Died at his residence, in Anderson's bend, in this county, on Sunday, Dec. 19th, 1886, of dropsy, Mr. Henry Craig Anderson, aged 75 years, 1 month and 18 days.
The deceased was one of Hickman's most highly respected as well as oldest citizens.He was born in North Carolina, being a son of Dick Anderson.His father moved to Tennessee when our subject was small, settling in the "Kittle bend" of Duck river, in Maury county, where his father and mother lived and died.
Mr. H. C. Anderson was married to Miss Eliza Willey, and by this union 12 children were born, 4 of the number being dead.
He had been a farmer all his life, was of an unassuming disposition and never aspired to or held any office.
He was a strict member of the Methodist church and expressed himself as being ready to go.
He leaves a widow and 8 children as well as two sisters and two brothers.
(The Hickman Pioneer, Friday, December 24, 1886) ==================================================== 1850 United States Federal Census about Henry C Anderson
Name: Henry C Anderson Age: 38 Birth Year: abt 1812 Birthplace: North Carolina Home in 1850: Hickman, Tennessee Gender: Male Family Number: 103 Household Members: Name Age Henry C Anderson 38 Eliza Anderson 28 John F Anderson 10 Susan P Anderson 8 Roena C Anderson 5 Elizabeth Anderson 3 Margarette Anderson 1
======================================= 1860 United States Federal Census about H C Anderson
Name: H C Anderson Age in 1860: 49 Birth Year: abt 1811 Birthplace: North Carolina Home in 1860: District 15, Hickman, Tennessee Gender: Male Household Members: Name Age H C Anderson 49 Eliza Anderson 39 John Anderson 20 Susan F Anderson 18 Roena C Anderson 16 Elizabeth Anderson 14 Mary O Anderson 12 Attantic Anderson 9 Richard Anderson 5 Francis Anderson 3 Arona Anderson 10/12
============================== 1870 United States Federal Census about H C Anderson
Name: H C Anderson Age in 1870: 58 Birth Year: abt 1812 Home in 1870: District 15, Hickman, Tennessee Race: White Gender: Male Post Office: Bon Aqua Household Members: Name Age H C Anderson 58 Elizor Anderson 50 John F Anderson 30 Roeaney C Anderson 25 Margett A Anderson 21 Atlantic Anderson 19 Fanney Anderson 16 Richard M Anderson 15 Arovey C Anderson 11 Martha W Anderson 8 Edgar Anderson6 ===========================================
1880 United States Federal Census about Craig Anderson
Name: Craig Anderson Age: 68 Birth Year: abt 1812 Birthplace: North Carolina Home in 1880: District 15, Hickman, Tennessee Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Eliza Anderson Father's Birthplace: North Carolina Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina Occupation: Farmer Household Members: Name Age Craig Anderson 68 Eliza Anderson 62 R. M. Anderson 25 Arona B. Anderson 20 Martha Anderson 18 Edgar Anderson 15
My interest is "what happened to daughter Elizabeth?"