John Reuben Anderson
and Lucy Burke

John Reuben Anderson b 1800 Scott Co VA d about 1843 Pike Co KY; m. 9 Feb 1924 Scott Co VA to Lucy Burke b 9 Aug 1800; d/o John Burke and Mary Stevens. Children of John Reuben Anderson and Lucy Burke;

1. Susanna Anderson b 1825 VA; m. 26 Nov 1843 Pike Co KY to John Martin Johnson b about 1824 VA; s/o Rev John Johnson and Grace Miller.

2. James "Jim" Anderson b 1829 Washington Co VA d 25 Dec 1938 Letcher Co KY; m. 1851 to Jane Perlina Potter b 8 Apr 1831 Pike Co KY d 8 Dec 1918; d/o Isaac Potter and Mary Polly Houston.

Letcher Co., KY. Letcher County Court Dec. Term 1883, will probated. (Book 1, page 31). He leaves the farm to his wife Jane and all the property and household furniture. At her death the land and all chattle and Household goods to be equally divided among the heirs leaving out Elcaney Newsome an his wife Mary Anderson. He mentions in the will the conditional line made between James Anderson and Elcanie Newsome so he apparently had already given Mary and her husband some of his land. Witness: Abraham Potter (brother of Jane Perlina Potter), Thomas Hall. Jane: Her paternal grandfather was Abraham Potter

3. Lydia Anderson b 1831 in VA; m. (1) to Unknown; m. (2) to Solomon Quillen. Lydia Anderson m. 27 Jun 1855 Letcher Co KY to (3) Solomon Yonts b 1834 Pike Co KY

4. Mary Ann Anderson b (twin to Nancy) 7 Dec 1833 VA or TN; m. 2 Jan 1847 (by Abraham Cantrell) to John Mac Hill b 23 Dec 1824 NC d 28 Oct 1909; (marriage bond signed by John Hall and John W Belcher); s/o William Hill and Nancy Lyons.

5. Nancy Anderson b 7 Dec 1833 (twin to Mary A) VA d 15 Jan 1899 Pike Co KY; buried Soward's Cemetery, Lick Fork, Beefhide Creek, Pike Co KY; m. about 1850 to (1) Marston G. Clay b. ca 1830, Pike Co, KY d about 1855; s/o John Clay and Anna Amelia Elswick. Nancy Anderson m. about 1858 to (2) James Clevinger Mullins, b. 1835 KY; occupation, farmer; s/o James Mullins and Eleander Clevinger.

6. Reuben Cantrell b 1834 VA (see census)

7. Isaac Anderson (Cantrell?) b 1835 VA (is he the Isaac found in 1850 Pike Co KY Census; listed as Isaac Cantrell in household of his mother and 2nd husband, Abraham Cantrell?)

8. Thomas Anderson b 1835 Pike Co KY; m. 22/29 Sept 1859 Wise Co VA to Sarah "Sally" Osborne b Apr 1840 Wise Co VA; d/o James Osborne and Mary Unknown.

9. John M Anderson b 1837 KY; m. Louisa Quillen b about 1843, Letcher Co KY; d/o William Quillen and Nancy Yonts. Children of John M Anderson and Louisa Quillen:

i. Reuben Anderson, b 5 May 1858 d 19 Jun 1909; buried Baker Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Colson, Letcher Co KY; m. 18 Apr 1882, Letcher Co KY to Nancy Hall b 1 Jan 1859 d 12 Aug 1949; buried Baker Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Colson, Letcher Co KY.

ii. William Anderson b Mar 1885

10. Lucy Anderson b 1838 KY; m. John F Warrick

11. Moses Anderson (twin to Aaron) b 10 Feb 1840 KY was living with his mother in the 1870 Pike Co KY Census.

12. Aaron Anderson (twin to Moses) b 10 Feb 1840 KY d 21 Mar 1917; buried Hall Cemetery, Fleming, Letcher Co KY; m. 1863 to Nancy Elizabeth Hall b 1839 KY; buried Hall Cemetery, Fleming, Letcher Co KY; d/o Reuben Hall and Mahala Bentley.


