|Birth: ||Jun. 5, 1848|
|Death: ||Oct. 13, 1929|
daughter of Preston Hamilton & Lavina
Mrs. Amanda L. Anderson, 81, died Sunday evening in the home of her son, W. E. Anderson, on Court street. Survived by four children; Mrs. W. H. Reinhard and Mrs. Otto Shell, of Seattle; Mrs. E. J. White and W. E. Anderson, of Salem; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren, and one sister, Mary Kays, of Portland, also survive. Services Wednesday morning at 10:30 o'clock at the Rigdon mortuary. Interment, I.O.O.F. cemetery.
Oregon Statesman 15 October 1929 5:4
ANOTHER PIONEER CALLED BY DEATH.
Mrs. Amanda L. Anderson, for 77 years a resident of Salem, died Sunday evening at the home of her son, William Everett Anderson, at 1577 Court street. She came to Salem with her pioneer parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Preston Hamilton, in 1852, making the journey across the plains at the age of four years. She was one of 10 children.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 o'clock Wednesday morning at the Rigdon mortuary chapel, with interment in the I.O.O.F. cemetery.
Amanda LaVine Hamilton was married at 219 Court street here to William R. Anderson, also member of a pioneer family, who died here 12 years ago. She had for years taken an active interest in the Degree of Honor. Mrs. Anderson is survived by four children; W. E., with whom she had lived in recent years; Mrs. Otto Shell and Mrs. H. W. Reinard of Seattle; and Mrs. E. J. White of Salem. One sister, Mrs. Mary Kays of Portland, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren also survive.
Mrs. Anderson had not been in the best of health for a number of months.
Oregon Statesman 15 October 1929 10:2,3
(bio source: Salem Pioneer Cemetery Website)
William Robert Anderson (1831 - 1918)*
Salem Pioneer Cemetery
Created by: Patty C
Record added: Jan 16, 2008
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