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Rev Alfred Anderson
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1851
Skarstad
Jönköpings län, Sweden
Death: Feb. 11, 1921
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

OBITUARY: Chicago Daily News, February 12, 1921, page 3
HEAD OF BETHANY HOME DIES
The Rev. Alfred Anderson Succumbs Following Heart Attack
The Rev. Alfred Anderson, superintendent of the Bethany Swedish Old People's Home, died suddenly last night following a heart attack. The Rev. Mr. Anderson was known as one of the foremost among the Swedish clergymen of America and at the time of his death was pastor emeritus of the First Swedish Methodist Episcopal church of Chicago.
He is survived by three sons and three daughters. They are Dr. Garfield Anderson, a medical missionary stationed at Tyeng Yang, Korea, Victor Anderson, an engineer in the General Electric company at New York City, and Raymond Anderson of Chicago. The daughters are Mrs. W.C. Bloomquist, wife of the district superintendent of the Central Swedish conference of the Methodist Episcopal church, Mrs. N.P. Glemaker of Chesterton, Ind., and Miss Naomi Anderson, who has made her home with her father, following several years serving as a missionary in Korea.
The Rev. Mr. Anderson was born in Sweden seventy years ago and came to this country in 1866. Funeral services will be held at the Bethany Swedish Methodist Episcopal church at North Ashland boulevard and Winnemac avenue next Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Burial will be in Graceland.

OBITUARY: Chicago Tribune, February 13, 1921
FUNERAL OF HEAD OF BETHANY HOME HELD ON TUESDAY
Funeral services for the Rev. Alfred Anderson, president of the Swedish Theological seminary of Evanston and superintendent of the Bethany Home for Old People of the Methodist Episcopal church, who died Friday at his residence, 5015 North Paulina street, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday from Bethany Swedish M. E. church, Ashland and Winnemac avenues. The Rev. Mr. Anderson was 70 years old. He is survived by three sons and three daughters. Dr. Garfield Anderson, one son, is a medical missionary at Pyeng Yang, Korea. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Augusta Börgeson Anderson (1849 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Judith Marie Anderson Bloomquist (1876 - 1950)*
  Victor Henry Anderson (1879 - 1954)*
  Albin Garfield Anderson (1882 - 1971)*
  Ruth Augusta Anderson Glemaker (1884 - 1940)*
  Naomi A. Anderson (1884 - 1943)*
  Enoch Wesley Anderson (1886 - 1887)*
  Esther Susanna Anderson (1886 - 1887)*
  Raymond Albert Anderson (1892 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Margot McBath Dudewicz
Record added: Jan 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33000328
Rev Alfred Anderson
Added by: Margot McBath Dudewicz
 
Rev Alfred Anderson
Added by: Margot McBath Dudewicz
 
Rev Alfred Anderson
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