James Anderson

M, #7794, b. 1 December 1827, d. 6 July 1866
     James Anderson was born on 1 December 1827.1 He was the son of James Anderson and Christian Bruce. James Anderson was baptized on 7 December 1827 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Anderson, 20; Christina Anderson, 40; Ann Anderson, 15; James Anderson, 14; Wm Anderson, 11.2
He was a fisherman. He married Helen Clark at Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 October 1853. He was the informant for, and present at, Helen Anderson's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 12 February 1864.3 James died on 6 July 1866 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 38.4


  1. [S6404] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "James Anderson, male. Birth: 01 DEC 1827. Christening: 07 DEC 1827 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Anderson. Mother: Christian Bruce."
  2. [S6408] 1841, Scottish Census, "James Anderson, male, age 14, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S6416] Helen Anderson née Clark, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Anderson (Married to James Anderson, Fisherman), died 1864, February Twelfth 7h A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female, 35 years. Father: Charles Clark Fisherman, Mother: Ann Clark M.S. Marshall. Cause of death: Typhus - 20 days, Inflammation of Lungs - 10 days, As Cert. by James Wilson L.F.P.S.G. Informant: James Anderson, Widower, present. Registered: 1864, February 15th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  4. [S6413] James Anderson, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Anderson, Fisherman (Widower of Helen Clark), died 1866, July Sixth 5h P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male, 36 years, Father: James Anderson Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Christian Anderson M.S. Bruce, Cause of death: Softening of his brain, Three weeks, As Cert. by Hugh Sharp A.M. M.Pr.C.L. of Eng., Informant: George Anderson, Cousin, Not present, Portknockie, Registered: 1866, July 7th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming Registrar."