William Anderson

M, #2581, b. 6 September 1866, d. 27 May 1934
     William Anderson was born on 6 September 1866 at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Anderson and Helen Garden. His family was known by the tee-name of "Coy".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 34 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Anderson, head; Helen Anderson, wife; William Anderson, son; John Anderson, son; Helen Anderson, daughter; James Anderson, son (sic); George Anderson, father; Jane Anderson, mother.2
William Anderson was a fisherman. He married Margaret Ann Slater at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 December 1891.3 He was the informant for Anne McLean Anderson's birth at 94½ Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 1 December 1898.4,5
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that William Anderson lived at Mizpah, 2 Seafield Terrace, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.6,7 William died on 27 May 1934 at 12 Grant Street, Buckie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 67.8,7 He was buried after 27 May 1934 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.9

Children of William Anderson and Margaret Ann Sclater


  1. [S1917] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "William Anderson, male. Birth: 06 SEP 1866 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Anderson. Mother: Helen Garden."
  2. [S5269] 1871, Scottish Census, "William Anderson, son, male, age 4, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 34 Portknockie."
  3. [S5148] William Anderson to Margaret Ann Slater, Marriage entry, "1891 on the Fourth day of December at Seafield Church. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Anderson Fisherman (Bachelor), Age 25, Usual residence: Portknockie, Father: James Anderson "Coy" Fisherman, Mother: Helen Anderson M.S. Garden (Deceased). Margaret Ann Slater Fisher-girl (Spinster), Age 24, Usual residence: Portknockie, Father: George Slater Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Slater M.S Mair (Deceased). James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield, James Anderson Witness, George Mair "Dear" Witness. Registered: 1891 December 5th At Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S5884] Anne McLean Anderson, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Anne McLean Anderson, 1898, December First 9h 0m P.M. at 94½ Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: William Anderson, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Anne Anderson M. S. Slater, married 1890 December 7th in Seafield. Informant: William Anderson, Father. Registered: 1898, December 22nd at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  5. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  6. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 74: PORTKNOCKIE, "Anderson, Wm, 2 Seafield Terrace", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, SEAFIELD TERRACE, "2, John Anderson, fisherman; Wm. G. Anderson, fisherman; Wm. Anderson."
  7. [S3392] Anne Anderson, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Anne Anderson of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  8. [S5143] William Anderson, Death and lair data, "NM021113, William Anderson, c. 1867 to 27 MAY 1934. Date of Birth : c. 1867. Spouse's Name : Margaret Ann Slater. Headstone Ref : H193. Date of Death : 27 MAY 1934. Place of Death : 12 Grant Street, Buckie."
  9. [S5145] Margaret Ann Slater "Hasser" and William Anderson William Anderson "Coy", Monumental inscription, "Treasured memories of WILLIAM ANDERSON (COY) 1866 - 1934, MARGARET ANN SLATER (HASSER) 1867 - 1937, and their son WILLIAM 1905 - 1911."