From ancestry.co.uk added by Carolyn 17 April 2015
Name: Mary Ann Anderson
Birth Date: 27 Jun 1825
Baptism Date: 24 Jul 1825
Baptism Place: Presbyterian,Birdhope Craig,Northumberland,England
Father: Robert Anderson
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.