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John Anderson Truman (1851 - 1914)

John Anderson Truman
Born in Jackson, Missouri, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 28 Dec 1881 in Grandview, Jackson County, Missourimap
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Died at age 62 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Jul 2009
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John Anderson Truman (1851–1914) and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman (1852–1947) were the parents of Harry S. Truman. They chose the name Harry after his mother's brother, Harrison "Harry" Young (1846–1916). They chose "S" as his middle initial to please both of his grandfathers, Anderson Shipp Truman and Solomon Young. The "S" did not stand for anything, a common practice among the Scots-Irish. A brother, John Vivian (1886–1965), was born soon after Harry, followed by one sister, Mary Jane (1889–1978).

John was a hard-working farmer. He was also a livestock dealer and a road overseer (supervisor).



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Truman-677 and Truman-1 appear to represent the same person because: identical family and data, clear duplicate
posted by Robin Lee
While the Truman Presidential Library gives the parents listed on this profile and there is no reason to believe it inaccurate there is no documentation at that site or on this profile.
posted by T Stanton
Please add [email address removed] as a manager on this profile. Thank you.
posted by Robin Lee
1880 US Census: Washington, Jackson, Missouri. John A. Truman, age 28, b. Missouri, Parents both born in Kentucky, white, male, single, farmer, son of A. S. Truman, age 64, and sister Mattie M. Truman, age 19.(1880; Census Place: Washington, Jackson, Missouri; Roll: 694; Family History Film: 1254694; Page: 242D; Enumeration District: 038; Image: 0286. 10th United States Census. National Archives.)
posted by Anne B
removing wife, he is currently shown as married to his mother.
posted by Robin Lee
Truman-5 and Truman-1 do not represent the same person because: Father and son of the same name, birthdates are different, fathers are different
posted by Robin Lee
Truman-5 and Truman-1 appear to represent the same person because: Truman-5 has the same birth/death dates as his son John Anderson Truman-2. Dates/Locations on Truman-5 are the correct ones. Truman-5 and Truman-1 are both married to duplicate Mary Jane Holmes who must also be merged. This will fix Harry Truman's family tree, which was highlighted as profile of the day on May 8 2014. Thanks.
posted by Bob Fields

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