Jan. 21, 1916 Cottage Hill Marshall County Kansas, USA
Mary (Isaacson) Anderson was born to John and Louise (Anderson) Isaacson in Westergotland, Sweden. She came to America in May, 1869 with her parents and settled on a farm in the Rose Hill community. Mary married Herman J. Anderson on Oct. 1, 1885, and to this union five children were born: Edward, William, Elmer, Mabel amd Alice. Alice died at the age of 9 months. Mary and Herman farmed in the Cottage Hill community and Mary was very active in the church. She leaves to mourn her loss a husband, one daughter Mabel; three sons, William, Edward and Elmer; a mother, Louise Isaacson; two brothers and three sisters.