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Anderson, C. B., of Newbern, Va.


Biographical Note

C. B. Anderson was a general store owner in Newbern (Pulaski County), Virginia. His records provide little further information regarding his personal life. An obituary supplies the following information regarding Charles Blanton Anderson Sr., a resident of Newbern, to whom these items most likely belonged: The son of Joseph Larkin Anderson (a blacksmith) and Susan Rebecca Keffer Anderson, Charles Blanton Anderson Sr. was born in Pulaski County on January 14, 1857. Anderson married Stella Austin, and the couple had four children: Walter Anderson, C. B. Anderson Jr., Mrs. Frank M. Akers, and Stella Anderson. His obituary reports that Anderson was a graduate of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College's class of 1886, but no other record of his attendance could be found. Anderson died following a short illness from pneumonia on May 16, 1945.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

C. B. Anderson Account Book

Identifier: Ms-2011-086

The C. B. Anderson Account Book contains the accounting information and merchandise sales of C. B. Anderson of Newbern, Virginia. Entries date from 1907 through 1909.

Dates: 1907 - 1909

C. B. Anderson Records

Identifier: Ms-1989-083

This collection includes a daybook, business journal, ledgers, and notes of C. B. Anderson [Charles Blanton Anderson, Sr.?], a general store owner in Newbern (Pulaski County), Virginia.

Dates: 1884 - 1910

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Ledgers (account books) 1
Pulaski County (Va.) 1