Charles J. “Carl” Anderson

CHARLES J. “CARL” ANDERSON
b. 23 October 1833, Grenna, Smaland, Sweden, to Anders and Brita Lisa (Lindberg) Josephson
d. 10 September 1921, Independence Lake, Hannepin County, Minnesota

m. 26 April 1856, West Point, Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Christina Peterson
b. 29 April 1833, Orserum, near Grenna, Smaland, Sweden, to Peter and Anna Brita (Jonson) Peterson
d. 20 January 1907, Maple Plain, Hennepin County,
Minnesota

Children with Christina Peterson:

  • Alfred John (1857-1935) married Nellie Elizabeth Englund
  • Theodore Emanuel (1858-1926) married Louisa Matilda Anderson
  • Fred William (1861-1927)
  • Oscar Amel (who changed his surname to Allen) married Anna Christina Johnson
  • David Clarence (1866-1941)
  • Anna Lydia (1868-1937) married Oliver Thompson
  • Nancy Amelia (1871-1892)
  • Medora Christine (1873-1953) married Erland Klas Lind
  • Emma Charlotte (1875-1951) married Alton J. Stenseth
  • Mary Josephine (1879-1916) married Bryant O. Benjamin

Charles moved to Indiana after August 1852 and left the state between August 1856 and February 1857 for Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. The sixth of eleven children, he had emigrated to America alone from Gottenburg, Sweden, arriving in New York City on 29 August 1852. While living in Minnesota, the family moved from Red Wing to Cannon Falls to Maple Plain to Lake Independence, all in Goodhue and Hennepin counties.

Submitted by:
Edith Grindstaff Anderson
Saline MI

 

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