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Caroline Virginia Matilda (Still) Anderson (1848 - 1919)

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Caroline Virginia Matilda Anderson formerly Still aka Wyley Wiley
Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married in Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniamap
Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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Biography

Born to William Still & Letitia George . Their oldest was Caroline Virginia Matilda Still (1848–1919), a pioneer female medical doctor.

Caroline attended Oberlin College and the Women's Medical College of Philadelphia (much later known as the Medical College of Pennsylvania). Where she met Edward A Wiley

She had an extensive private medical practice in Philadelphia and was also a community activist, teacher and leader.

"Cofounder Berean Manual Training and Industrial School"

1860 Western Division 4th Ward Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age 12
Race Black
Birth Year (Estimated) 1848
Birthplace Pennsylvania
Page 185
Wm Still M 32 New Jersey
Letitia Still F 30 Pennsylvania
Caroline Still F 12 Pennsylvania
Wm Still M 6 Pennsylvania
Frances Still M 2 Pennsylvania
Letitia Still F 0 Pennsylvania
Jonathan Gibbs M 30 Pennsylvania
Sarah Potter F 30 Pennsylvania
Rebecca Underwood F 22 Pennsylvania
Jos Lee M 40 Maryland
Josiah Stokes M 21 Maryland
Louisa Williams F 20 Maryland
[blank] Stokes F 40 Maryland
Clara Boulden F 19 Georgia
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1869 married Edward A Wiley
1870 CAN NOT find them in Philadelphia after they married
NOTE: This just does not seem right..............Carolina Still was already married, a mother of 2 that died and her husband died in 1874, SO UNLESS she took her maiden name back????????
1880 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age 30
Marital Status Single
Race Mulatto
Birth Year (Estimated) 1850
Birthplace Pennsylvania, United States
Father's Birthplace New Jersey, --Mother's Birthplace Pennsylvania, United States
Sheet Letter A---Sheet Number 453--Person Number 3--Volume 1
THIS IS THE next door neighbor-----Lydia Rhoads Self F 36 Pennsylvania
House #2242
Wm Still blank M 57 New Jersey,
Occupation: Coal Dealer
Lititia Still Wife F 57 Pennsylvania,
Caroline Still Dau Single - 30 Pennsylvania
Wm W Still Son M 25 Pennsylvania, United States
Francis A Still Dau F 20 Pennsylvania, United States
Robt G Still Son M 15 Pennsylvania, United States
Citing this Record
1900 Philadelphia city Ward 29, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age 52
Marital Status Married
Race Black
Years Married 20---Marriage Year (Estimated) 1880
Birth Date Jan 1848
Birthplace Pennsylvania
Father's Birthplace Pennsylvania--Mother's Birthplace Pennsylvania
Mathew Anderson Head M 52 Pennsylvania Clergyman
Caroline Anderson Wife F 51 Pennsylvania Physician
Children: 3 / 3 living
Hellen V Anderson Daughter F 19 Pennsylvania
Maud F Anderson Daughter F 11 Pennsylvania
Maragret Anderson Daughter F 9 Pennsylvania
Mary B Anderson Niece F 29 Pennsylvania
Citing this Record
1910 Philadelphia Ward 47, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age 61
Marital Status Married
Years Married 30
Race Mulatto
Birth Year (Estimated) 1849
Birthplace Pennsylvania
Father's Birthplace New Jersey---Mother's Birthplace Pennsylvania
Sheet Letter B--Sheet Number 6
Mathew Anderson Head M 62 Pennsylvania Minister
Caroline V Anderson Wife F 61 Pennsylvania Physician
Children: 7 / 3 living
Helen V Anderson Daughter F 27 Pennsylvania Teacher
Maud F Anderson Daughter F 20 Pennsylvania
Margaret M Anderson Daughter F 18 Pennsylvania
Blanch E Williams Boarder F 26 Pennsylvania
Ella E Gibbs Boarder F 31 Pennsylvania
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Marriages

1) :Spouse: Edward A. Wyley
Date: December 28, 1869
Place: In the Still home in Philadelphia
2) Spouse: Reverend Matthew Anderson, longtime pastor of the Berean Presbyterian Church in North Philadelphia. (144771180)
DATE: 1880
Place: Philadelphia
Source: 1910 census

Children

"In the four years married to Edward Wyley, the couple had two children, Letitia and William. The marriage ended when Wiley died suddenly in 1873

  1. Letitia Louisa Wiley, born Jan 1871 died July 1871
  2. William A Wiley, born 1872 died 1876
7 / 3 living
  1. Helen V Anderson Daughter F 27 Pennsylvania Teacher
  2. Maud F Anderson Daughter F 20 Pennsylvania
  3. Margaret M Anderson Daughter F 18 Pennsylvania
  4. Born after 1900 and died before 1910
  5. Born after 1900 and died before 1910
  6. Born after 1900 and died before 1910
  7. Born after 1900 and died before 1910

Death's

Dr Caroline V Anderson--mentioned in the record of Helen Anderson Waller
Name Dr Caroline V Anderson
Husband Reverend Matthew Anderson
Daughter Helen Anderson Waller
Daughter Miss Margarent Mable Anderson
Other information in the record of Helen Anderson Waller--
from Virginia, African-American Funeral Programs
Deceased Name Helen Anderson Waller
Event Type Obituary
Event Place Virginia, United States
Gender Female
Birth Date 29 Aug 1882
Birthplace Philadelphia,, Pennsylvania
Death Date 21 Dec 1953
Parents, Spouse and Children
Reverend Matthew Anderson FATHER
Miss Margarent Mable Anderson Daughter Female
Others on Record
Mr William Still Unknown Male
John Edward Waller Unknown Male
President Woodrow Wilson Unknown Male
Mrs Frances Broome Unknown Female
Reverend James Young Unknown Male
Reverend B F Glasco Unknown Unknown
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Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWJH-NVV : 21 August 2017), Caroline Still in household of Lydia Rhoads, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district ED 147, sheet 453A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1171; FHL microfilm 1,255,171.
  2. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M37V-5NX : accessed 28 October 2018), Mathew Anderson, Philadelphia city Ward 29, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 717, sheet 6A, family 105, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,471.
  3. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MG7F-CWL : accessed 28 October 2018), Caroline V Anderson in household of Mathew Anderson, Philadelphia Ward 47, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1208, sheet 6B, family 130, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1414; FHL microfilm 1,375,427.
  4. William Still
  5. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXTQ-57F : 13 December 2017), Caroline Still in entry for Wm Still, 1860.
  6. Find A Grave: Memorial # 177015264 Created by: African American Genealogy Group--Added: 5 Mar 2017
  7. "Virginia, African-American Funeral Programs, 1935-2009," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJT-7Z1D : 15 March 2018), Dr Caroline V Anderson in entry for Helen Anderson Waller, ; citing Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society of Virginia (MPAAGHS), Tappahannock, Virginia and Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia; FHL microfilm 7,021,876.
  8. Wikipedia.com [1]


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