Family of William Dudley Anderson and Mary Rodgers


Married Husband William Dudley Anderson ( b. April 23, 1867 d. March 19, 1932 )
Married Wife Mary Rodgers ( b. February 23, 1866 d. November 11, 1897 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage June 28, 1887 Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States   1a 2

Application for Marriage License:

parties are unrelated by blood or marriage
Dudley Anderson, age 21, residing in Baltimore, Maryland; parents:. M. J. Morrow -H T Anderson (dec'd)
Mary Kelly, age 21, residing in Cleveland, Ohio; parents: P.H. Kelly (father) Mrs E Rodgers
Date of death of woman's former husband, if any: None
Date of death of divorce of woman at any time: None
[similar information for groom]
Occupation of man: Performer in show
Occupation of woman: Performer in show

Dudley Anderson and Mary Kelly, appeared before me [and swore the above statements are true], a Justice of the Peace, County of Venango, at Oil City, 28th of Jun AD 1887, signed J. L Dorworth, Dudley Anderson, and Mary Kelly. Filed Jun 28, 1887.

According to Dudley Anderson/Robert Carroll's 1930 census, Dudley was married first at age 21, making this marriage to Mary Rodgers his first one.

Marriage Certificate
I Jno N. MacGonigle, hereby certify, that on the 28th day of June, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, at Oil City, Dudley Anderson and Mary Kelly were by me united in marriage in accordance ...
Signed Jno N MacGonigle, filed Jun 29th, 1887


"Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 Feb 2014), Dudley Anderson and Mary Kelly, 28 Jun 1887; citing , Venango, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 912285.

Name Birth Date Death Date
Edward Andrew AndersonAugust 16, 1888May 20, 1970

Source References

  1. 1900 United States Federal Census
      • Page: T623, roll 1257, page 177, 26th Ward, Cleveland
      • Confidence: Very High
      • General:

        Marriage date estimated from son Eddie's age on this census.

  2. Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885 - 1950