Jane Meriwether Anderson

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Jane Meriwether Anderson (Lewis)

Birthplace: Albemarle County, Province of Virginia
Death: Died in Albemarle County, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Ivy, Albemarle County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Lieutenant William Lewis and Lucy Lewis
Wife of Edmund Anderson
Mother of Anne Eliza Lewis; Meriwether Lewis Anderson; Jane Lewis Anderson; Elizabeth Thornton Anderson; William Lewis Anderson and 4 others
Sister of Lucinda McFarlane; Meriwether Lewis (Corps of Discovery co-leader) and Dr. Ruben Lewis
Half sister of Meriwether LEWIS; Dr. John Hastings Marks and Mary Garland Moore

Managed by: Jacomina Pieternella de Regt
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About Jane Meriwether Anderson

Jane Lewis married Edmund Anderson in 1785, when she was 15 years old.

Jane Meriwether Lewis Anderson "Jane M." (1770-1845) was the last surviving of William Lewis's children. She stayed with her mother, Lucy Meriwether Lewis Marks for the majority of her life, remaining with her in Georgia after brother Meriwether Lewis had returned to Virginia, and returning to live with her mother at Locust Hill after her husband, Edmund Anderson died in 1810. (Go to Edmund Anderson's grave).

She and Edmund Anderson parented nine children- Dr. Meriwether Lewis, Edmond, Jane, Anne, Sarah, Lucy Elizabeth Thornton, David, and William Lewis. McAllister, 1906.

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Jane Meriwether Anderson's Timeline

March 31, 1770
Albemarle County, Province of Virginia
Age 14
Albemarle County, Virginia, United States
May 14, 1786
Age 16
Albermarle Co., VA
June 15, 1789
Age 19
Albermarle Co., VA
December 4, 1791
Age 21
Albermarle Co., VA
July 30, 1795
Age 25
Albermarle Co., VA
October 20, 1800
Age 30
Albermarle Co., VA
February 13, 1803
Age 32
Albermarle Co., VA
June 23, 1805
Age 35
Albemarle, VA, USA
June 22, 1807
Age 37
Albermarle Co., VA