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Alderson, Anthony 1836-1905


Posted By: Plymouth Co. Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/12/2003 at 20:36:31

: Obituary-Le Mars Semi Weekly Sentinel-Death of Anthony Alderson
Anthony Alderson, one of the old and respected residents of Plymouth county
died at his home in Stanton township on Saturday after an illness of several
weeks from a complication of diseases. Anthony Alderson was born in Grinton,
Swalesdale, Yorkshire, England, on February 22, 1836, and died at his home here
in Le Mars April 29, 1905, aged 69 years, two months, and seven days. He
emigrated to America when a young man and landed in Dubuque, Iowa in 1856. He
remained there until 1860, when crossed the plains to the gold fields of Pike's
Peak, Colo. After being in the mines some time he returned to New Diggings, Wis
and was united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth Raw, April 6, 1861. In 1862 he
returned to England where he remained one year and then returned to New
Diggings, Wis where he lived until 1879. In that year he went to Black Hawk,
Colo, where he followed the occupation of mining until 1884. In the spring of
1884 he moved onto a farm near Darlington, Wis. In the year 1889 he moved
to Plymouth county and followed the occupation of farming until the time of his
death. He leaves to mourn his loss a wife, two sons and six daughters. They are
John, residing at home, Mary Dougherty, of Milwaukee, Wis, Jennie Lake of
Merrill, James of Binghampton, NY, Ruth Easten and Daisy Hamilton of Adaville
and Cora Frye of Stanton and Frances who lives at home. One son Frankie C was
born November 17, 1875 and died August 12, 1877. There are fouteen
grandchildren The funeral service will be held this afternoon at two o'clock at
the home. Mr Alderson was highly esteemed in the community where he has lived
for the past fifteen years as an upright citizen and a good neighbor. Mr
Alderson was a member of the Odd fellows Fraternity and made a dying request
that the Odd Fellows conduct the funeral. He was a memberof a lodge at New
Diggings, Wis The Odd Fellows of the city will conduct the services at the
grave in accordance with his request.


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