Reunion Pictures, Old (very) and new (very)!
I LOVE the pictures on the right!! They were taken over 60 years apart, think of that!
This picture was taken in Isanti, MN circa 1958
Anderson Ancestors Page
and Emma Olson
to her death certificate Emma Olson was born in Norway to Jonas and Mary
Johnson. The census in 1895 lists her as being born in Sweden.
was about 29 when she died of breast cancer on June 4,1898, so it would
figure that she was born in 1870.
had lived in Minnesota for 10 years, and in Minneapolis for 8 years at the
time of her death. Her occupation was listed as "Domestic".
Olson was born in Sweden to Gustav Olson and Anna. He was 43 years old
when he died on January 18, 1906, so he would have been born in 1863. He
was seven years older than Emma.
died of a "Valve disease of the heart", and his occupation was
listed as "Plumber".
Saturday, January 20, 1906, the Minneapolis Tribune carried a tiny notice
Olson, aged 43, died suddenly Thursday afternoon. Funeral from residence,
1143 Aldrich Ave. N. Monday at 2:30 P.M. Mr. Olson was a member of the
Swedish Brothers Society. Internment Hillside Cemetery."
had three girls, Agnes, Mabel, and Esther.
Victoria Olson was born February 12, 1895,
was born in 1896.
was born on May 21, 1897. She
was less than a year old when her mother died.
would have been 11 and the oldest when Sam died, Mabel, 10, Esther, only
eight years old. They were
was admitted to the Washburn-Pillsbury Home, an orphanage, on April 9,
1906, and was discharged on September 3, 1910 "to the home of Edward
Swanson, Amery, Wisconsin." She was sent to be a
"domestic", or helper to a farm family. Her sister, Agnes, at
15, was employed at Northwestern Bell at the time.
This is really all we know about their early lives.
Peter and Maria Anderson
Alfred and Johanna Anderson
Elmer and Esther Anderson
Kenneth Ronald Anderson
Wayne Bobbie Anderson
Wayne, Barb (?), Esther
Sharron, Dennis, Gary
Harold Roger Anderson and
Raymond Elmer Anderson