Mari <I>Knutson</I> Anderson

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Mari Knutson Anderson

  • Birth 18 Aug 1843 Norway
  • Death 11 Oct 1926 Limon, Lincoln County, Colorado, USA
  • Burial Genoa, Lincoln County, Colorado, USA
  • Memorial ID 87414498

Mari married Ole Arneson (Anderson), Bringebraaten in the Lesuer River Lutheran Church, which is just across the road to the south of their cabin but in the township just south of Otisco Township, Waseca County, Minnesota. Another source said they married in the Waseca County Schoolhouse, Minnesota - it is possible that one building housed the church and school house.

Obituary: Mrs Mary Anderson

Mrs Mary Anderson, formally Mary Knutson who died Monday evening Oct 11th at Limon Colorado was born in Sigsal Norway August 18th 1843 being 83 years of age. At the age of 10 years, she with her mother and four brothers and one sister immigrated to America and settled in Freeborn County Minnesota, all whom have preceded her in death. The departed grew to womanhood and received instructions in God's word. She assumed active membership in Lutheran Church of which she has since been a member. At the age of 20 she was united in marriage to Ole Anderson of Otisco Township, Waseca County Minnesota. He preceded her in death at age of 31 years. They settled in Waseca County and established a Christian home where 13 children were born to them and taught Christian life, four of them who have preceded her in death, 3 having died in infancy and Arne preceded his mother about 21 years ago. The nine remaining children are: Mrs Gunrie Everson Albert Lea, Knut of Williams Minn, Mrs Betsy Olson Limon Colorado. Olavis of Conrad,Raseau Minn, Severt of Berglund, Ontario Canada, Mrs Alena Knutson of Denver Colorado, Mrs Clar Simonson of Hartland Minn, Mrs Minnie Hagen of Chehelis Wash, and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Since the death of her husband, she has made her home with her children. The last six years, she made her home with her daughter Betsy of Limon Colorado where she died. Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock the 16th of Oct 1936 from Christ Lutheran Church of Genoa Colorado Rev TH Rasing officiating. Internment was made at Genoa Lutheran Cemetery.


Additional info: 3rd storbestemor [great grandmother ]

Additional info (1): Emigrated with mother, 4 brothers, and 1 sister

Additional info (2): She smoked a corncob pipe saying the doctor told her it was good for her stomach

Additional info (3): She had 13 children, 3 died in infancy

Additional info (4): funeral on Oct 16, 1926 by Rev, T. H. Rassing from Christ Lutheran Church of Gen

Additional info (5): Knutson

Additional info (6): One source says they married in the Waseca County Schoolhouse, Minnesota

Additional info.: lived in Wisconsin for 2 yrs then Hartland, MN

Baptism: August 20, 1843, Eggedal, Buskerud, Norway

Burial: October 16, 1926, Genoa Lutheran Cemetery, Limon, Lincoln County, Colorado

Emigration: 1853, Freeborn Co, Minnesota

Farm Name (1): Juvsrødningen

Funeral: October 16, 1926, by Rev, TH Rassing from Christ Lutheran Church of Genoa

Interment: October 16, 1926, Genoa Lutheran Cemetary, Limon, Colorado

Name Variation (1): 1853, Americanized to Mary [ Knutson] Anderson

Name Variation (2): Mari Knudtson

Nationality: Norwegian





  • Created by: julrene thornberg
  • Added: 26 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87414498
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mari Knutson Anderson (18 Aug 1843–11 Oct 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87414498, citing Lutheran Cemetery, Genoa, Lincoln County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by julrene thornberg (contributor 47323751) .