Erick Anderson Birth: 7 OCT 1840 in Backa Nr.14, Värö, Halland, N, SE Death: 20 DEC 1923 in Hayes township, Ida county, Iowa Burial: 22 DEC 1923 Hayes township Cemetery, Ida county, Iowa NATU: 1876 Iowa Emigration: 20 MAY 1870 Värö, Halland, N, SE Immigration: 26 MAY 1870 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Occupation: farmer 1 JAN 1885 Hayes township, Ida county, Iowa
Father: Anders Andersson b: 4 JAN 1800 in Backa, Värö, Halland, N, SE Mother: Anna Lena Svensdotter b: 2 DEC 1810 in Backa, Värö, Halland, N, SE
Marriage 1 Anna Lena Nilsdotter b: 8 OCT 1840 in Backa Nr.18, Värö, Halland, N, SE Married: 1871 in Denison, Crawford county, Iowa Children Alma Anderson b: 1 JAN 1874 in Carroll county, Iowa Nels August Anderson b: 5 MAY 1876 in Carroll county, Iowa Addic Albert Anderson b: 10 MAR 1878 in Stockholm township, Crawford county, Iowa Anna Albertina Anderson b: 20 AUG 1880 in Hayes township, Ida county, Iowa Ida Wilhelmina Anderson b: 4 MAR 1883 in Hayes township, Ida county, Iowa --------------- Notice in the 27 Dec 1923 Odebolt Chronicle: ERICK ANDERSON 1840 - 1923 December 20, 1923. He had been sick about a week. He was born in Varo (Värö?) Becka Socken, Halland, Sweden 10 October 1840. He was 83 years, 2 months and 10 days old.
He came to America in 1870. He was married in 1871 to Anna Lena Bengtsdotter in Denison. In 1880 they moved to Ida County where he was a farmer. His wife died 1 February 1902. Survivors are his children, Alma, Addic, Anna and Ida. Three children died in early life. Funeral services were held Saturday at the Swedish Baptist Church with burial in the Arthur Cemetery.