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537. John William ANTHONY715 was born on 12 November 1841 in Evington, Campbell County, Virginia.14 He served in the military Sgt, Co B, 11th VA Regt in 1861 in Civil War. He died on 8 November 1920 at the age of 78.

No year given in the Bible record. Married by Rev. W. F. Bain

Served in the Confederate Army, enlisting at Yellow Branch VA, 23 Apr 1861, as a sergeant in Company B, o the 11th VA Regt under command of Maj. Robert Saunders. He was wounded in the arm at the battle of Seven Pines and in the leg at the second Battle of Manassas.

He inherited his father's home plantation "Walnut Hill". He and Emma are buried there.

John William ANTHONY and Emma Reid ARNOLD were married on 17 December 1874.111 Emma Reid ARNOLD died in 1914.

Emma was the daughter of Col. Dulancy Reid Arnold, whose estate Cedar Hill was neighbor to Walnut Hill.

John William ANTHONY and Emma Reid ARNOLD had the following children:

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Martha Davis ANTHONY was born on 11 March 1876.111 She died in 1952 at the age of 76.716

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Bernard ANTHONY was born on 22 May 1877.111 He died on 2 April 1896 at the age of 18.716

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Annie Idoline ANTHONY716 was born on 6 May 1880.111

Annie graduated from Randolph Macon College and studied at the University of Virginia and Johns-Hopkins. She had a wide experience in college teaching. She was supervisor of schools, Carroll Co VA.

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Charlie ANTHONY716 was born on 23 February 1883.111 She died on 29 April 1966 at the age of 83.716

Charlie, like her sister Annie, graduated from Randolph-Macon Collegge and was a teacher. Neither married and both retired to Walnut Hill.

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John William ANTHONY Jr..

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Reid Arnold ANTHONY.

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Callie ANTHONY was born on 8 November 1892.111 She died on 15 February 1893 at the age of 0.111

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[Son] ANTHONY (private).