- Born: 1794, Pendelton District, SC
- Marriage (1): Mary McKenzie in 1818
- Died: Dec 1873, Stone Co., MO, USA at age 79
- Buried: Anderson Cemetery, Hurley, Stone Co., MO
Enlisted on Aug 15th 1810 with the rank "drummer" in US Arty, and served for five years Fort St. Phillip and Fort St. Charles (New Orleans). Discharged Aug 15th 1815 when term expired.
1830 census reciding in Regiment 98, Monroe, Tennessee.
Children were born in White Co., Tennessee. Came to Missouri in 1837, located in Greene County about four miles east of Springfield, and resided there for years. Thence they moved to James River in Stone County, about four miles above Galena, and resided there for many years. In 1860 they moved to Douglas Co, where there mother died three years later, and the father returned to Stone Co, and died in 1865, close to where he first settled. He was the father of seven children: Martha, Elizabeth, Sarah, Anna, Helen, Dorcas and Eliza. He came from old Revolutionary stock, his father having fought bravely for independence.
Source: A Reminiscent History Ozark Region 1894.
1860 MO census, Stone Co, Microfilm page 552, line 12; Washington twp, Galena P O, dwg 22. Samuel Anderson, age 60, and Mary, age 59, have one child, William Watson, age 12, in the home. relationship unknown.
Death year seen as 1865 (above) or Dec 1873. Named as a native of White, Tennessee, but believed to have been born in the Pendelton district of SC, which split into Anderson and Pickens counties, GA. The Anderson land fell into Pickens.
Probate: 28 Jan 1874 • Stone Co, , Missouri, USA. Estate of Samuel Anderson, dec'd
Samuel married Mary McKenzie, daughter of Chesley McKenzie and Unknown, in 1818. (Mary McKenzie was born in 1802 in Pendelton District, SC and died in 1863 in Douglas, Missouri.)