Photos Submitted by: Franklin Anderson
& Marguerite Berry-Jackson
Emily Anderson - Daughter of John Anderson
Jacob Aexander & Marion Anderson
According to The Old Settlers: A Nation Within Itself, Jacob Alexander Anderson, Sr., born in what is now Anderson City, North Carolina. He was taken to Canada by his Uncle John Anderson. There he resided and married one Lady Cooper, and of this union four children were born. At a very early age, Jacob, Jr., his brothers Will and Joe and sister Lucinda were brought to Mecosta, Michigan, where he had heard their Uncle John Anderson had repatriated. This is where Jacob Jr. spend his childhood. Later in his teens he migrated to Detroit and sought labor. The picture above shows Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Anderson in front of their house in Riverview, Michigan.
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