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Descendants of Docia ANDERSON

Third Generation


8. Margaret S. ANDERSON "Maggie" (James Hopkins , Docia ) was born 25 Jul 1861 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.

Maggie Maggie.

Maggie married Samuel S. BROWN on 26 Jan 1882 in Jackson Co., Tn. Samuel was born 1864 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.

They had the following children:

  16 F i Laura BROWN.
        Laura married Claude MAYBERRY.
  17 M ii Morgan BROWN.
  18 iii Infant BROWN was born 1882 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. Infant died 1 Jan 1883 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.
  19 F iv Vallie BROWN was born 26 Mar 1892 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. She died Mar 1973 in Madison, Tennessee.
        Vallie married Noah Lee CHAFFIN on 24 Dec 1916 in Jackson Co., Tn.
  20 M v Benjamin BROWN was born 25 Mar 1894 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. He died Mar 1977 in Crowley, Texas.
  21 F vi Minnie BROWN was born 5 Apr 1897 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. She died Apr 1984 in Nashville, Tennessee.
        Minnie married Eugene FLATT on 21 Sep 1915 in Jackson Co., Tn.
  22 F vii Eura BROWN was born 1900 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.
  23 M viii Eugene BROWN was born 2 Aug 1903 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. He died Feb 1987 in Detroit, Michigan.
  24 F ix Mattie BROWN was born 1905 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.

9. Uriah Thomas ANDERSON (James Hopkins , Docia ) was born 23 Dec 1863 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. He died 19 Oct 1937 in Jackson Co., Tennessee and was buried in Richmond Cemetery - Gainesboro, Tn [Jackson Co.].

The name given in the census of 1880 is "James T", who was a lawyer and a clerk in Jackson County Circuit Court.  It is quite possible this son of James Hopkins is in fact the lawyer mentioned in many court cases.

His son, Lewis Ridley, is a medical doctor.

Uriah married Margaret Olive BROWN on 28 Jan 1886 in Jackson Co., Tn. Margaret was born 19 Aug 1862 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. She died 22 Aug 1936 in Jackson Co., Tennessee and was buried in Richmond Cemetery - Gainesboro, Tn [Jackson Co.].

They had the following children:

+ 25 F i Annie ANDERSON was born Sep 1886.
+ 26 M ii Dr. Lewis Ridley ANDERSON was born 11 Jun 1889 and died 14 Dec 1959.
+ 27 M iii Vance Lee ANDERSON was born 22 Aug 1893 and died 19 Feb 1978.

11. John Clifford ANDERSON (James Hopkins , Docia ) was born 16 Aug 1867 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. He died 27 Dec 1941 in Tennessee and was buried in Cherry Cemetery - Clay Co., Tn [ Union Hill - McCormick Ridge area]. He was related to his parents by adoption.

John Clifford was employed as a Jackson County Court Clerk.  He was also a teacher and a farmer.

Jackson County Court Records:

ANDERSON, MAUD vs ANDERSON, JOHN C. Chancery 1897

BILL OF COMPLAINT: Married in Jackson County 6 October 1887. Complainant forced to withdraw... cruel and inhuman treatment. He left her at night with her little children... came home drunken state. Abandoned her without providing. She went to his house and got a few of her things. Must depend on her brother and other relatives.
Five children as result of their marriage, to-wit Leander Virgil, James Samuel, Donie May, Chester Arthur, Dora Ann aged respectively 8, 6, 4, 2, 1. Dated 5 May 1897. Butler & Brooks, Attys.
R. M. [her X mark] Anderson

AMENDED BILL OF COMPLAINT: R. M. Anderson against J. C. Anderson, a non-resident of the State, John H. Dennis and W. H. Brooks, J. H. Anderson, U. T. Anderson and R. V. Brooks of Jackson Co.
Defendant J. C. Anderson holds note on J. H. Anderson, one of the defts, for $45; also W. T. Anderson for $75. [Lists personal property].
J. C. Anderson owns an interest in a little tract of land in 11th District, bounded by lands of Berry Franklin, Uriah Brown, Lee Ragland, J. H. Anderson and perhaps others. Land was purchased from defendant J. C. Anderson and R. V. Brooks. Defendant J. C. Anderson agreed that the $200 interest in said property be settled on her by deed of trust to defendant W. H. Brooks... A black cow and calf is in possession of defendant J. H. Dennis.
Complainant charges defendant J. C. Anderson has removed himself out of Jackson Co... now a non-resident of Tennessee. 24 May 1897.
R. M. [her X mark] Anderson

[NEW – MISFILED?] ANDERSON, MAUD vs ANDERSON, JNO C.
TO CLERK & MASTER: All questions as to alimony having been fully settled... hereby authorized... dismissing my bill and amended bill and discharging the attachment. I consider the case entirely out of court. 30 June 1897.
/s/ M. E. Anderson
Attest: John Chaffin, T. ?C/E [his X] Birdwell, J. C. Anderson

[NOTE: This may/may not be the same individuals as Rebecca Maud Anderson vs John C. Anderson, above and below this case. Rebecca Maud Anderson signed her name, or sometimes used ‘X’, as “R. M. Anderson”. M. E. Anderson’s handwriting is somewhat different - mlj].

