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Joseph Reid Anderson, Jr. (22 Feb. 1851-[ca. 31 Jan.] 1930)

Joseph R. Anderson, Jr., was the son of General Joseph Reid Anderson, Sr., (1813-1892), the owner of Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond, Virginia, and his wife, Sarah Eliza Archer (1819-1881). (Among their several children were Archer Anderson, who also went to U.Va., … Continue reading

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William Alexander Anderson (11 May 1842-21 Jun. 1930)

William A. Anderson was the son of Francis Thomas Anderson (1808-1887), a lawyer, justice of the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, and rector of Washington College (now Washington & Lee University). His mother was Francis’s wife, Mary Ann Alexander (1806-1881). … Continue reading

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Thomas Cary Anderson (28 Aug. 1832-4 Jun.1882)

Thomas Cary Anderson was the son of Benjamin Bapham Anderson (d. 1839) and his wife, Mary Burdette Nelson (1807-1878), a great-granddaughter of Thomas Nelson, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and governor of Virginia during the American Revolution. The … Continue reading

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Henry Anderson (24 July 1829-18 Nov. 1862)

Henry Anderson was from Salem, Virginia. I have not been able to find a definitive answer to the identities of his parents, but evidence found in the 1850, 1860, and 1880 U.S. Censuses suggests that his mother’s maiden name was … Continue reading

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Zebulon Montgomery Pike Anderson (15 Aug. 1828-8 Dec. 1853)

Zebulon M. P. Anderson was the son of Dr. John M. Anderson, and his first wife, Ann Eliza Alsop (d. 20 Jul. 1830), of Spotsylvania County, Virginia. In 1828-29, Samuel Alsop of Fredericksburg, Virginia–Ann Eliza’s father–built Kenmore Woods (also called … Continue reading

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