+Mary Ann 1824-

Mary Ann Anderson daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Anderson of Shittleheugh, Elsdon
Shittleheugh

From ancestry.co.uk added by Carolyn 17 April 2015

Name: Mary Ann Anderson
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 27 Jun 1825
Baptism Date: 24 Jul 1825
Baptism Place: Presbyterian,Birdhope Craig,Northumberland,England
Father: Robert Anderson
Mother: Elisabeth

As said elsewhere our branch of the Anderson clan can be traced back as far as John and Isabel Anderson lived at Clennell Mill  then Barrow Mill, both near Alwinton in Upper Coquetdale in the mid 1700s.   Their son John b 1743 (our direct ancestor) took over Barrow Mill but their other son Mathew b 1739 (uncle of “our Matthew”) moved south about 8 miles away across a desolate moorland to Shittleheugh near Otterburn in Redesdale.  This was a move into a better, more open farming area.

Later Ephraim, son of  “our Matthew” would marry the granddaughter of Mathew who moved to Shittleheugh.

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