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Margret Catherine "Maggie" Scherer Anderson
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Birth: Dec. 4, 1878
Tabor
Bon Homme County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 1945
Tabor
Bon Homme County
South Dakota, USA

Margret was the daughter of John and Agnes Emma (Congleton) Scherer. On March 15, 1906 she married William Christian Anderson at Yankton, South Dakota. They moved to William's family farm and remained there for the rest of their lives. When William died at age 41, Maggie remained on the farm to raise her seven children with the help of William's brother, Oscar, who was a bachelor. Maggie was a very loving, caring person and always put her family first. Her funeral was from the home farm with Rev. T. G. Wicks, of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Burial was in Elm Grove Cemetery.
Children:
Bertha Marie Anderson Shumaker 1906-1985
Elmer Fredrick Anderson 1908-1977
Agnes Caroline Anderson Ortmayer 1909-2001
Dorothy Marguerite Anderson Ulrich 1911-2012
Harold Oscar Anderson 1912-1946
John Olaf Anderson 1913-1993
Helen Clara Anderson Barger 1915-2013 
 
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 Parents:
  John Scherer (1836 - 1917)
  Agnes Emma Congleton Scherer (1844 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  William Christian Anderson (1882 - 1924)
 
 Children:
  Bertha Marie Anderson Shoumaker (1906 - 1985)*
  Elmer Fredrick Anderson (1908 - 1977)*
  Agnes Caroline Anderson Ortmayer (1909 - 2001)*
  Dorothy Marguerite Anderson Ullrich (1911 - 2012)*
  Harold Oscar Anderson (1912 - 1946)*
  John Anderson (1913 - 1993)*
  Helen Clara Anderson Barger (1915 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Andrew Scherer (1862 - 1948)*
  Delia Scherer Biittler (1864 - 1941)*
  Carl Frederick Scherer (1866 - 1937)*
  Mary Edith Scherer Glynn (1871 - 1910)*
  John Wellington Scherer (1873 - 1937)*
  George Emerick Scherer (1876 - 1951)*
  Margret Catherine Scherer Anderson (1878 - 1945)
  Leonidas Congleton Scherer (1881 - 1902)*
  Charles Franklin Scherer (1884 - 1964)*
  LeRoy Fred Scherer (1900 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elm Grove Cemetery
Yankton County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Helen
Record added: Jul 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54536600
Margret Catherine Maggie <i>Scherer</i> Anderson
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Margret Catherine Maggie <i>Scherer</i> Anderson
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Margret Catherine Maggie <i>Scherer</i> Anderson
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Merry Christmas, Grandma,
- Helen Marie
 Added: Dec. 4, 2013
Love you, Grandma. Memorial Day, 2012
- Helen Marie
 Added: May. 28, 2012
Happy Spring, Grandma,
- Helen Marie
 Added: Apr. 4, 2011
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