John Kennedy
Christian Carmichael
Alexander Anderson
Catherine Kennedy
(Abt 1794-1838)

Duncan Richard Anderson


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Ann Jane Rutherford

Duncan Richard Anderson 36,37,57,77,78,79,80,81,82,83

  • Born: 5 Feb 1825, Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co., Ontario 36,37,78,84,85,86,87,88,89
  • Christened: 27 Feb 1825
  • Marriage: Ann Jane Rutherford on 13 Dec 1851 in S. Monaghan, Northumberland, Ontario
  • Died: 13 Jan 1905, Nash, Glenwood Twp., Walsh Cty., ND aged 79 78,86,90,91,92,93
  • Buried: 16 Jan 1905, Grafton, N. Dakota 93,94

bullet  General Notes:

1851 Census, S. Monaghan, Ontario, National Archives of Canada, film C-11740, page 27
Duncan Anderson, farmer, b Canada, age 24, Presbyterian
Ann Anderson, b. Canada, age 22
Lilley Rutherford, age 16, Jane Rutherford, age 1
on 600 acres of land, 1 storey log house.
(note , this Jane Rutherford, age 1 next birthday very likely is the baby Jane Anderson and is not necessarily the daughter of Lilley Rutherford.. note by jca as suggested by Pam Wiedmann)
("A baby, Ann Jane, was born to Ann Jane (Rutherford) and Duncan Anderson in 1850" , note by Pam Wiedmann, of Phoenix, Arizona, Feb 20, 2001.)
1861 Census, S. Monaghan, Ontario, National Archives of Canada, film C-1055, page 12
Duncan Anderson, farmer, b. Ireland (wrong.. jca), Free Church, age 34
Ann Anderson, b. Canada, Free Church, age 30
Jane b. Canada age 10, William age 9, Richard age 7, Cathrine age 6, Alexander age 4, John age 2
( note Free Church is Presbyterian)
1871 Census, S. Monaghan, Ontario, National Archives of Canada, film # C9986, page 20
Duncan Anderson, farmer, b. Ontario, Scottish, Presbyterian, age 47
Ann Anderson, B. Ontario, Scottish, age 44
Jane age 20, William age 18, Richard age 16, Cathrine age 13, Alexander age 12, John age 11, James age 3, Joseph age 1.
McGill University Canadian County Atlas Digital Project

Full record for Anderson, Duncan
Last NameAnderson
First NameDuncan
TownshipMonaghan South
Atlas Date1878

Concession and LotLot size
II, 1650
1880 census, Pembina County, ND, National Archives Film # T9-0114, LDS FHL film # 1254114, page 84C

Duncan Anderson, occupation farming, married, Race W, age 56, born Canada, father and mother b. Scotland
Ann Anderson, married, wife, age 50, born Canada, father and mother b. Scotland

Wlliam Anderson, occ farming, son, single, age 28, born Canada, parents b. Canada
Richard Anderson, occ farming, son, single,age 26, born Canada
Alexander Anderson, occ farming, son, single, age 24, born Canada
John Anderson, occ farming, son, single, age 22, born Canada
James Anderson, occ at home, son, single, age 12, born Canada
Joseph Anderson, son, age 10, born Canada
1900 census, Glenwood township, Walsh County, N. Dakota, enumeration district 210, sheet 8, line 4

Anderson, Duncan, Head, white, male, Feb 1826, age 73, married, number of years married: 50, Place of birth: Canada Eng. , father: Scotland, mother: Scotland, year of immigration: 1882, number of years: 18, occupation: Landlord, can read and write

Anderson, Ann, Wife, white, female, birth Jan 1835, age 65, married, number of years married: 50, number of children: 8, number still living : 7, born Canada Eng., father: Scotland, mother: Scotland, year of immigration: 1882, number of years: 18, can read and write
Notes: extracted from "A Family Tree of Some Of The Descendants of Alexander Anderson and Catherine Kennedy Being the Generations of Duncan R. Anderson and his Wife Ann" by Hazel Anderson of Toronto, Ontario, Canada dated 1976, and referring to the family of Duncan R. Anderson and Ann Jane Rutherford.. "The above names may not be in the correct order of age in some cases but I believe that the first one, WILLIAM, was the eldest. Also, I have been informed that he was the first one to leave Ontario for Dakota, and the others followed, with the exception of Ann Jane, who was the only one who remained in Ontario. " note by Hazel Anderson, 1976.
OBITUARY: Duncan R. Anderson, 1905, Grafton, North Dakota,
Duncan Anderson, another of Walsh county's pioneer citizens, passed away on Friday, Jan 13, aged 83 years. Death was caused from a cold which settled on his lungs. Deceased came to Walsh county in the spring of 1880, and filed on land two miles west of what is now Nash. All these years he has made that place his home. He was a good citizen and neighbor and his death is mourned by a large circle of friends. He leaves six sons and one daughter. The funeral was held on Monday, Jan 16, at the farm house.
BIOGRAPHY: Walsh Heritage, Walsh County, North Dakota, page 355
Duncan Anderson
Duncan Anderson and his wife, Ann Jane Rutherford, were married in Ontario. They immigrated to Dakota Territory some time before 1880 and settled on Sections 23 and 26 in Glenwood Township. They were the parents of eight children: Jane, William, Richard, Catherine, Alexander, John, James and Joseph Richard. Jane and Catherine remained in Canada.
Duncan was born Feb 5, 1822, in Canada and died Jan 13, 1905, at his home. He is buried in Grafton City Cemetery next to his wife Ann. She was born in 1829 and died Feb 27, 1903. His son, Joseph, lived across the road from him and took care of him in his later years. Duncan and Ann were Presbyterians and Duncan's occupation was farming. Dick, John, and Alexander lived on adjoining farms. Submitted by Allen Anderson.

bullet  Research Notes:

Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records.

Accession/Serial #: NDMTAA 099888 BLM Serial #: NDMTAA 099888


Acres: 160
Metes/Bounds: No

Title Transfer
Issue Date: 10/20/1884
Land Office: Montana State Office
Cancelled: No
U.S. Reservations: No
Mineral Reservations: No

Document Nr.: 6334
Accession/Serial Nr.: NDMTAA 099888
BLM Serial Nr.: NDMTAA 099888

Aliquot Parts/ Sec.Block/ Township/ Range/Meridian/State/ Counties


SESE 23/ 158-N 54-W 5thPM ND Walsh
N½NE 26/ 158-N 54-W 5thPM ND Walsh
SENE 26/ 158-N 54-W 5thPM ND Walsh


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Residence, 1851, South Monaghan Twp, ON. 95

• Immigration, 1880, Spring, from Ontario to N. Dakota. 96

• Residence, 1885, Walsh County, N. Dakota. 37

• Residence, 1900, Glenwood twp, Walsh County, N. Dakota.


Duncan married Ann Jane Rutherford, daughter of Richard Rutherford and Jane Nichol, on 13 Dec 1851 in S. Monaghan, Northumberland, Ontario. (Ann Jane Rutherford was born about Jan 1826 in Ontario, Canada,36,37,78,97,98 died on 27 Feb 1903 in Nash, Walsh Cty., N. Dakota, USA 94,99,100 and was buried in Grafton N. Dakota 100.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Reference Number:5

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