Katherine “Kate” Anderson

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Katherine “Kate” Anderson

Obituary – Park Region Echo, Nov. 20, 1958, page 1, column 4
Mrs. K. (Kate) Anderson Last Rites Held at Fahlun Church
Funeral services for Mrs. Kate Anderson were held at the Roy and Larson Funeral Home in Osakis Thursday, October 30, at 1:30 p.m. and at the Fahlun Lutheran Church at 2:30.
Interment was in the Nelson Cemetery. Rev. Harold Manson officiated.
Mrs. Blakey, Mrs. Willard Johnson and Pastor Manson were the soloists. Mrs. Reuben Bolin was organist.
The pallbearers were her five grandsons and one great-grandsons; DeLyle Olson, Marlin Olson, Reuben Sibell, Wallace Sibell, David Plagman and Dwayne Marquette.
Mrs. Kate Anderson was born at Chaska, Minnesota, Nov. 23, 1886 and passed away after a lingering illness, at the Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria on October 27, 1958, at the age of 71 years, 11 months and four days.
As a young girl, Mrs. Anderson moved to Todd County with her parents and lived most of her life in and around Osakis. She was preceded in death by her husband, two children, two great grandchildren, her parents, three sisters and one brother.
Survivors include all six children. Mrs. Ernest Sibell and Mrs. Herbert Olson of Nelson, Minnesota; Oscar Swor of Morris, Illinois; Donald Anderson, Salt Lake City, Utah; Mrs. Marvin Plagman of Aelxandria and Delmer Anderson of Sacramento, Calif.; also 22 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Frank Rutten, Mrs. Lena Swor and Mrs. Margaret Jenskins and one brother, John Dohman.

Katherine first was married to Swore, had several children, then to Nels C. Anderson and had two children:
Evelyn and Delmer with Anderson.

1895 census for Katherine Dohman Anderson's parents and siblings, before they moved to Todd County.
name: Catharina Dohman
titles & terms (original):
residence: Laketown township, Carver, Minnesota
age: 9y
estimated birth year: 1886
place of birth: Minnesota
race (original): W
gender: Female
line number: 30
family number: 57
page number: 9
gsu film number: 000565765
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Peter D Dohman M 43y Holland
Louisa Dohman F 38y Minnesota
Mary Dohman F 12y Minnesota
Agnes Dohman F 10y Minnesota
Catharina Dohman F 9y Minnesota
Angelena Dohman F 6y Minnesota
Johny Dohman M 5y Minnesota
Hugo Dohman M 2y Minnesota
Francis Dohman F 10m Minnesota

Hugo, Frances and Agnes all married in Douglas County:
DOUGLAS L - 534 12/1/1924

DOUGLAS I - 516 3/25/1913

DOUGLAS G - 436 10/20/1903

The father Peter D. Dohman was born in Holland, and was in Carver county. That was also the destination of other families in this area who had Holland roots, the Rutten, Brouns and Roers families.

Census showing Kate and her children in 1930:
name: Kate L Anderson
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Osakis, Douglas, Minnesota
gender: Female
age: 43
marital status: Married
race: White
birthplace: Minnesota
estimated birth year: 1887
immigration year:
relationship to head of household: Head
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Minnesota
enumeration district number: 0031
family number: 25
sheet number and letter: 2A
line number: 2
nara publication: T626, roll 1085
film number: 2340820
digital folder number: 4610039
image number: 01124
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Kate L Anderson F 43 Minnesota
son Donald Anderson M 12 Minnesota
daughter Evelyn Anderson F 9 Minnesota
son Delmar Anderson M 2 Minnesota
son Oscar Swore M 17 Minnesota

This additional information was suggested by Judith:

Katherine was also known as Catherine and as Kate. Catherine's father was Peter John Dohman, and his parents were Arnold Hubert and Maria Agatha Coumann Dohman. Peter was born in Einighausen, Holland August 20, 1851, and his father passed away before Peter John and his mother and seven siblings immigrated to Laketown Township, Carver County Minnesota. Catherine's mother, Louisa's (aka Louise) parents were born in France. Both Peter and Louisa are buried in the St. Nicholas Catholic Church Cemetery, Belle River, MN.

Family Members

Gravesite Details Born: Chaska, Minn. Died: Alexandria, Minn. Spouse: Nels C. Anderson





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  • Added: 7 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 98444184
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine “Kate” Anderson (23 Nov 1886–27 Oct 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98444184, citing Nelson Cemetery, Nelson, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Rose (contributor 47954131) .