|Birth: ||Sep. 14, 1843|
|Death: ||Nov. 22, 1937|
Bio: Bedford Times-Press (Bedford, Iowa)
Thursday November 25, 1937 p. 4
Mrs. Elizabeth Anderson
Elizabeth Black, daughter of Gilbert and Susannah Black, was born at Sandyville, Ohio, Sept. 14, 1843 and died in Omaha, Nebr., Monday, Nov. 22, at the age of 94 years, 2 months and 8 days.
She made her home in Ohio until her marriage on June 24, 1866 to Francis M. Shaeffer at Sandyville. To this union were born two children, F. W. Shaeffer of Omaha and Nettie Shaeffer, who died at the age of 18 months. Her husband, Francis M. Shaeffer died June 27, 1871.
In October 1871 she moved to Delavan, Ill, with her parents. She was married June 27, 1875 to W.[illiam] C.[raig] Anderson at Hopedale, Ill. They moved to Bedford July 6, 1876, which place had since been her home. Mr. Anderson passed away Oct. 15, 1906.
She is survived by her son, F. W. Shaeffer of Omaha, five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
In her childhood she joined the Lutheran church at Sandyville, Ohio. After moving to Bedford she joined the Presbyterian Church during the first year of the pastorate of R. A. McKinley.
The funeral services were held at the Shum Funeral Home Wednesday afternoon conducted by Rev. W. F. Overhulser. Burial was in the Fairview cemetery.
[Note: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index gives the marriage date as June 29, 1875.]
William C Anderson (1843 - 1906)
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