James Anderson (Hempstead)
James R Anderson (1850-)
James R. Anderson was born in 1850 in Hempstead County, Arkansas to James Anderson and his wife Clarinda Reeves, who were married Oct 28, 1841 in Hempstead County. James Anderson Sr was the son of John Anderson (1796-1862) by his wife Mary "Polly" Wilson (1802-1857). Clarinda Reeves was the daughter of James Reeves (1794-1865) by his wife Susan Heath (1794-1857). James Reeves was the son of William Reeves and Susan Hunter
The family moved to Cass County, Texas shortly after the 1860 census as the father James Anderson died in Cass County, in 1862 and Clarinda in 1866. James, his sister Susan and their brother Newton are listed on the 1870 Davis County, Texas census in the Hinkle household. Newton went to Little River County, Arkansas and married Mary Parker. Newton died between 1885 and 1890.
- Posting Feb 28, 2007 at AFHA, mmakin491, "Re: [AFHA] lost links"
- 1850 Census of Ozan, Hempstead County, Arkansas showing "James Anderson, Jr, 31, born Mississippi [as stated], Clarinda 25 born Arkansas, Susan 6, Margaret 3, Rebecca H 1 all born Arkansas, and James M Garrison 25 born Arkansas"
- 1860 Census of Ozan, Hempstead County, Arkansas showing "James Anderson 42 Missouri, Clarinda 35 Ark, Susan 16, Margaret 13, Rebecca 11, James 10, Newton 5, Infant 1". All children born in Arkansas.
- 1870 Census of Linden PO, Precinct 1, Davis County, Texas showing "James Anderson 20 born Arkansas, Newton 16 born Arkansas, Susan 18 born Arkansas", all living in the household of Thomas Hinkle 51 born Maryland and his wife Bell 40 born Kentucky. The other children were born in Missouri and then Texas, indicating a link for the Andersons back to Missouri as well. This Bell perhaps an aunt.