Re: Bloody Bill's Family in KS
- I am still waiting to hear from someone in Lyon Co KS concerning
Bloody Bill and his family. Fran--- In
BloodyBillMysterySolvedGroup@yahoogroups.com, "Fran Bolton"
> New developments are in the works. I will hopefully have an update
> the end of this week. FRAN BOLTON--- Inthe
> BloodyBillMysterySolvedGroup@yahoogroups.com, "Fran Bolton"
> <Jfrbol@> wrote:
> > I have tried unsucessfully to find a copy of the history of Anges
> > City, Lyon Co KS, written by Don Schiesser, per this message on
> > MO Civil War board:wife
> > http://history-sites.com/cgi-bin/bbs53x/mocwmb/arch_config.pl?
> > read=10481
> > Excerpt:
> > "I have written the history of my area in Agnes City, Lyon Co. Ks
> > including the William C. Anderson family that consisted of his
> > Martha G, sons William T, Ellis, James M., Charles and daughterswhere
> > Mary, Susan and Martha Anderson. Their cabin was 5 miles from
> > live. Martha G was struck by lightning June 28,1860, William C.
> > murdered by A.I.Baker May 12, 1862. Charles died of heat stroke14
> > between 1860 and 1862.Susan Josephine died in the building in Kc
> > Aug14, 1863. William T. died at Orrick Mo. on Oct 26, 1864. Ellisburied
> > left after 1860 for Iowa according to Eli Sewells interview in
> > He is a primary source. When William C. was murdered he was taken
> > Withingtons cemetery, Allen Ks. (On the Santa Fe Trail) and
> > there. Primary source, Jacob Vanatta who wrote an article tellingas
> > about the death as he was there when it happened and was on the
> > inquest. Mrs Anderson was also buried in the Withington Cemetery
> > Gilbert Sweet in a 1934 interview was at her funeral"family
> > This is not William Columbus Anderson's family, this is the
> > story of William T Bloody Bill Anderson before he became thenewspaper
> > he was noted for during the Civil War until his death in 1864.
> > In our files, thanks to Gay Mathis, we have a copy of the
> > article telling of Bloody Bill's father's death, shot by a manwho
> > accused him and his son/sons of stealing some of his horses, adays
> > of a newspaper article about how Bill turned himself in a few
> > later, but fearing the authorities could not protect him from anMO",
> > angry mob planning to hang him, he "gave bail and started for
> > copy of the probate, and a copy of a list of his belongings for
> > probate, thanks to Clay Riley.Lyon
> > His father's 1862 probate lists his heirs:
> > Son James
> > Daughters Mary Ellen, Susan Josephine, and Martha Jane, all of
> > Co KS.were
> > Son William, age 21, "at present of parts unknown".
> > Again, these are not William Columbus Anderson's siblings, nor
> > both his parents buried by 1862 in KS.TX,
> > William Columbus' father died sometime after the 1870 census in
> > his mother is listed as a Widow on the 1880 Brown Co TX census,in
> > the home of his brother David Q Anderson.
> > FRAN BOLTON