George W. Anderson was born on March 10, 1859 to Moses Anderson and Lucy A. (Burns) Anderson in Trenton, Maine. George married Susie J. Wilbur (1847-1888) of Waltham, daughter of John Ford Wilbur and Phebe J. (Haslam) Wilbur, on February 27, 1881 at Bar Harbor, Maine. After Susie died in 1888 George married Bernice Hanson (1860-) of Machiasport on November 16, 1889 at Machias, Maine.
Dr. Anderson built his house and office in Manset and practiced there for some time. By 1910 he is listed as a house painter in Bar Harbor. The fact is verified, but so far researchers have found no other details about his change of profession. George W. Anderson died on May 22, 1916 in Southwest Harbor, Maine.