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Charles J. Anderson

Charles J. Anderson

Male 1829 - 1885  (55 years)

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  • Name Charles J. Anderson 
    Born 15 Sep 1829  Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    _UID E874A3C091A74DA6BACCAE65EB486FB4D94E 
    Buried 1885  Portland, Chautauqua, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 5 Apr 1885  Portland, Chautauqua, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I781  Bradley - Post
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2018 

    Father Living 
    Mother Living 
    Family ID F325  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Augusta Timmell,   b. 1848, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1899  (Age 51 years) 
    Census 17 Jun 1880  Portland, Chautauqua, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Frank Anderson,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Frances Anderson,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jay Anderson,   b. 1868,   d. 1947  (Age 79 years)
     4. Anna Laura Anderson,   b. 11 Jul 1870, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1939, Silver Creek, Chautauqua, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Ada J. Anderson,   b. 1876,   d. 1934  (Age 58 years)
     6. Arthur Anderson,   b. 1884,   d. 1887  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    CharlesAndersonCivilWarClerks_
    NY Civil War Town Clerks registry entry.
    CharlesAndersonMuster
    CharlesAndersonMuster
    154th Infantry muster rolls ledger entries.
    Gravestone, Charles and Augusta
    Gravestone, Charles and Augusta
    Portland Evergreen Cemetery, Chautauqua County, New York

  • Notes 
    • He was mustered in to the 154th Infantry, Company E on 24 September 1862 as a Private, after having enlisted on 22 August 1862 for three years. He was mustered out on 11 June 1865, along with his company, near Bladensburg, MD, still a Private.

      Remarks written on his muster record include: "Time and place of birth, Sept. 15, 1829, Sweden. Parents, Andrew and Rehriotring [?][handwriting difficult to read], married, farmers." The ledger also notes that he had grey eyes, dark hair, and was 5 ft 7 inches tall.

      The ledger notes his birthdate/place as 15 September 1829 in Sweden; the enlistment bounty paid by the town of $100; his enlistment date of 22 August 1862 and muster in of 27 September 1862. It notes that he was present at the battles of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Chattanooga, and Rock Federal Ridge. It states he was discharged 17 June 1865 with a post office address of Brockton, NY. Finally, it notes that his parents names were Andrew and Christine.

  • Sources 
    1. [S153] Census, 1880, Roll 816.

    2. [S154] NY Muster Roll, 154th Infantry, A-F, Box 260, page 24; cites specific birth date.

    3. [S155] NY Civil War Clerk Reg, Chataqua, Hanover-Villenova, image 117.

    4. [S236] Chautauqua Co NY Proceeding of Administration, V 6-7 1880-1892, page 458, July 13 1885.
      Probate order dated July 13, 1885 states date and place of death as April 5 1885 in Portland, and that he died intestate. His widow August T. Anderson was granted Letters of Administration. His daughter Anna L. Anderson is shown to be 14 years of age.

    5. [S153] Census, 1880, Portland, Chautauqua, NY: Roll: 816; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 068.
      Charles' birthplace is shown as Sweden, and he is 50 years old; his parents' birthplaces are also listed as Sweden. His occupation is listed as "farmer". Daughter Anna L. Anderson is shown as 9 years old.