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George Alexander Anderson

  • Birth 22 Jun 1877 Caseville, Huron County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 23 Aug 1940 Eloise, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Livonia, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
  • Plot Grave 24, Range 131ge, Block A
  • Memorial ID 12641059

George was born to John and Ann (Carty) Anderson, the fourth child of seven born to them. George's siblings are; Margaret Amelia b.08 Oct. 1871, Jane Young b.08 June 1873, Elizabeth Carty b. 14 Aug. 1875, George A., William Mina May b. 01 Dec. 1879, Charles William b. 02 Nov. 1881, John Calvin b. 14 Dec. 1884. Anderson's one and all.

John Anderson left his native Scotland in 1852 for a port in far off land named Quebec, Canada. His mother, Jane (Young) Anderson and his four brothers (James, his wife Margaret (Cockburn) Anderson and son George J. born 28 Dec.1851, Berwickshire, Scotland, Darling, William, George). Their father already having passed away between 1841 census, and 1851 census of Scotland; in Duns Scotland.

This small family landed at Quebec, Canada and purchased land near the village of St.Louis De Gonzaque in Beaubarnais, Quebec, Canada. After farming the land for about six years, the farm was sold to the oldest brother James.

The rest of the family struck out for to a new home. They found themselves at a place called Halton County, in Upper Canada. They hired out as farm hands for two years.

In 1860 they once again moved; to Huron County, Michigan. Where they again took up farming. At this place they put down perminate roots, marrying, being a good neighbor, having children, farming, living and yes dying. We live, we die and what really counts is, how we conducted our LIFE.

John and William both fought in the American Civil War from September 1864-August 1865; and return home safe and sound.

George Alexander was born in his fathers' log cabin in Caseville Township, Michigan. His physical properties were hair light brown, eyes blue, 5'10". Georges' occupation was that of a farmer and a carpenter. I once was shown a home he had built for himself, on Middlebelt Rd. east side, between Glenwood St. and Michigan Ave., Inkster, Michigan. A bar now occupies that spot (Henry the 8th).

His first wife was Mable Sophia McDonald, she was born in Caseville Township, Michigan, born 03 Aug. 1877, had red hair, blue eyes, 5'7" died 08 Aug. 1927 of a stroke, buried in Caseville Cemetery in the McDonald plot.

George and Mable had three children and their names are Wendell George born 05 June 1906, died 05 March 1985, Elizabeth Ann born 25 May or June, 1913, died 05 Nov 2000, Donald born March 1916 only lived three months.

George and Mable divorced some time between 1916 and 1922, because George remarried a lady named Mary Richardson; on 15 Aug 1922. When the Mark, Hugh and Donald Anderson knew her as Grandma, and Grandpa Tony Laskaska, she had remarried after George A. Anderson had died 23 Aug 1940.

Elizabeth Ann and Griffin H. Macy gave George A. Anderson a grand daughter Suzann, and grandson David.

Wendell G. and Ruth May (Talbot, Wendell's first wife) Anderson had one child Mable Ruth. Ruth May died giving birth to Mable.

Donald and Mable Heath had two girls Salley and Ester Heath.

Wendell G. and Goldie F.(Howard) Anderson gave; George A. Anderson three grandson's and they are Mark MacDonald, Hugh Wendell, and Donald Kent.

Hugh had two boys and a girl, and Donald had two boys and a girl, Mark did not have any children. Giving George A. a total of 2.grand daughters, 4.grandsons, 4.g grand daughters and 4.g grandsons.

George Alexander Anderson died in Eloise Hospital, Eloise, Michigan.

Date of burial 26 Aug. 1940.
Buried in Parkview Memorial Cemetery, Livonia, Michigan.
Grave 24, Range 131ge, Block "A".
Uht Funeral Home Undertaker, of Wayne, Michigan.
*** Note; Eloise Hospital was between Inkster and Wayne on Michigan Ave. This was a county hospital and they had their own post office; there by putting them on maps of Michigan previous to 1980's.

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  • Created by: Mark M. Anderson
  • Added: 9 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12641059
  • Mark M. Anderson
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Alexander Anderson (22 Jun 1877–23 Aug 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12641059, citing Parkview Memorial Cemetery, Livonia, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Mark M. Anderson (contributor 46796955) .