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Anderson family, a prominent Catholic family of Ohio and Kentucky, descendants of Richard Clough Anderson (1750-1826), a Revolutionary soldier and surveyor general of Western Virginia.

Larz Anderson (1803-1878), Director of the Citizens' National Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio, known for involvement in various charities.

Robert Anderson (1805-1871), Union officer, in command of the defense of Fort Sumter in 1861.

Charles Anderson (1814-1895), lawyer, Civil War soldier, Governor of Ohio in 1865 - 1866.

William Marshall Anderson (1807-1881), lawyer, archeologist, and adventurer. In 1834, in order to regain his health, he joined the William L. Sublett fur-trading party on a trip to the Far West. In 1865-1866, Anderson undertook an attempt to establish a Confederate colony in Mexico. Having escaped from Mexico, he returned to Ohio where he lived until his death in 1881.

Thomas McArthur Anderson (1836-1917), son of W. Marshall Anderson and Eliza McArthur. After the war he stayed in the Army and rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the Spanish-American War. Robert Marshall Anderson, son of W. Marshall Anderson and Ellen Columba Ryan Anderson, was a civil engineer, a professor at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J., and vice-president of a New York engineering firm.

From the description of Anderson family papers, 1810-1948. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122564575

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correspondedWith Anderson, Charles, 1814-1895 person
correspondedWith Anderson, Ellen Columba Ryan person
correspondedWith Anderson, Larz, 1803-1878 person
correspondedWith Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871 person
correspondedWith Anderson, Robert Marshall, 1862-1939 person
associatedWith Anderson, Thomas McArthur, 1836-1917. person
associatedWith Anderson, William Marshall, 1807-1881 person
associatedWith Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Cincinnati corporateBody
correspondedWith Clarke, Powhatan Henry, 1862-1893 person
correspondedWith Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1893 person
correspondedWith Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 person
correspondedWith Ellison, Robert Spurrier person
associatedWith Girty, Simon, 1741-1818. person
correspondedWith Juncker, Henry Damian, 1810-1868 person
associatedWith Keefe, Charles C. person
associatedWith Kossuth, Lajos, 1802-1894. person
associatedWith McArthur, Duncan, 1772-1839. person
associatedWith Peet, Edward D. person
correspondedWith Piatt, Donn, 1819-1892 person
correspondedWith Purcell, John Baptist, 1800-1883 person
associatedWith Rogers, George, 1741-1835. person
associatedWith Stevens Institute (Hoboken, N.J.) corporateBody
associatedWith Sublette, William Lewis. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Fort Bridger (Wyo.)
Fort Laramie (Wyo.)
Excavations (Archaeology)--19th century
Fur traders
Real property
Indians of North America--Antiquities


Active 1810

Active 1948

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