|Birth: ||Feb. 14, 1824|
|Death: ||Mar. 27, 1912|
DEATH OF MRS. ANDERSON
Emily J. Davis was born in Ripley county, Indiana, Feb. 14, 1824. When but a child she moved with her parents to Keokuk, Iowa, where she married Wm. Anderson Sept. 15, 1839. To this union were born twelve children, seven boys and and five girls, seven of whom survive her. Soon after her marriage she moved with her husband to Putnam County, Mo., and 34 years ago came to Laclede, where she has since made her home.
At the age of 15 she confessed faith in Christ as her savior and united with the Church of Christ and remained a consistent Christian until her death. Her husband died in 1900, and she has since lived with her children. For the past two years she was unable to leave the house and was ready for the change.
She died March 27 at the ripe age of 88 years, 1 month and 13 days. The funeral was conducted by Elder M. S. Boyuer March 29, and all that was mortal of Sister Anderson was laid to rest in Laclede cemetery.
The surviving children are John W., Samuel R., Wm. M., and Jas. H. Anderson, Mrs. Amanda E. Winegar and Mrs Sarah C. Randall of Laclede and Mrs. Lottie M. Harrison of Norwood. A large number of grandchildren and a host of friends also mourn her loss.
May God bless the bereaved family to the end that a happy reunion with be theirs on the other shore.
Taken from the Lacled Blade, Friday April 5, 1912
William W. Anderson (1814 - 1900)
George W Anderson (1845 - 1899)*
John Wesley Anderson (1851 - 1930)*
Samuel N. Anderson (1852 - 1914)*
William Marida Anderson (1856 - 1936)*
James Howard Anderson (1859 - 1936)*
Charlotta Matilda Anderson Harrison (1863 - 1947)*
Jasper Newton Anderson (1866 - 1877)*
Sarah Catherine Anderson Randall (1868 - 1955)*
Plot: Block 1 Lot 86 Space A
Created by: Cathy Cadd
Record added: Apr 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19035274