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James Thomas "Jim" Anderson, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 6, 1876
Hot Spring County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1943
Garland County
Arkansas, USA

James, Jr. "Jim" was the son of James Thomas Anderson, Sr. and Susan Emmaline (Phillips) Anderson.

Jim married Susan "Susie" Catherine Griffith on November 23, 1894 in Garland County, Arkansas. A copy of their marriage license is in Jim's Family History Book. Jim and Susie had eleven children.

1--James Alvin [1895-1954]
2--Maudie Emmaline [1897-1971]
3--William Jackson "Jack" [1899-1927]
4--Annis Eli [1903-1961
5--Nettie V. [1905-1913
6--Infant [1908-1908]
7--Louis O. [1910-1910]
8--Marie [1911-1911]
9--Ora [1913-1985]
10--L. V. [1915-1937]
11--Dorothy [1924-1951]

After the death of Susan, Jim met a lady by the name of Fannie Meheffey. The following are stories that were told to me by two different family members, Pearl Hall Ashley and later when I was visiting with James Floyd Shackelford, he verified what Pearl had said and added more to it. Pearl said that Fannie was a Maytag washing machine sales person and sold one to Jim. Jim fell head over heels for Fannie. She moved in with him and Pearl said Jim followed her around like a little puppy. Jim bought her everything she wanted, even a big new black fancy car, the most expensive car she could find, went home and told Jim, saying she had to have that car. Jim bought it for her and James said he could still see her driving up the dirt roads lickity split with dust flying everywhere. A few weeks later she and her new car disappeared in the middle of the night. Everyone was worried about Jim for he was so distraught, that some family member always stayed there with him for several months. James Shackelford said he did not think that Jim ever got over Fannie.

Finally in 1940, Jim met Eva E. Dodson and they were married on June 8, 1940 in Garland County, Arkansas. They did not have any children. They were only married 3 1/2 years when Jim died. There is a copy of their marriage license in Jim's Family History Book.

The picture of Jim as a young man was sent to me by Catherine Anderson Delsindico. The picture of Jim as an older man was in my grandmothers box of pictures. I took the picture of Jim and Susie's double headstone in 1995.

Jim was my Great Grand Uncle.

Sandra C. Hayes
Descendant of Charles V. Anderson
and Judah Ann (Smith) Anderson

Jan. 23, 2014 Laura sent the following information:
Eva E. Dodson was the daughter of Mark A. Bizzell and Ella F. Thorne Bizzell. She was born Mar. 20, 1896 in Henderson County, Texas. Eva was Laura's great-grand aunt.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Thomas Anderson (1832 - 1910)
  Susan Emmaline Phillips Anderson (1834 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan "Susie" Catherine Griffith Anderson (1875 - 1929)*
 
 Children:
  James Alvin Anderson (1895 - 1954)*
  Maude Emmaline Anderson Wall (1897 - 1971)*
  William Jackson Anderson (1899 - 1927)*
  Annis Eli Anderson (1903 - 1961)*
  Nettie V Anderson (1905 - 1913)*
  Infant Anderson (1908 - 1908)*
  Louis O Anderson (1910 - 1910)*
  Marie Anderson (1911 - 1917)*
  L V Anderson (1915 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Alexander Anderson (1852 - 1897)*
  William Joseph Anderson (1853 - 1891)*
  Elizabeth Jane Anderson Hall (1856 - 1890)*
  Andrew Jackson Anderson (1859 - 1937)*
  Mary Clementine Anderson Johnson (1861 - 1887)*
  Mahalia Anderson Reynalds (1864 - 1890)*
  Arizona Bell Anderson Shackelford (1867 - 1918)*
  Jennetta Saline Anderson (1869 - 1872)*
  Nevada Ann Anderson Shackelford (1871 - 1952)*
  LaDonia Connell Anderson Ketchum (1873 - 1958)*
  James Thomas Anderson (1876 - 1943)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Royal
Garland County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Linda Christenburg Moody...
Originally Created by: Pat Hall
Record added: Aug 11, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5680364
James Thomas Jim Anderson, Jr
Added by: Sandra C. Hayes
 
James Thomas Jim Anderson, Jr
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James Thomas Jim Anderson, Jr
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Gone but never forgotten. ...... His 1st wife, Susan Catherine "Susie" (Griffith) Anderson, was my 4th cousin once removed, as well as other relationships, through the Col. John Anderson, Sr. (1750-1817) family of Scott County, VA, Bledsoe County, TN, and...(Read more)
- Sammy Boyd, Genealogist
 Added: Jul. 2, 2015
Jim was an Anderson descendant through his Dad, James Thomas "J.T." Anderson, Sr.and Charles V. Anderson.
- Sandra C. Hayes
 Added: Jul. 29, 2010

-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 9, 2007
 
 
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