Russella <I>Easton</I> Anderson

Russella Easton Anderson

Missouri, USA
Death 1 Dec 1840 (aged 30–31)
Saint Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 22969890 · View Source
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Fourth daughter of Col. Rufus Easton, whom Thomas Jefferson appointed the first Postmaster and first Federal Judge of then 'Upper Louisiana Territory' in 1805. He was later elected a U.S. Congressman. His daughters were the belles of the town and courted by the most eligible young bachelors. She married Thomas L. Anderson and they had 4 sons; two lived to adulthood. Per a diary entry of her brother-in-law, George Sibley,(co-founder of Lindenwood), "Mrs. Anderson died of Pulmonary Consumption (TB) at 3 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1840, a very cold day. She left 3 little sons and her husband to mourn her death."

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  • Maintained by: DevSwag
  • Originally Created by: Debbie Walus
  • Added: 18 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22969890
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Russella Easton Anderson (1809–1 Dec 1840), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22969890, citing Lindenwood College Cemetery, Saint Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by DevSwag (contributor 47205972) .