Anderson, William L

Name: Anderson, William L
Burial Date: 1925, 12/15
Age at Death: 85
Plot Location: 074 H
Notes: husband of Mary Josephine(Selfridge)

Died at Roswell, NM
War: Civil War

When William L Anderson was born in January 1842 in Illinois, his father, David, was 33 and his mother, Julia, was 24. He married Mary J Selfridge on November 15, 1870. They had five children in 15 years. He died in 1925 in Roswell, New Mexico, at the age of 83.

Obituary Sterling Bulletin, 12/11/1925

W.L. Anderson was born in Athens, IL, January 23, 1840 and died in Roswell, New Mexico, December 11, aged 85 years, 10 months and 12 days, leaving two sons and two daughters to mourn his death: Arthur Anderson and Mrs. Nannie Salee, of Roswell; J.E.Anderson, of Sterling; and Mrs. Jennie Tharp, of Ford. His wife, Mary Josephine Anderson, preceded him in death, August 17, 1907, and was laid to rest in Cottonwood cemetery.

Mr. Anderson served as a soldier in the Civil War.

The body was brought to Sterling, Monday evening, and funeral services were held from the home of his son, J.E.Anderson, Tuesday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Steele. The body was laid to rest in Cottonwood cemetery beside his wife.


Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head


Marital Status: Widowed; Relation to Head of House: Brother


William L Anderson lived in Sterling, Kansas, in 1915.