From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Hayden, Anderson "Andrew" and Anna David Hayden

Anderson Hayden (1852-1911) was a former slave who owned a blacksmith business and real estate in Cynthiana, KY. Fairly well-off, he lived in a white neighborhood. Hayden's first name is given as Anderson in the 1870 U.S. Federal Census. He was born in Bourbon County, KY, the son of Anderson Hayden and Cynthia Sherman, according to his death certificate. He was the husband of Anna David Hayden (1855-1948) who was born in Harrison County, KY, the daughter of Baldwin David and Hannah Stauff, according to her death certificate. Anderson Hayden was in an asylum in Lexington, KY when he died in 1911, and his wife Anna died in Harrison County, KY. For more see Evidences of Progress Among Colored People, by G. F. Richings.

Item Relations

Cited in this Entry

NKAA Source: Evidences of progress among colored people

Related Entries Citing this Entry


Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Hayden, Anderson "Andrew" and Anna David Hayden,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 25, 2024,

Last modified: 2017-07-19 17:51:16