John was born between 1840 & 1841 and was the oldest child of Thomas P. Anderson and his first wife, Mary Jane Neel. Thomas P. and Mary Jane had three other children, son, Presley, daughter, Louisa and an unnamed son.
Mary Jane died in Logan Co., KY, a few days after giving birth to their unnamed son, who died soon after birth or was stillborn. Mother, Mary and her infant son are buried together at the Richelieu Cemetery, which is located on the Butler and Logan Co., Kentucky border.
Thomas was remarried in Logan Co., Kentucky to Mary Jane's 1st cousin, Sarah Ann (Moody) Wright and they later settled into Johnson Co., Missouri. Thomas P. and Sarah had one daughter, Margaret "Maggie" Jane Anderson.
1850 United States Federal Cnesus
Logan County, Kentucky:
Thomas Anderson 36 Kentucky
2nd Wife: Sarah A. 27 Kentucky
Son: JOHN 9 Kentucky
Daughter: Louisa 7 Kentucky
Son: Presley 4 Kentucky
Mary J. Williamson 17 Kentucky
1860 United States Federal Census
Hazel Hill, Johnson County, Missouri:
Thomas P. Anderson 45 Kentucky
Wife: Sarah A. 38 Kentucky
Son: JOHN 19 Kentucky
Daughter: Louisa 17 Kentucky
Son: Presley 14 Kentucky
Daughter: Margaret 9 Kentucky
Thomas Presley Anderson (1814 - 1909)
Mary Jane Neel Anderson (1823 - 1847)
Presley Anderson (1845 - 1942)*
Infant Son of Thos. P. & Mary J. Anderson (1847 - 1847)*
Margaret Jane Anderson Matthews (1851 - 1937)**
Created by: Matthews, Simpson & Pool...
Record added: Sep 03, 2009
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