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 William Pinckney Anderson

William Pinckney Anderson

Birth
Rusk, Cherokee County, Texas, USA
Death 12 Sep 1911 (aged 47)
Weatherford, Parker County, Texas, USA
Burial Weatherford, Parker County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 28210614 · View Source
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William Pinckey Anderson was the son of James Monroe Anderson who was the son of Edmond P. and Adaline(Derchard)Anderson. He graduated from Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee in 1848. His mother was Winifred "Minnie" Polk the daughter of Andrew and Martha Kimbell Polk, who are buried in Leon county TX. Her grandfather was Charles Polk(b.1760), a revolutionary war soldier buried in San Augustine county TX. The POLK family seemed related to almost everyone who was anyone in deep east Texas politics, as well as to national figures like President James K. Polk.

Winifred Polk married James Monroe Anderson, a prominent lawyer in Cherokee county TX, on Nov. 26, 1851.

Siblings were;
Charles Edwin ANDERSON b: 28 Sep 1852 in Rusk ,Texas and died 27 Feb 1924 in Austin, TX. He attended Waco public schools, Baylor University and Eastman Business College in New York. He was associated with the Day Land and cattle Company and later established the Matagorda Land and Cattle Company, and became president of the Cattle Raisers Association. He later became vice president of the Heywood Oil co. He was one of the founders of the Austin Country Club and also served on the Austin City Council. He was married to (1st wife)m. Nov 26, 1874, Texas Ellen Goodrich - (2nd wife)m. Oct 16,1920, Myrtle Rogers Looney in Bastrop, TX.
* James P ANDERSON b: Abt. 1855 in Cherokee Co., TX
* Stockton Donley ANDERSON b: March 1857 in Cherokee county Texas; d. Feb 10, 1925, Waco, TX, burial in Houston, TX; occupation was auto parts and gasoline.
* Frank ANDERSON b: abt. 1859 in Cherokee Co., TX;

William P. married Leah Couts on Nov. 11,1893 in Parker county TX. She was the daughter of J.R. Couts and Martha Hardin of Parker county, TX. J. R. Couts was one of the wealthiest cattlemen in Texas, and one who is recognized as the pioneer and father of the City of Weatherford and Parker County . W.P. Anderson brother-in-law was Samuel Burk Burnett, owner of the Four Sixes(6666) ranch.

According to the 1900 census, W.P Anderson was an attorney-of-law. Leah and William P. Anderson had the following children. Living in Palo Pinto county, Texas at this time.

* W. Couts Anderson - b.01/01/1893 d. 12/22/1955; buried in Parker county, TX, City Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford, TX.
* Susie(Suzanne)Couts Anderson - b. 27 Dec 1895, d.23 Oct 1960, buried in the Oakland Cemetery - married Lloyd Eugene Hutcheson b. 27 Nov 1893, Springtown, Parker County, TX. He died 14 Sept. 1967.
* William P. Anderson - b. Dec 1898




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  • Maintained by: phil r johnson
  • Originally Created by: timcdfw
  • Added: 11 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28210614
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Pinckney Anderson (16 Aug 1864–12 Sep 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28210614, citing Oakland Cemetery, Weatherford, Parker County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by phil r johnson (contributor 47117796) .