|Birth: ||Feb. 1, 1854, Sweden|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 1939|
Anders Andekrson was born in Sweden on Feb. 1, 1854, and passed away Jan. 20, 1939 in Ida County, Iowa.
He married Ida Charlotta (Wester) Anderson on March 15, 1877, at DeKalb, Illinois. She was born Oct. 17, 1857, and passed away on April 11, 1933.
Lived on the Same Farm in Ida County 57 Years
Another of the pioneer settlers of Ida County, but well-known in this vicinity, was called by death Friday, when Anders Anderson died.
Anders Anderson was born at Kungsbacka, Elfsborg Lšn, Sweden, February 1, 1854 and passed away January 20, 1939 at the age of 84 years, 11 months, and 19 days. He left Sweden when 19 years old. It took him 20 days to make the voyage across the ocean. He came across on the ship, Samarie, of the Cunard Line. He settled in Amboy, Illinois.
On March 15, 1877, he was married to Ida Charlotta Wester at DeKalb, Ill. After living on a farm near there, they came to Ida County in March 1882, settling on a farm six miles south of Arthur. Later, they bought this farm, which has been there home ever since. Seventy acres of their farm were plowed but there was no buildings on the place they bought.
Mr. Anderson has been a faithful member of the Bethel Lutheran Church since November 3, 1889. He and his wife who died April 11, 1933, were faithful workers for their church and reared their family with this honorable trait in mind. The home was blessed with 10 children. Two died years ago, Alfred, aged 11 months, and an infant. The other eight children are: Mrs. August Waterman, Torrington, Alberta, Canada, Mrs. Anna Croxwell, Correctionville, Mrs. Mathilda Christiansen of Kiron, Anton Anderson, Youngstown, Canada, Otto of Ida Grove, Edward of British Columbia, John of Cleveland, Ohio, many grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and three great-grandchildren survive his passing and one sister Mrs. Albertine Carlson of Arthur.
Anders' parents are the Borjesons at 79905533 and 79643627
Anders Borjeson (1827 - 1892)
Anna Andersdotter Borjeson (1826 - 1904)
Ida Charlotta Wester Anderson (1857 - 1933)
Anna S. Pultz Anderson Croxell (1880 - 1977)*
Mary Anderson Walrod (1882 - 1952)*
Alfred Anderson (1888 - 1889)*
Otto H. Anderson (1891 - 1947)*
Hayes Township Cemetery
Created by: Conley Wolterman
Record added: May 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19500674
REPOSE EN PAIX ANDERS!|
Added: Apr. 4, 2008