John Anderson and Family


John Anderson died Feb. 3, 1886 aged 66 years. Also Mary, his wife, died Jan. 3, 1895 aged 77 years.

Rachel I., wife of Samuel Owen, died May 4, 1886, aged 42 years. Also Mary Anderson, died May 3, 1864 aged 2 years & 6 months.

John A. Jewett, 1886-1951

Arch. H. Jewett, 1841-1922, Eliza J., 1852-1928

Footstones: "Mother" and "Father."

John Anderson, liquor dealer and grocer, owned property on George Street extending from Regent Street halfway down the block to St. John Street. He was born in Ireland and his wife in Wales. They attended the Kirk. One daughter, Rachel Isabelle, married Samuel Owen who had a dry goods store in Fredericton for many years. Another daughter, Eliza Jane, married Archibald Henry Jewett, a son of David Jewett and grandson of the Loyalist Daniel Jewett. John Anderson Jewett was their son.

This lot, #84, was originally fenced with tall cement posts and an iron rail. Samuel Owen’s little daughter, Mary, was the first to be buried in this lot.