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James Kitchener Anderson
Biographical information
Born

August 1914

Also known as
  • Jims
  • War-baby
  • Rilla's baby
  • Little Kitchener (by Susan)
Physical information
Gender

Male

Skin colour

Fair

Family information
Family members
Affiliation
Family

Anderson family

James Kitchener "Jims" Anderson was the son of Jim and Min Anderson and the war-baby of Rilla Blythe.

Biography

Early life

Jims was born in August 1914 in Glen St. Mary, Prince Edward Island, to Min and Jim Anderson. His father fought in World War I and he wasn't at Prince Edward Island when his child was born. Jims' mother died after he gave birth to him.

Life with Rilla

Rilla, who was calling at the Anderson house one evening, came across poor, baby Jims and decided to take him home. She found a soup tureen, plopped him in it, and drove off in a hurry. Two weeks later, although she disliked babies and felt no love for Jims, she decided to keep him and adopt the little boy, until his father came back from the front.

Jims called her "Willa," and he loved her. Well he should, for she took good care of him. Soon, she learned to love Jims and worried about his future with his father.

In the closing chapters of Rilla of Ingleside, Jims tumbled into a little fortune. Having mistaken the house of strange Mrs. Matilda Pitman, Rilla was mortified to find that it was not the home of her friend, Hannah Brewster. Fortunately, Mrs. Matilda Pitman took mercy on them. Jims, who was chary with kisses, even with the Ingleside folk, gave Matilda one. She so loved him, because he liked her, that she gave him $5,000 dollars upon her death soon thereafter, in such a way that Jim Anderson could not squander it.

Life with Jim Anderson

Personality

Relationships

Rilla Blythe

Physical appearance

Etymology

James is a male given name of Hebrew origin and means supplanter. Kitchener is the surname of famous earl Kitchener, who fought in World War I.

Behind the scenes

Appearances

Book appearances

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