Robley H. ANDERSON, dealer in hardware, agricultural implements and furniture, at Brownsville, was born in Haywood County, January 10, 1853, being the son of H. Clopton, and Almira A. (CHERRY) Anderson, natives of Virginia and North Carolina. Our subject was raised on a farm, and in early life attended the schools in the county, then graduated at Bryant’s and Stratton’s Business College, at St. Louis, Mo., and in 1872 accepted a position with Anderson & Jones, at Brownsville, as clerk and book-keeper, when he filled until 1876, when he moved back to the farm and farmed until 1880, when he returned to Brownsville and commenced his present business, which he has managed so successfully, as to justly ranked as one of the enterprising substantial citizens of the town.
April 19, 1876, he married Maggie M. GRAY, daughter of Alexander and May Gray, of Haywood County. Mr. and Mrs. Anderson are church members of high standing, and he is a member of the K. of H.; in politics he is a Democrat, and is regarded as an intelligent, honorable gentleman.
Goodspeed Pub. Co. History of Tennessee from the Earliest Time to the Present; Together with an Historical and a Biographical Sketch of Lauderdale, Tipton, Haywood and Crockett Counties, Besides a Valuable Fund of Notes, Original Observations, Reminiscences, Etc., Etc. Nashville: Goodspeed Pub. Co, 1887.