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Jonathan A Anderson

Birthplace: Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in Carthage, Panola County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Wyatt Anderson, Sr. and Nancy Anderson
Husband of Sarah A Biggers; Hannah Payne Anderson and Nancy Whetstone
Father of Perry Anderson
Brother of Marana Rains; Sarah Anderson; Myra Anderson; Mahala Anderson and Maraney Rains

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About Jonathan A Anderson

Kentucky Native Jonathan "Old Shelby" Anderson, a grandson of American Revolution Veteran Bailey Anderson settled in Carthage area, Texas when Texas was part of Mexico. He served in the Revolution and fought at the Battle Of San Jacinto. In 1848 he donated 100 acres for the formation of Carthage, the new seat of goverment for Panola County which was organized 2 years earlier from Shelby County. He later served as Sheriff and tax assessor-collector.

Buried at the feet his 3 wives as he requested.



  1. Wyatt ANDERSON b: 09-26-1819 in Ayish Bayou Dist (San Augustine), TX
  2. Perry ANDERSON b: 11-16-1823 in San Augustine County, TX
  3. Abraham H. ANDERSON b: 1825 in TX
  4. Mahala ANDERSON b: 02-11-1825 in TX
  5. Pinkney ANDERSON b: 02-11-1828 in LA
  6. James B. ANDERSON b: 08-09-1831 in TX
  7. Archibald English “Archie” ANDERSON b: 05-28-1833 in Panola County, TX
  8. Elizabeth ANDERSON b: 08-11-1835 in Panola County, TX
  9. Eliza E. “Eliza” ANDERSON b: 01-14-1838 in Tenaha Dist, Shelby County, TX
 10. Bailey J. ANDERSON b: 1841 in TX
 11. John ANDERSON b: about 1816
 12. Matthew ANDERSON b: about 1818
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Jonathan A Anderson's Timeline

February 11, 1798
Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky, United States
Age 17
Shelby County, Texas
November 23, 1823
Age 25
San Augustine County, Texas
February 10, 1864
Age 65
July 1890
Age 92
Carthage, Panola County, Texas, United States