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J. Albert Anderson
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Birth: Jun. 19, 1867, Norway
Death: Nov. 17, 1944
Lincoln County
Washington, USA

s/o J. Andrew Anderson / Susanna Anderson

His early education was gained in the common schools of his native country and in the spring of 1880 he landed in New York City. For 8 years he labored on the farms on Long Island, in factories adjacent to New York City and in various other kinds of work. He has labored with some of the largest contracting firms along the Atlantic Coast and worked at various places.

One of the largest undertakings he was employed upon was the Croton River aqueduct, in the employ of Brown, Howard & Company. While there he learned the trade of a rigger and worked there until 1889, when he came to WA, contracting for himself.

Settlement was made near Bridgeport, where he was a general farmer stock raiser. In 1894, he had the misfortune to lose his residence by the overflow of the Columbia River. Yet notwithstanding the various losses together with the hardships of frontier life he has to wisely labored that he was blessed with a large holding and excellent prosperity.

m [1] 29 Dec 1899
Miss Jessie Ellen McDonald

They had 2 children - Clydie Bell, Albert

m [2] 21 Jul 1910 Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA
Bertha Lamoreux of Jackson Co., OR

They had 1 child - Marie

ref: Bumgarner Funeral Index; History of the Big Bend Country born 19 Jun 1867 Norway 
Family links: 
  Jessie Ellen McDonald Anderson (1881 - 1905)
  Clytie Bell Anderson (1900 - 1920)*
  Albert Anderson (1905 - 1905)*
  Marie Anderson (1912 - 1912)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Cemetery
Lincoln County
Washington, USA
Created by: BluMoKitty
Record added: Jul 07, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113445907
J. Albert Anderson
Added by: BluMoKitty
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