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Josiah Anderson
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1845
Holmes County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1921
Wapello County
Iowa, USA

Son of John Anderson & Elizabeth Harbaugh

md Olive West 14 Jan 1873 Birmingham, IA

Josiah Anderson was born January 11, 1845, at Holmes County, Ohio, and died at St. Joseph's hospital in Ottumwa, Iowa, Saturday, August 6. 1921, at the age of 76 years, 5 months and 25 days.
…When but six months old his family moved overland to Iowa settling first in Wapello county, on what was known as the Col. Street place, where Chief Wapello is buried. A year later they moved to Jefferson county and a short time later to Van Buren county, of which he was a resident the remainder of his life.
…February 14, 1873, he was united in marriage to Olive West at Birmingham, who preceded him in death three years ago. To this union were born four children – C. H. Anderson of LaGrange, Mo, _ W. of Los Angeles, Cal., Mrs. J. W. Barker of Birmingham and Mrs. E.N. Wood of Ottumwa, Iowa. He also leaves one brother, Charles Anderson, Council Grove, Kansas; three sisters, Mrs. Ellen Bonnett, Mrs. Israel Bonnet and Mrs. M. W. Nelson, all of Birmingham, besides many other relatives and friends.
…The funeral service held at the home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in charge of Rev. G. W. Holmes and the body was laid to rest in the Maple Hill cemetery beside his wife.
…We desire to thank you many friends for the kindness and sympathy shown on the death of our father, Josiah Anderson, and also for the floral gifts so generously given.
C. H. Anderson
Mrs. J. W. Barker
Mrs. E. N. Wood

Obit courtesy of Jean Wenke
Family links: 
  John F Anderson (1819 - 1902)
  Elizabeth Harbaugh Anderson (1822 - 1873)
  Olive Jacquett West Anderson (1854 - 1918)
  Ida May Anderson Barker (1879 - 1964)*
  Infant Anderson*
  Levi Anderson (1842 - 1915)*
  Benjamin Anderson (1844 - 1863)*
  Josiah Anderson (1845 - 1921)
  Mary Ellen Anderson Bonnett (1846 - 1938)*
  Charles Foster Anderson (1848 - 1923)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Anderson Deahl-Morris (1852 - 1920)*
  Samantha Jane Anderson Bonnett (1855 - 1948)*
  John W Anderson (1859 - 1875)*
  Anna Eliza Anderson Nelson (1863 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship
Maple Hill Cemetery
Van Buren County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Laura Kerth
Originally Created by: MarjisAngels
Record added: Jul 17, 2008
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Josiah Anderson
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 Added: Jul. 17, 2008

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