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Marilyn Anderson 1928-1930


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/4/2013 at 02:17:33

Twin Baby Girl Dies of Burns; Iron Explodes
Marylin [Marilyn] Anderson, 21 Months Old Daughter Sam Anderson Meets Tragic End
Marylin Anderson, one of the twenty-one months old twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Anderson of Jack Creek was accidentally burned to death Friday evening. The little girl’s mother was ironing when the gasoline iron she was using exploded. The little girl happened to be near and was burned too severely to recover. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at High Lake.

Besides her mother and father, the little girl leaves her twin, twin sisters, three years old, three brothers and an older sister. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, April 16, 1930)

A very sad accident happened Friday afternoon when one of the two year old twins of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Anderson was burned to death from an explosion of a gas iron. Little Merlyn [Marilyn] was one of the younger sets of twins, there being another set of twins in the family. The funeral was held Saturday at 2 o’clock and the remains laid to rest at High Lake cemetery. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, April 16, 1930)


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