[NEW] ANDERSON, REBECCA MAUD vs ANDERSON, JOHN C.

BILL OF COMPLAINT: Rebecca Maud Anderson against John C. Anderson, both of Jackson County. Married 6 October, 1877 [sic]. About six or seven months back one Alice Johnson came in to their family as a servant girl. About the latter part of Dec the deft threatened to kill his self and told respondent that he did not love her and would not live with her. At one time she got Alice Johnson to go away, but when defendant came home he got complainant to go and bring her back... first time she had suspicions of improper conduct.
Defendant and Alice Johnson was arrested under a state warrant charging them with dulatry [sic]... went to jail... he refused to let his friends make bond unless they would make bond for Alice.
Alice Johnson has said repeatedly... intended to live with him...
Defendant disposing of his property... note on U. T. Anderson for $75. Have children Leander Vergil, Sam, Dona May, Chester Author, Dora Ann Anderson... very young, and defendant has threatened to take them.
/s/ Haile & Johnson, Sol.,
/s/ R. M. Anderson

John married (1) Maude Rebecca BROWN, daughter of Samuel BROWN and Elvina WHEELER, on 6 Oct 1887. Maude was born 25 May 1871 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. She died in St. Louis, Missouri.

WARRANTY DEED:  I, Maud Anderson, Jackson Co., TN, hereby transfer to U. T. Brown and wife Ada, all of Jackson Co., TN, for $250 a tract of land...Dry Fork of Flynns Creek Dist. 11...beginning dry fork creek to branch below barn to Lee Ragland's gate, south with Ragland to J. H. Anderson and Henry Brown line, NW to J. H. Anderson line to tract said Anderson now lives on...being 20 acres more or less.  21 Feb 1899. [Signed] Maud Anderson
Wit:  J. M. Upchurch, W. A. [can't read]
Attest:  W. H. Brooks, Clerk, 7 April 1899

John and Maude had the following children:

  28 M i Leander Virgil ANDERSON "Virgil" was born about 1888 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. He died in Denver, Colorado.

Worked in a brewery (perhaps Coors) in Denver, CO, and died of lung cancer at an early age.
        Virgil married Pearl HARDWICK.
  29 M ii James Samuel ANDERSON "Sam" was born about 1890 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.
        Sam married Marie.
  30 F iii Donie May ANDERSON was born about 1892 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. She died Jan 1969.
        Donie married George JUTUHAR on 1913.
  31 F iv Dora Ann ANDERSON was born about 1896 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.
        Dora married Herman ROLLING on 7 Jun 1916.
+ 32 M v Chester Arthur ANDERSON Sr. was born 1897 and died 2 Feb 1967.

John also married (2) Alice Harriet JOHNSON about 1897 in Scottsville, Kentucky. Alice was born 28 May 1882 in Tennessee. She died 1963 in Tennessee and was buried in Cherry Cemetery - Clay Co., Tn [ Union Hill - McCormick Ridge area].

COMM: Alice was "raised" by a Stafford family and supposedly didn`t know who her birth parents were.

Religion: Church of Christ

John and Alice had the following children:

+ 33 M vi Garland Hall ANDERSON was born 10 May 1898.
+ 34 M vii Eugene Edward ANDERSON was born 5 Jan 1900 and died 1 Nov 1977.
+ 35 M viii Clifford Clay ANDERSON was born 6 Aug 1902.
+ 36 F ix Ruth Lee ANDERSON was born 29 May 1905 and died 23 Dec 1979.
+ 37 M x Harry Floyd ANDERSON was born 15 Apr 1908 and died 6 Oct 1987.
+ 38 F xi Bertha Alice ANDERSON was born 12 Mar 1911 and died 29 Apr 1984.
+ 39 F xii Ruby Gertrude ANDERSON was born 7 Dec 1913.
+ 40 M xiii Henry Eulice ANDERSON was born 28 Sep 1916.
+ 41 F xiv Madge Myrtle ANDERSON was born 4 Jun 1920 and died 9 Apr 2000.
+ 42 F xv Vallie Belle ANDERSON was born 29 Aug 1923.

12. Vallie B. ANDERSON (James Hopkins , Docia ) was born 12 Jan 1870 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.

Vallie married Robert L. HIGH on 20 Oct 1887 in Jackson Co., Tn. Robert was born Dec 1865 in Tennessee.

They had the following children:

  43 M i Vaden HIGH was born Jun 1889 in Tennessee.
  44 M ii James H. HIGH was born Oct 1890 in Tennessee.
  45 M iii John W. HIGH was born 17 Sep 1895 in Tennessee. He died Sep 1981 in Tennessee.

