Ole Aanonson, 1819-1928
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 7/28/2006 at 07:10:25
PIONEER FARMER DIES AT HOME; WAS LONG ILL
Ole Aanonson Had Been Resident of County for Over Half a Century
Ole Aanonson for more than half a century a resident of Emmet county passed away at his home in Jack Creek township, Tuesday night [Dec. 3, 1928] at 10:30. He was nearly 80 years old and several years ago suffered a stroke of paralysis from which he never fully recovered.
Mr. Annonson was born Feb. 15, 1819 in Norway, the son of Onond and Julia (Lewison) Christianson, who came to the United States in 1853. After two years spent in Dixon, Ill., they came to Iowa, settling first in Mitchell county, where they remained for a number of years arriving in Emmet county in 1862.
He was married on Nov. 19, 1880 to Miss Sarah Peterson. To them nine children were born, six of whom with the widow survive. They are Mrs. A. Stueland, Onon, Mrs. D. W. Lucas, Mrs. Vern Haines, Peter all of this community and Halver living in Canada.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at one o'clock from the home and at one thirty from the Ryan Lake church. Mr. Aanonson will be buried in High Lake cemetery.
Mr. Aanonson was one of those sterling pioneers, known for his honesty and neighborliness upon whom the present prosperity of the county has been built. He has a wide circle of friends who will revere his memory and mourn his passing.
Source: scrapbook of published obituaries owned by Mrs. John K. Johnson of Wallingford, IA
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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