Chief William Anderson

CHIEF WILLIAM ANDERSON
b. 1750-60, Ohio or Pennsylvania, to a Delaware Indian and a white trader named Anderson
d. October 1831, Kansas

m. about 1780 the widow of Twee Hul Lah Lah, who was the sister of Captain Patterson
d. after 1784

Children:

  • Se So Cum (bef. 1780-1825)
  • Me King Ees (aft. 1780-ca. 1862)
  • Sar Cox Le (1784-ca. 1886)

The family came to Anderson’s Town on the White River in Madison County about 1798. They left in 1820. The tribe was first moved to Missouri, then Kansas, then later to Oklahoma. Se So Cum was killed in Arkansas by Osage Indians while on a hunting party. Anderson, a Chief of the Delaware, died just a year after the tribe moved from Missouri to Kansas.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN

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