John resided in McMinnville, Tennessee [Warren Co.]. He resided in McMinnville, Tennessee [Warren Co.].
  46 F iv Sallie A. HIGH was born about 1901 in Tennessee.
  47 F v Ina B. HIGH was born about 1903 in Tennessee.
  48 M vi Ben HIGH was born 11 Jun 1893 in Tennessee. He died Dec 1978 in Tennessee.

Ben resided in Nashville, Tennessee [Davidson Co.]. He resided in Nashville, Tennessee [Davidson Co.].

14. Robert Baylos ANDERSON (James Hopkins , Docia ) was born 15 Nov 1877 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. He died 24 Aug 1957 in White House, Tennessee [Sumner Co.].

Robert Bob. He Bob.

Robert married Lenora Catherine AGEE on 20 Aug 1893 in Jackson Co., Tn. Lenora was born 10 May 1875 in Sequatchie, Tennessee [Marion Co.]. She died 27 Nov 1937 in White House, Tennessee [Sumner Co.].

Lenora Dovie. She Dovie.

They had the following children:

  49 F i Ada Estelle ANDERSON was born Jun 1893 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. She died 27 May 1939 in Sumner Co., Tennessee.
        Ada married James L. DORRIS.
  50 F ii Ida Genetta ANDERSON was born 24 Jan 1896 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. She died 14 Aug 1948 in Kern Co., California.
  51 M iii Charles T. ANDERSON was born 11 Aug 1898 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. He died 2 Dec 1988 in Fairview, Tennessee.
  52 F iv Mary Frances ANDERSON was born 31 Mar 1900 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. She died 3 Jul 1989.
        Mary married (1) Frank DUDNEY.
        Mary also married (2) Leslie GIZZARD.
  53 M v Willie Walton ANDERSON was born 26 Feb 1902 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. He died 19 May 1979 in Cottontown, Tennessee.
        Willie married Flora Putty WHEELER on 7 Nov 1920.
  54 M vi James Thomas ANDERSON was born 20 Mar 1904 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. He died 28 Aug 1969 in White House, Tennessee [Sumner Co.].

James Jim. He Jim.
        James married Zora JACKSON on 1926 in Tennessee.
  55 F vii Grace Baugh ANDERSON was born 10 Jan 1907 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. She died 31 Mar 1984.
        Grace married Dallas JONES.
  56 M viii Edward ANDERSON was born 1908 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.
  57 M ix Ishmael Donald ANDERSON was born 3 Aug 1914 in Tennessee.
        Ishmael married Iva Mae WILSON on 1944.

15. Walter Tinsley ANDERSON (James Hopkins , Docia ) was born 16 Jan 1886 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. He died 16 May 1971 in Gainesboro, Tennessee [Jackson Co., Tennessee] and was buried in John L. Clark Cemetery - Gainesboro, Tn [Jackson Co.].

Walter married Ova Lee HAILE on 2 Jul 1905 in Jackson Co., Tn. Ova was born 22 May 1887 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. She died 29 Dec 1958 in Flynn`s Lick, Tennessee [Jackson Co.] and was buried in John L. Clark Cemetery - Gainesboro, Tn [Jackson Co.].

They had the following children:

  58 M i Carl Tinsley ANDERSON was born 16 Aug 1906 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. He died 22 Nov 1995 in Nashville, Tennessee.
        Carl married Irma WHITAKER on 8 Jun 1932 in Kentucky.
  59 M ii Claude Payton ANDERSON was born 28 Sep 1908 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.
        Claude married Clella Velma BROWN on 1 Aug 1928 in Tennessee.
  60 M iii J. Colonel ANDERSON was born 15 Mar 1909 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. He died 21 Jun 1995 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.

J. Colonel ANDERSON Jelly. He Jelly.
        J. Colonel ANDERSON married Johnnie Lou BROWN on 28 Nov 1929 in Tennessee.
  61 M iv Lewis Bedford ANDERSON was born 27 Dec 1910 in Jackson Co., Tennessee. He died 5 Jan 1996 in Lafayette, Tennessee [Macon Co.].
        Lewis married Nell Braxton SMITH.
  62 F v Mary Doyle ANDERSON was born 16 Mar 1914 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.
        Mary married Robert LEE.
  63 F vi Ova Dolan ANDERSON was born 6 Apr 1915 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.
        Ova married Herbert Baugh LYNCH.
  64 F vii Eudelle ANDERSON was born 7 Mar 1918 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.
        Eudelle married Vestel Lee ROBERTS on 17 Oct 1940 in Tennessee.
  65 F viii Dorothy Bryan ANDERSON was born 19 Oct in Jackson Co., Tennessee.
  66 M ix Raymond Draper ANDERSON was born 13 Aug 1923 in Jackson Co., Tennessee.

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