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Martin Anderson 1853-1933

ANDERSON, DAVIDSON, GLESNE

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/3/2013 at 23:10:34

Martin Anderson, 79, for 70 years a resident of Emmet county, died suddenly at his home here at 6 a.m. Sunday [February 12, 1933]. His death was caused by heart failure.

Mr. Anderson was apparently all right Saturday and went to the store for groceries. When he awakened Sunday morning he remarked that he didnít feel well, and went back to sleep. When his wife called him later, he was dead.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Estherville Lutheran church. Burial will be at the High Lake cemetery.

Martin Anderson was born Dec. 1, 1853 in Green County. His parents being Endre and Ingeborg Anderson Glesne. He was baptized as a child by one of the pioneer Lutheran pastors in that section. At the age of nine years he came with his parents to Emmet county. The family became members of the Estherville Lutheran church and here Mr. Anderson was confirmed by Rev. T.H. Dahl, Nov. 7, 1869. He grew to manhood on the home farm southwest of High Lake. On Nov. 26, 1876 he was married to Bertina Davidson of Center township. They built themselves a home on the part of the home farm inherited from his parents and continued to live there until 1902 when they purchased a home in Estherville on South Eighth street. One son, Elmer Hayes was born to them. He died at the age of five years.

They became affiliated with the Estherville Lutheran church and have been active and interested members of the congregation for nearly 30 years. Mr. Anderson has for many years been troubled with asthma otherwise he has been quite well. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, February 14, 1933)

Death Claims Pioneers of Emmet County the Past Week
Martin Anderson was born December 16, 1853, in Green County, Wis. His parents were Endre and Ingeborg Anderson Glesne. He was baptized as a child by one of the pioneer Lutheran Pastors in that Section. At the age of nine years he came with his parents to Emmet County. The family became members of the Estherville Lutheran Church and here Mr. Anderson was confirmed by Rev. T.H. Dahl November 7, 1869. He grew to manhood on the home farm southwest of High Lake. November 26, 1879, he was married to Bertina Davidson of Center Township. They built themselves a home on the part of the home farm inherited from his parents and continued to live there until 1902 when they purchased a home in Estherville on South Eighth Street. One child was born to them, Elmer Hayes, who died at the age of five years. They became affiliated with the Estherville Lutheran church and have been active and interested members of the congregation for nearly thirty years. Mr. Anderson has for many years been troubled with asthma, otherwise he has been quite well. He has been somewhat poorly this winter but was able to go up town Saturday. Sunday morning he became suddenly ill and passed away before any help could be summoned. He was then 79 years, one month and 26 days old. Besides his wife he leaves one brother, Halvor, of Webster, S.Dak. The funeral was held Wednesday at one at the home and one-thirty at the Estherville Lutheran Church. Interment at the High Lake Cemetery. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, February 15, 1933)


 

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