Biography of Andrew Anderson
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Andrew Anderson, deceased, was born near Stavanger, Norway, May 14, 1802. He immigrated to the United States in 1836, and the first year lived at Ottawa, La Salle Co., Ill. In 1837 he came to Adams Township and settled on section 34, where he engaged in farming. He was first married to Melinda Amderson, and of the six children born to them only one is living, a son named Christopher. Mrs. Anderson died in 1863, and Mr. Anderson was again married in 1866 to Anna Anderson, by whom he had four childrenó Andrew, Annie, Oscar and Adolph. Mr. Anderson was a successful and enterprising farmer, and at his death. which occurred Sept. 11, 1883, he left a farm of 420 acres, which is still owned and occupied by his family.


FROM:
History of La Salle County, Illinois
Inter-State Publishing Co.
Chicago 1886