according to his grandaughter , katie (honey) cathey family bible ... Joel , in 1872 was a stowaway from sweeden to GA and changed his name from WILHELM to Anderson. Married Margaret "peggy" Elsie Fielding, August 10,1875 in Cross county Arkansas.
Joel and Peggy had two children, 1. Mary Ann "mollie" Anderson (1877)AR - (1961)AR jackson 2. Nola Anderson (1882)AR Adopted son