Lucy Burke and
Abraham Cantrell

Lucy Burke b 9 Aug 1800; d/o John Burke and Mary Stevens. Lucy Burke m. 23 Jul 1848 Letcher Co KY to (2) Abraham Cantrell Sr b 1774 Guilford Co NC d Dec 1858 Pike Co KY; s/o Isaac Thornton Cantrell and Mary Linder.

1850 Pike Co KY Census:
2 222 222 Cantrell Abraham 70 M B Minister 400 NC
3 222 222 Cantrell Lucy 55 F VA X
4 222 222 Anderson James 22 M Labourer VA X
5 222 222 Anderson Lydia 18 F VA
6 222 222 Anderson Nancey 17 F VA
7 222 222 Anderson Thos 15 M Labourer KY
8 222 222 Anderson John 13 M KY
9 222 222 Anderson Lucy 12 F KY
10 222 222 Anderson Moses 10 M KY REMARKS: probable twin to Aron
11 222 222 Anderson Aron 10 M KY REMARKS: probable twin to Moses
12 222 222 Cantrell Isaac 18 M Labourer VA
13 222 222 Cantrell Reuben 16 M VA


Abraham Cantrell
and Ann Bennett

Abraham Cantrell Sr b 1774 Guilford Co NC d Dec 1858 Pike Co KY; s/o Isaac Thornton Cantrell and Mary Linder. Abraham Cantrell Sr m. 1802 Spartanburg District, SC Ann Bennett b 1774 Spartanburg SC d about 1825 Pike Co KY. Children of Abraham Cantrell and Ann Bennett;

1. John Henry Cantrell b 1805 Spartanburg SC d Pike Co KY; m. 20 Mar 1828 to Agnes Phipps b 1795 VA d 1849; d/o James Phipps. Children of John Henry Cantrell and Agnes Phipps;

i. Hiram Cantrell b 1836 Pike Co KY

ii. Elizabeth Cantrell b 1839 KY d 1861; m. 16 Apr 1855 to Abraham C Cantrell b 20 Jan 1837 Pike Co KY d 13 Feb 1928 Charleston, Kanawha Co WV; s/o Hiram Cantrell and Nancy Mullins.

iii. William "Bill" Cantrell b 1847 Pike Co KY; m. 2 Aug 1866 Wise Co VA Armida Cantrell b 4 Apr 1850 Pike Co KY d 19 Nov 1914 Wise Co VA; buried Levi Cantrell Cemetery, Bold Camp, Bond, Wise Co VA; d/o Hiram Cantrell and Nancy Mullins. Armida Cantrell m. 1878 Wise Co VA to Isham Mullins b 1855.

2. Mary Polly Cantrell b 1807 Spartanburg SC.

3. Abraham Cantrell Jr b 1809 VA d 1835 Wise Co VA; m. 20 Mar 1828 Pike Co KY to Sarah Kilgore b 14 Apr 1815 Scott Co VA; d/o Ralph Kilgore and Nancy Gray. Sarah Kilgore m. 7 Jan 1839 Pike Co KY to Levi Monroe Potter b 5 Jul 1817 NC d 20 Feb 1896 Shelby Gap KY; s/o Benjamin Potter and Susannah Hollingworth.

4. Hiram Cantrell b 31 Oct 1812 Spartanburg SC d 4 Apr 1856 Pound, Wise Co VA; of consumption; buried Levi Cantrell Cemetery, Bold Camp, Wise Co VA; m. 1826 to Polly Elswick b 1789 d 1833. Hiram Cantrell m. 14 Mar 1832 Wise Co VA to Nancy Mullins b 1814 Pike Co KY d 14 Apr 1885 Wise Co VA


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