Notwithstanding the dates on his headstone, other sources show that John Powell Anderson was born in 1876 and died in 1964. See:
1. Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1967, Ancestry.com. Certificate Number107736-64.
2. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Ancestry.com.
3. Obituary, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, The Evening News (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), 30 Nov 1964, page 24.
According to his obituary, he was a professional photographer and was the author of a photography book, "Photo Negative Restoration." He was survived by a daughter, Mrs. L. A. Boniface, of Rochester, New York, and several grandchildren.
Per cemetery records, his ashes were interred on 20 Mar 1965. See: Interment Records of Mount Hope Cemetery, Book 8 (April 1, 1952 To December 31, 1969), page 13.
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