Historical Rosters Database
Francis Thomas AndersonRoster ID 1243
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1872|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Francis Thomas Anderson, Jr. Class of 1872: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 6, 1848, probably in Glenwood, Rockbridge Co. Va. Father- Judge Francis Thomas Anderson; Mother- Mary Ann Alexander. Pat. Grandfather- Col. William Anderson; Pat. Grandmother- Anne Thomas. Mat. Grandfather- Andrew Alexander; Mat. Grandmother- Anne Dandridge Aylett. Married- Rosa Bruce, daughter of Thomas Bruce and Nannie Carrington Clark of Tarover, Halifax Co. Va. Children- 1- Rosa Bruce Anderson, who married Charley McCulloch; 2- Nannie Carrington Anderson; 3- Mary Aylett Anderson, who married Andrew Warwick; 4- Francis Thomas Anderson, who married Eugenia Carter; 5- Eliza Williams Anderson; 6- Thomas Bruce Anderson, who married Blanche Hughes; 7- William Andrew Anderson; 8- Isabelle Graham Anderson; 9- Dorothea Dandridge Anderson. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 2, 1865, originally in the Class of 1868; only attended 1 year and 7 months out of 3 sessions; Readmitted into the 4th Class (Freshman Class) Feb. 6, 1868 as a member of the Class of 1872; Resigned sometime around 1869. Military Record: Served with the VMI Corps of Cadets in the trenches at Richmond until April, 1865. Careers: Farmer; clerk; businessman. Died- date of death unknown. Still alive in 1910.|