Artemus Lafayette (Fate) Anderson
- Born: Jul 1882, Georgia
- Marriage: Minnie Lee Morgan circa 1907 in Richmond Co., GA
- Died: Dec 1911, Richmond Co., Georgia at age 29
- Buried: Mt. Lebanon Church Cemetery, Augusta , Richmond Co., GA
See general notes on his grand father, Edward S. Anderson, for 1900 census facts.
The 1910 Federal Census for Richmond Co., GA, Militia District 123, District 75 records Art (25 - GA/GA/GA) and Minnie L. (27 - GA/GA/GA) Anderson with their son, Meredith L. (1 - GA/GA/GA). Art and Minnie have been married for 3 years and have had 1 child. Art is a sewing machine agent.
The 1920 Federal Census for Augusta, Richmond Co., GA, District 111 records the widow Minnie L. Anderson (37) and her son Meredith (11).
There is a WWI Draft Registration Card from Richmond Co., GA dated Sept 12, 1918 for Lafayette Anderson who is listed as born July 2, 1882. This appears to be "our" Lafayette Anderson although he lists his wife as Anna Anderson and they are living in Hephzibah, Richmond Co., GA. Lafayette's physical description is medium height with stout build and brown eyes and dark hair. He signs his card as L. F. Anderson.
The 1910 Federal Census for Augusta, Ward 3, Richmond Co., GA, District 74 records Lafayette Anderson (27 - GA/GA/GA) with his wife Anna Anderson (23 - GA/SC/SC), They have been married for 5 years and have had 2 children of whom both are still living. It is of interest that 2 children are listed in the household, Sinnie Mae Turner (10 - SC/SC/SC) and Doris Turner (3 - SC/SC/SC), but they are listed as nieces. Lafayette is a farmer. Next door is William(44) and Savanah (34) Anderson and their children Claude (17), Travis (13), Madie (11), Lawrence (10), Otis (8), Nettie (7), Iola (5), and Inez (1).
Artemus married Minnie Lee Morgan, daughter of David Ellison (Tom) Morgan and Sarah Rebecca Daughtrey, circa 1907 in Richmond Co., GA. (Minnie Lee Morgan was born circa 1882 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA, died on 1 May 1960 in Richmond Co., Georgia and was buried in King/Morgan Family Cemetery, Richmond Co, GA.)