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William Stewart Anderson

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Parish of Kilmadock, Doune, Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: August 29, 1908 (62)
Beaverdale, Sask
Place of Burial: Theodore, Saskatchewan, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of William Anderson and Janet Stewart
Husband of Isabella Wright Donaldson
Father of William James "Will" Anderson; Maggie Armour Anderson; Henry Thayer Anderson; John Stewart Anderson; David Graham Anderson and 3 others
Brother of Ann Anderson and Janet Anderson

Occupation: Carpenter, Farmer
Managed by: Madge Biddell (Anderson)
Last Updated:

About William Stewart Anderson

Born in Doune, Scotland.

Training in finish carpentry in Edinburgh.

Married in New York in 1872.

Built houses in Newport, Rhode Island for about 10 years.

Moved from Rhode Island to Winnipeg 1882, to Saltcoats 1883, and then eventually to the Beaver Hills area 1890's.

During the Riel Rebellion, worked on construction of Railway Stations on the CPR line being built from Winnipeg to Yorkton. Worked on Hudson Bay store in Yorkton. Helped organize and build the first Beaver School. On occasion, worked on houses in Winnipeg.

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William Stewart Anderson's Timeline

March 24, 1846
Doune, Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
April 15, 1873
Age 27
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
August 22, 1875
Age 29
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
October 28, 1877
Age 31
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
October 14, 1879
Age 33
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
April 11, 1882
Age 36
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
November 23, 1884
Age 38
Saltcoats, Assiniboia, NWT
February 25, 1888
Age 41
Saltcoats, Assiniboia, NWT
June 15, 1890
Age 44
Saltcoats, Assiniboia, NWT, Canada