may call at the W. R. Milward Mortuary --Broadway after noon today. 
 
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 Parents:
  Matthew William Anderson (1836 - 1906)
  Mary Webster Erwin Anderson (1861 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy Alexander Humphreys Chenault Anderson (1897 - 1975)
 
 Children:
  Lucy Chenault Anderson Jones (1917 - 2004)*
  Mary Webster Anderson LaBach (1920 - 1998)*
  Sarah Gibson Anderson List (1922 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Kate B. Anderson Turner (1862 - 1903)**
  Nellie A Anderson Harvey (1879 - 1970)**
  Henry Clay Anderson (1891 - 1959)*
  George Anderson (1893 - 1893)*
  Matthew William Anderson (1895 - 1967)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section K, Lot 7
 
Created by: Bill LaBach
Record added: Jun 24, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6543142
Matthew William Anderson
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Matthew William Anderson
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Fifth cousin twice removed.
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