|Birth: ||Dec. 31, 1869, Finland|
|Death: ||Sep. 2, 1940|
John & Vendla lived in Foster City, Dickinson, Michigan where they moved from Harwood in 1910. John was a trammer until 1924 when they moved to Sagola where he worked in the lumber mill. They were both killed in an automobile accident on the old rood to Randville. They had no children.
(Breen Township Centennial Book: 1878-1978)
Brita Anderson Skog 123765648
John Anderson 123766397
Anna Anderson Wickman 121925641
SECOND VICTIM OF ACCIDENT SUCCUMBS
John Anderson, 70, pioneer Foster City resident, died at 5:30 last evening at the General Hospital from injuries both legs & his skull fractured, as the result of an accident occurring about 2:45 Sunday afternoon, on Highway M-69, near Randville, when walking across the road, they were struck by a car driven by Silvio Selmo, 30, Iron Mountain. Selmo said he was traveling about 55 mph & blew his horn & applied his brakes but unable to avoid hitting the couple, who continued walking.
Both victims were knocked to the roads & remained there until the ambulance came. Mrs. Anderson also received fractures to both legs & the skull & died the same evening. Selmo was not charged.
The Andersons had moved to Foster City in 1906.
(Wednesday, September 4, 1940, Iron Mountain, Dickinson, Michigan.)
Vendla Anderson (1864 - 1940)*
Created by: klh
Record added: Jan 19, 2014
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