Isabella Baxter Anderson
BAXTER, ANDERSON, STEPHAS, SORENSON
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Date: 11/11/2006 at 15:55:38
AYRSHIRE, IOWA CENTENNIAL
ISABELLA BAXTER ANDERSON
By Helen Christoffer
Isabella Baxter was born in Scotland. She came to the United States with her parents. She grew up helping her parents, and taught school three miles west and one-half mile north of Ayrshire. She went to Normal School at Nora Springs and helped her father manage a general store.
She married Eric Anderson. They were the parents of four children: Harold; Ervin married Bernice Stephas; Ray of Des Moines and Mrs. Harvey (Hazelle) Sorenson.
Eric was a painter and paper hanger. He farmed for a few years. He was an ardent fisherman. He belonged to the Mason Lodge.
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