Christine Peterson Anderson

Death 3 Apr 1914 (aged 53)
Burial Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 64143739 · View Source
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Old Settler Goes To Reward
Mrs. Adam Anderson of Ellsworth Township Dies Friday, April Third
Lived in County 18 Years
Funeral Held From Residence Monday and Interment Made in Oak Hill Cemetery

The beloved wife of Mr. Adam Anderson died at her home in Ellsworth township six miles northeast of Estherville Friday, April 3, 1914.

Mrs. Anderson was greatly beloved in her community and home. She was a kind neighbor, a devoted and loving wife and mother and her life was devoted to her family and friends.

The following obituary was written by her pastor, Rev. Akre:

Christine Anderson, nee Peterson, was born in Shelland, Denmark, December 20, 1860. She was baptised and instructed in the Lutheran faith. On her 24th birthday she was united in marriage to Mr. Adam Anderson. To this union nine children were born, seven of whom are still living, five girls and two boys. Mrs. Emil Hoffman lives in this city and Mrs. Herman Schmidt lives near Dunnell and the others are at home. All the children were present at her deathbed. Besides her children Mrs. Anderson leaves behind to mourn her loss her aged father, Mr. Ole Peteson, whose only child she was, an adopted brother, Rev. H. M. Peterson, now attending Yale university, her husband and five grandchildren. Mrs. Anderson, together with her husband came to Emmetcounty eighteen years ago and have since resided here. The funeral sermon was preached at the home on Monday morning by Rev. Akre assisted by the Huntington choir. A large number of relatives and friends were present and followed her to her last resting place in Oak Hill cemetery. (Vindicator & Republican, Estherville, IA, April 8, 1914

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Gravesite Details From 1930s WPA Graves Registration Survey. Additional information courtesy contributor 47157899

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  • Created by: K L Bonnett
  • Added: 13 Jan 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 64143739
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Christine Peterson Anderson (20 Dec 1860–3 Apr 1914), Find a Grave Memorial no. 64143739, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by K L Bonnett (contributor 46868590) .