|Birth: ||Dec. 6, 1825|
|Death: ||Apr. 7, 1918|
Mrs. Catherine Anderson, the oldest lady in Monroe City (MO) and the next oldest resident here in point of age, died at the home of her son, J. B. Anderson, Sunday evening, April 7 (1918).
The deceased was a native of Kentucky, being born in Dover, Bracken County, December 6, 1825, her maiden name being Catherine Hiles. With her husband, H. K. Anderson, who died about 22 years ago, she came to Monroe City in 1857 and had residence here continuously since with the exception of six years spent in Tennessee. She had made her home in Monroe City for fifty-five years.
She was the mother of eleven children, all but four of whom have preceeded her in death. Those living are: J. B. and C. B. Anderson, of this city; Mrs. A. B. Coombs, of Omaha, Nebr. and Mrs. Ella Lighter, of Memphis, Tenn.
Mrs. Anderson saw Monroe City grow from a bare prairie to its present state of progress and prosperity. She was a member of the Christian Church for a great many years, from which her funeral will be held this Tuesday afternoon. Burial in St. Jude's Cemetery.
(from an old newspaper clipping)
H K Anderson (1822 - 1895)
Mary F Anderson Davis (1843 - 1879)*
Jerome Boneparte Anderson (1851 - 1927)*
George Buchanan Anderson (1856 - 1917)*
Charles B Anderson (1861 - 1928)*
Lou Ella Anderson Lighter (1866 - 1943)*
Saint Jude Cemetery
Plot: Original, Sect D, Row 14
Created by: Michael Coppage
Record added: Nov 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61693915
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