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John Albert Anderson
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1871
Wheeler County
Texas, USA
Death: May 15, 1960
Custer County
Oklahoma, USA

son of William Walter Anderson - Susan Virginia Frans

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. for John A. Anderson, pioneer civic leader, at the First Baptist church, Sayre, Rev. R.F. Gates officiating.

Mr. Anderson died Sunday, May 15, 1960 at Clinton hospital. He was born July 4, 1871 at Fort Gibson, Texas.

He made the run in Cheyenne-Arapaho Country in 1892, homesteading southwest of Cheyenne, where he lived for many years before moving to Sayre. He and his father built the first post office in Cheyenne and he helped build the First Baptist Church in Cheyenne, of which he was a charter member. When the new church at Cheyenne was dedicated recently, he was the only surviving charter member.

He is survived by his (2nd) wife, Lora Lee of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Virginia Chenette, Carlsbad, New Mexico, Mrs. Mae Perkins, Pueblo, Colorado, Mrs. Goldie Mobley, Durango, Colorado; two sons, Gilbert of Nampa, Idaho, Jack of Winterhaven, California; one stepson, Leland Gibbons, San Antonio, Texas; nine grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren.

Committal will be in Sayre-Doxey Cemetery, Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma with arrangements by Scroggins funeral home.

[Cheyenne Star, Cheyenne, Ok]

" Information sent by Alice Huitt Preston "

Additional Information from Throckmorton Kin
Family links: 
  William Walter Anderson (1844 - 1926)
  Susan Virginia Frans Anderson (1849 - 1930)
  Sarah Frances Anderson Shelton (1865 - 1951)*
  Harriett Jane Anderson Lard (1867 - 1925)*
  John Albert Anderson (1871 - 1960)
  Henry Madison Anderson (1877 - 1930)*
  Mary Annie Anderson Tracy (1878 - 1958)*
  Lelah Cordella Anderson Kimbell (1881 - 1980)*
*Calculated relationship
Sayre-Doxey Cemetery
Beckham County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Eunice Chapmond - Kilgor...
Record added: Feb 01, 2006
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John Albert Anderson
Added by: Eunice Chapmond - Kilgore
John Albert Anderson
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"Rest In Peace"
- Eunice Chapmond - Kilgore
 Added: Feb. 1, 2006

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