George Ross Anderson (1844 - 1925)

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Birthplace: Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, United States
Death: Died
Cause of death: Lingering illness caused by blood poisoning and kidney trouble
Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: John H. Nye
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About George Ross Anderson

Published in The Rochester News-Sentinel Saturday, February 28, 1925

George R. ANDERSON, 80, better known as Ross ANDERSON, a veteran of the Civil War and a resident of Richland township for many years died at his home one-half mile east of the Sand Hill cemetery at 8:45 Friday night, after a lingering illness caused by blood poisoning and kidney trouble. He had been bedfast only four days. The deceased was born near Fincastle, Virginia on May 28, 1844, and was one of 12 children born to the union of George and Mary ANDERSON. In 1851 his parents came to Indiana and settled on a farm near Pendleton in Madison county. Mr. Anderson, at the age of 17, joined the Union army although having a number of relatives fighting on the Confederate side and served three and a half years with the 89th Indiana Volunteer Regiment. On March 28, 1869, Mr. Anderson married Evaline TAYLOR who died in 1871 and on December 31, 1881, he married Fannie L. NYE and moved to this county. Mr. Anderson is survived by his widow, three daughters, Mrs. Flora SEYBERT of Pendleton, Mrs. Georgia DILLON of Leiters Ford, Mrs. Rosy DeSINES of Chicago, two sons, Raymond [ANDERSON] of High Point, N.C., and Joseph [ANDERSON] of Argos, a full brother, Nicholas [ANDERSON] of Pendleton, one half-brother, James [ANDERSON] of Chicago, and three half-sisters, Mrs. Annie ZELLARS and Mrs. Elsie FOLAND of Perkinsville, and Mrs. Sallie ALBRIGHT of Elwood. Funeral services will be held from the residence at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon. Burial will be made in the Sand Hill cemetery.

SOURCE: Fulton County Indiana Obituaries - 1925 by Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh

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George Anderson's Timeline

1844
May 28, 1844
Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, United States
1869
March 28, 1869
Age 24
1881
December 31, 1881
Age 37
1883
February 12, 1883
Age 38
High Point, Guilford, NC, USA
1889
1889
Age 44
1925
February 27, 1925
Age 80
1925
Age 80
Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, United States
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