"I did notice poking around that some of the Court work back then was handled i Cass Co have you tried there? Not every township had Courts early on, many were taken to the nearest Court of Record, for Criminal trails ."
"wow, then I see why the papers didn't run it..even then they would(the courts) have done their best to protect the child and family...in 1886 the family probably would have had to leave the area, which for the wife and children might not…"
"Yeah I have a lot of this information. Have been corresponding with Dotty for a couple of weeks. We have the Anamosa prion records showing that he was there. I have also contacted Anamosa to see if there are other records there that they…"
"In case you don't already have the following:
Robert Thomas Anderson
Birth: Jul. 13, 1830 Freeport Armstrong County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Nov. 1, 1898 Atlantic Cass CountyIowa, USA
Family links: Spouses: Mary E. Cunningham Anderson (1836 -…"
"Well what ever it was it didn't make the papers and most criminal acts did, real and made up.. how odd......how do you know he was there, famikly lore or is there some paper work you have that lists him?"
"name: Robert T. Anderson gender: Male burial date: burial place: Atlantic, Iowa death date: 01 Nov 1898 death place: Grove Twp., Cass, Iowa age: 68 birth date: 1830 birthplace: Pennsylvania occupation: Frmer race: marital status: Married…"
"Iowa State Census, 1885 for Robert T Anderson
name: Robert T Anderson event: Census event year: 1885 event place: Atlantic, Cass, Iowa gender: Male age: 54 estimated birth year: 1831 family number: 112 page: 17 line number: 16 film number: 1021449…"
"ok, 1880 Census..
Surname GivenName Age Sex Race Birthplace State County Location Year
ANDERSON AGNES 38 W SCOT IA CEDAR FAIRFIELD 1880
Husband Robert, farmer age49
Frank (can't read)
"He was married to Agnes Duncan who was his second wife. This was her second marriage as well and she was previously married to George Lowe in Tarves, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was first married to a Mary Cunningham. They had William, who…"
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