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Rev Abel Anderson

Rev Abel Anderson

Birth
Albion, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 11 Nov 1925 (aged 77)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 93134799 · View Source
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Abel studied theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri and was ordained a minister of the gospel at Lodi, Wisconsin in 1874. He was pastor at Muskegon, Michigan for thirteen years during which time he was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Chicago in 1884 from the Ninth District of Michigan. He was called to Montevideo, Minnesota in 1887 where he served as teacher of Ancient and Modern Languages at Windom College and also pastor of the Synod Norwegian Lutheran Church from 1888 to 1919 which then merged to become Our Savior`s Lutheran of the present day. Abel then retired to Minneapolis where he often assisted at Central Lutheran Church.

Abel's church at Montevideo, in which numerous family members were baptized and married, is in the "Chippewa City" Pioneer Village on the outskirts of Montevideo at the junction of Minnesota Highway #7 and US



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  • Created by: KIKI
  • Added: 6 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 93134799
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Abel Anderson (6 Dec 1847–11 Nov 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93134799, citing Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by KIKI (contributor 47833518) .