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Louisa Mariah Kettle Anderson
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1852
Switzerland County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1931
Lucas County
Iowa, USA

Wife of John Wesley Anderson. Daughter of Thomas Kettle and Mary Ann Stills


Chariton, Iowa
Tuesday, March 17, 1931


Mrs. Louisa M. Anderson died at the home of her son-in-law, James Lane, in this city, at 12:45 o'clock a.m. Tuesday morning, March 10, 1931, at the age of 78 years, 11 months and 9 days.

Funeral services, conducted by Rev. C. A. Jones, of the Assembly of God church, were held at the Beardsley Funeral Home on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Goshen cemetery.

Louisa M. Kettle, daughter of Thomas and Mary Kettle, was born in Jacksonville, Switzerland county, Indiana, on March 23, 1852. She was married in Brown county, Indiana, on September 16, 1869, to John W. Anderson.

To them twelve children were born, seven of whom have gone on before. Those surviving are Mrs. Louetta Mundell and Mrs. Mary Mundell, of Lucas; Wesley and Earl, of Chariton; and Elery, of St. Paul, Minnesota. Mr. Anderson died on March 9, 1898.

In 1879 Mrs. Anderson and family moved from Indiana to Kearney county, Nebraska. In 1891 they came to Iowa and located in Lucas county where they resided until death claimed her.

Early in life she was converted and baptized and united with the Christian church, later transferring her membership to the United Brethren church. She lived an earnest, faithful Christian life, and in conversation with Rev. Jones a few days before her demise, expressed the desire to be called to her heavenly home, and stated that she was ready to go and sang a hymn in a calm and clear voice.

She was a good woman, a devoted wife and mother, a splendid neighbor, and a true friend. Besides the children mentioned above she is also survived by twenty-two grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.

Obituary courtesy of Darlene Arnold
Family links: 
  John Wesley Anderson (1851 - 1898)
  Hattie Anderson Voorhees (1870 - 1904)*
  Louetta Anderson Mundell (1874 - 1963)*
  Mary Eliza Anderson Mundell (1877 - 1965)*
  John Franklin Anderson (1884 - 1925)*
  William Earl Anderson (1888 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Goshen Baptist Cemetery
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Row 11 N-S Grave 3
Created by: Skip
Record added: Sep 05, 2009
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Louisa Mariah <i>Kettle</i> Anderson
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Louisa Mariah <i>Kettle</i> Anderson
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- Skip
 Added: Mar. 31, 2015

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