|Birth: ||1875, Sweden|
Excert from the 1984 Lyons Heritage Book
Andrew was the youngest of eight children of Levd Anders Anderson. His father came to the United States from Mora Bonas, Sweded. His mother and the rest of the family came in 1882. Andrew was seven years old at the time.
The family lived northeast of Oakland and later moved to their own farm one mile North of Jefferson School. Andrew was one of childrenthat spent the night at the school house in the "Blizzrd of '88".
Andrew married Clara Matilda Morrell at his parents' home and later moved onto their own farm one-half mile west of Jefferson School, now the Dwight Long farm. Their new home was built in 1915. In horse and buggy the attended the Baptist Church in Oakland and later joined the Methodist Church in Lyons.
They boarded the Jefferson school teachers from 1925-1935.
Theirs was truly a Christian home with the coffee pot always on and home made bread or cookies.
They retired from farming in 1941 and moved into a home in Lyons. They were kept busy with activities in the church, prayer gropus, quilting parties and just being friendly.
By Rachel Gatewood
Clara Matlida Morrell Anderson (1880 - 1962)*
Milton Anderson (1908 - 1959)*
Plot: Bl 5 lot 24
Created by: Phyllis Hensley
Record added: Oct 18, 2011
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