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Erastus Snow Anderson
Original name: Erastus Snow Anderson
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1869
Spring City
Sanpete County
Utah, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1949
Orem
Utah County
Utah, USA

Son of Jens Christian Anderson and Caroline Jensen

Married Mary Jane Norton, 7 Jun 1885, Junction, Piute, Utah

Children - Dora Jane Anderson, Florence Anderson, Pearl Ellen Anderson, Bertha Elvina Anderson, Ruby Anderson, Leo Snow Anderson, Elvin Anderson

Married Amanda Modolian Carter

Obituary - Funeral services for Erastus Snow Anderson, former cattleman and Piute County commissioner who died Sunday at his home in Carterville will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Claudin Funeral Home in Provo. Bishop G. M. Jameson of the Hillcrest Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will officiate.

Mr. Anderson was born at Spring City, Jan. 29, 1858, a son of Jens Christian and Karen Jensen Andersen.

He was educated in the Payson schools before the family moved to Koosharem. He was married to Mary Jane Norton, June 15, 1880. They received their endowments in the Manti Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1881.

They lived in Koosharem until 1897 when they moved to Annabella. In 1916 they moved to Marysvale where Mr. Anderson engaged in ranching with his two brothers. He moved to Provo several years ago.

He held the office of Piute County commissioner from 1908 to 1916. He was a member of the board that had charge of building the Otter Creek Reservoir; a director of the State Bank of Piute; Bishop of the Marysvale Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and a life member of the Sevier County fair board.

Survivors include his widow, Amanda Richins Anderson, whom he married Nov. 20, 1945; four daughters, Mrs. Dora Fairbanks, San Bernardino, Calif.; Mrs. Flo Smith, Springville; Mrs. J. M. Burt, Bountiful, and Mrs. C. O. Claudin, Provo; one son, Elvin Anderson, Provo; two brothers and two sisters, Swening Anderson, Sacramento; Carlos C. Anderson and Mrs. Ellen Williams, Orem; and Mrs. Diantha Bagley, Murray; a half-brother and a half-sister, Orson Anderson, Koosharem, and Josephine Jenson, Salina, 20 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday before 6 and 9 p.m. and Wednesday prior to services.

Burial will be in the Springville Evergreen Cemetery.

(Deseret News, 11 January 1949)

Utah Death Certificate 
 
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 Parents:
  Jens Christian Anderson (1821 - 1910)
  Caroline Jensen Anderson (1835 - 1900)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Jane Norton Anderson (1867 - 1949)*
  Amanda Carter Richins (1879 - 1964)*
 
 Children:
  Dora Jane Anderson Fairbanks (1889 - 1968)*
  Florence Anderson Collings Smith (1890 - 1979)*
  Pearl Ellen Anderson Hansen (1891 - 1943)*
  Bertha Elvina Anderson Burt (1896 - 1970)*
  Ruby Anderson Claudin (1902 - 1988)*
  Elvin Anderson (1911 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lauritz Peter Anderson (1849 - 1910)**
  Andrea Cathrine Johanna Anderson Munson (1851 - 1903)**
  Christena Boleta Anderson Allred (1854 - 1948)**
  Josephina Brighamina Anderson Jensen (1856 - 1951)**
  Hyrum Smith Anderson (1858 - 1918)**
  James Christian Anderson (1861 - 1940)**
  Jensene Anderson Page (1862 - 1941)*
  Heber Christian Anderson (1863 - 1887)**
  Annie Meanie Anderson Rasmussen (1864 - 1937)*
  Margaret Petrara Anderson Jenson (1865 - 1899)**
  Jens Christian Carlos Anderson (1866 - 1953)*
  Jens Christian Carlos Anderson (1866 - 1953)*
  Orson Hyde Anderson (1868 - 1959)**
  Erastus Snow Anderson (1869 - 1949)
  Andrew Anderson (1871 - 1947)*
  Svenning Christian Anderson (1873 - 1963)*
  Albertina Wilhelmina Anderson Anderson (1875 - 1934)**
  Diantha Mitilda Anderson Bagley (1875 - 1961)*
  Mary Ellen Anderson Williams (1879 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Springville
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: Sec. B Lot 315 Pos. 1
 
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Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
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