Alabama Pioneers Honored

BIOGRAPHY – Alabama pioneer Alfred Anderson was born on September 2, 1800, in Maryland





Greene and Lowndes Counties, Alabama

Alfred Anderson was born in Rockville, Maryland, September 2, 1800, and died in Lowndesboro, November 29, 1849. He was the son of Col. Richard and Anne (Wallace) Anderson, of Maryland; grandson of Richard, Sr., and Priscilla (Briscoe) Anderson, and of William and Susannah (Young) Wallace, all of Maryland, both families furnishing revolutionary soldiers to the Maryland line.

He was educated in the Rockville schools and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with the degree of M. D. He moved to South Carolina in the early thirties, and from there to Livingston.

Later he acquired property in Lowndes County and located in Lowndesboro, where he resided until his death. He was an Episcopalian.

In 1840, he married at Brewersville, near Livingston, Elizabeth Ann Bolling, (b. Jan 15, 1816-d. Sep 18, 1859) daughter of Henry and Susannah (Brewer) Bolling, the latter the widow of Samuel Bolling, brother of Henry and both members of the distinguished Bolling family of Virginia.

They had the following children:

  1. Richard Henry Anderson, deceased by 1904;
  2. Susan Juliet Anderson (b. July 17, 1843-d. Mar. 10, 1904) m. Dr. William Bonnell Hall, Sr.

Dr. Alfred Anderson is buried in Oakview Cemetery in Lowndesboro, Lowndes County, Alabama along with his wife and daughter.


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