James S. Anderson
- Born: 28 Feb 1792, Elk Lick, Harrison, Kentucky
- Marriage (1): Lydia Holland in 1816 in Harrison, KY
- Marriage (2): Meducy Ann Edwards in 1845 in Pike, MO
- Died: 28 Mar 1864, Moniteau, Missouri at age 72
Enlisted Aug 15 1812 to discharge Mar 3 1813. Did his military service in Kentucky.
Married Lydia Holland in Kentucky 1816.
1820 census has him reciding on South Side of Licking River, Harrison, Kentucky. Himself a free white male over 26, his wife a free white female under 25 and two daughters under 10.
1 May 1826 he secured land in Pike, Missouri at the Palmyra land office, and more land there on 8 Jun 1833, in township 53-N.
1830 in Pike Missouri, six children, two boys, four girls and two female slaves, one over and one under 10.
1840 in Pike, Missouri. One son under 5, one 5-9, one 10-14, two daughters under 5, one 5-9, one 10-14, two 15-19, one 20-29, four slaves, two males under 10 and two females. Of these were five people working in agriculture.
Married Meducy Ann Edwards (b. 1807 or 1818?) on 17 Aug 1845.
1850 Calumet, Pike, Missouri, James 56, Medusa 43, Eliza 24, Reuben 22, Henry 17, Catharine 14, Lydia 10, John 3.
1860 Calumet, Pike, Missouri, Clarksville post office. James 67, Mancia 42 and son Joseph J. 14. Farmer, his birthplace now listed as Kentucky.
1864 Died in Clarksville, Missouri.
James married Lydia Holland in 1816 in Harrison, KY. (Lydia Holland was born in 1789 in Kentucky and died in 1839 in Clarksville, Calumet, Pike Co., MO.)
James next married Meducy Ann Edwards in 1845 in Pike, MO. (Meducy Ann Edwards was born in 1807 in Virginia and died after 1888 in Clarksville, Calumet, Pike Co., MO.)