January 30, 1819, Paris, France.

October 13, 1895, Rosemont, Pennsylvania.

Lower Merion Baptist Church Cemetery, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

L. M. N.


Daughter of Thomas F. Hill of Exeter, England, Maria was baptized in 1845 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by William Shadrack, pastor of the Grant Street Baptist Church there. In 1847, she married George W. Anderson, professor at the University of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Her works include:

Anderson’s grandson was army officer Tasker Howard Bliss, one of the co-signatories of the Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I.

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