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Erek Anderson
Grand Meadow Twp.

Erek Anderson was born in Norway, Oct.15, 1828. He was married there to Margaret Johnson, who was born in 1838. They came to America in 1861, and located immediately on section 6, Marion Township. Since his residence in this county Mr. Anderson has engaged extensively in buying and selling land. He now owns 254 acres of as fertile land as there is in the great grain-producing State of Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. Anderson have had four children, viz.: John Andrew, born June 18, 1864; Emil, March 8, 1866, Nels, Nov. 26, 1868; and Martin, Oct. 9, 1870. The subject of this memoir is a member of the Norwegian Lutheran church, and in politics is a Republican.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 826
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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