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From: "Nancy Halvorson" <>
Subject: Re: [NOR] Lars Anderson (Civil War vet) (1834) and wifeGertrude(1821) - WI/IA/MN - what happened to them?
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2011 12:03:21 -0500
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Lars,
I just checked the 1905 Kandiyohi county history book. Page 370 for St.
John's township under the heading "other early settlers" - Enderson, Lars,
born Jan 30, 33 in Norway; died Sept 20, 1902. I see here birthyear was one
year off. Couldn't find any more about him in the book.
Nancy F.H.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Thee Johansens" <>
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Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 1:16 PM
Subject: Re: [NOR] Lars Anderson (Civil War vet) (1834) and wife
Gertrude(1821) - WI/IA/MN - what happened to them?


> Lars,
>
> Lars Enderson (a Veteran), born Jan 30, 1834 & died Sep 20, 1902 is buried
> in the
> Saint Johns Cemetery (Pennock)
> Kandiyohi County
> Minnesota, USA
>
> Check find a grave
> http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Enderson&GSfn=Lars&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=25&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40526036&df=all&;
>
> Hank
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- >> From: "Lars E. Oyane"
> <>
>>> Date: August 16, 2011 3:49:42 AM CDT
>>> To:
>>> Subject: [NOR] Lars Anderson (Civil War vet) (1834) and wife Gertrude
>>> (1821) - WI/IA/MN - what happened to them?
>>> Reply-To:
>>>
>>> Dear Listers,
>>>
>>> I have made an interesting discovery, and now I wonder whether anyone
>>> can
>>> help me figure out what finally became of this couple:
>>>
>>> Lars Endreson Amble aka Lars Anderson, born in Sogndal, Norway Jan. 31,
>>> 1834, emigrated 1856, married Dane Co., WI Nov. 9, 1856 to:
>>> Gjertrud Sjursdotter Hundere aka Gertrude Severson, born in Sogndal,
>>> Norway May 1, 1821, also emigrated 1856.
>>>
>>> In 1860 they farmed in Christiana township, Dane Co., WI
>>> (http://search.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=View&r=an&dbid=7667&iid=4298898_00198&fn=Lars&ln=Enderson&st=r&ssrc=&pid=35924254)
>>>
>>> In 1870 I don't find them, although Lars presumably still lived in Dane
>>> Co., WI
>>>
>>> In 1880 they farmed in Delana township, Humboldt Co., IA
>>> (http://search.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=View&r=an&dbid=6742&iid=4240689-00670&fn=Lars&ln=Anderson&st=r&ssrc=&pid=32539846)
>>>
>>> In 1895 Lars farmed alone next to son Andrew L. Anderson in Moulton
>>> township, Murray Co., MN
>>> (http://search.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=View&r=an&dbid=1058&iid=MNV290_78-0255&fn=Lars&ln=Anderson&st=r&ssrc=&pid=2335225)
>>>
>>> In 1900 Lars and Gertrude rented house in Edgerton village, Pipestone
>>> Co.,
>>> MN
>>> (http://search.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=View&r=an&dbid=7602&iid=004120296_00845&fn=Lars&ln=Anderson&st=r&ssrc=&pid=35976979)
>>>
>>> In 1900 the son Andrew L. Anderson and wife Sarah farmed in Battle Plain
>>> township, Rock Co., MN
>>> (http://search.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=View&r=an&dbid=7602&iid=004120306_00082&fn=Andrew&ln=Anderson&st=r&ssrc=&pid=27057315)
>>>
>>> In 1905 Gertrude is alone with son Andrew on Andrew's farm in Moulton
>>> township, Murray Co., MN
>>> (http://search.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=View&r=an&dbid=1058&iid=mnsc_137-0947&fn=Gertrud&ln=Anderson&st=r&ssrc=&pid=3248886)
>>>
>>> In 1910 the son Andrew with Sarah farmed in Chanarambie township, Murray
>>> Co., MN, but without Gertrude
>>> (http://search.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=View&r=an&dbid=7884&iid=31111_4330232-00768&fn=Sarah&ln=Anderson&st=r&ssrc=&pid=155926740)
>>>
>>> In 1910 I find one widowed and insane Gertrude Anderson at the Soldier's
>>> Home in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN
>>> (http://search.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=View&r=an&dbid=7884&iid=31111_4330229-00929&fn=Gertrude&ln=Anderson&st=r&ssrc=&pid=13115325).
>>> Since Lars apparently was in the Civil War, this MAY be her.
>>>
>>> Here is from the Civil War Pension Index:
>>> http://search.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=View&r=an&dbid=4654&iid=T288_142-2040&fn=&ln=Lars+Enderson&st=r&ssrc=&pid=1352423.
>>> It seems like Gertrude applied for widow's pension in November of
>>> 1902...
>>>
>>> Then this may be her death record from Minneapolis, MN:
>>>
>>>
>>> record title: Minnesota, Death Records, 1866-1916
>>> name: Gertrude Anderson
>>> event: DEATH
>>> event date: 26 Dec 1910
>>> event place: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota
>>> gender: Female
>>> age: 88
>>> marital status: Widowed
>>> race: White
>>> birthplace: Norway
>>> estimated birth year: 1822
>>> burial date: 27 Dec 1910
>>> burial place: Ressnick, ...
>>> volume/page/certificate number: cn 561
>>> digital folder number: 4225867
>>>
>>>
>>> My problem is the following:
>>>
>>> Is it possible to make sure I have the "right" Gertrude's death? And how
>>> about Lars Anderson's death? Can his death date (and place) be found?
>>>
>>> Thanks a million in advance for any suggestions in this matter!
>>>
>>> Very sincerely yours,
>>>
>>> Lars E. Oyane
>>> Luster County Historian
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