Family History Report

Generation No. 1

Peder Andersen (aka Peter Andersen or Peter Anderson), son of Andrew Andersen, was born November 23, 1864 in Trondheim Norway. Peder died May 15, 1945 in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota (source: Death Cert 1945-MN-019973). He married Anne Haugen (aka Anna or Annie Haugen), daughter of Ole Haugen and Mary Sletten, abt. 1888, possibly in Wisconsin. Anne was born March 4, 1868 in Norway. She died February 20, 1925 in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota (source Death Cert 1925-MN-018164).

More on Peder Andersen and Anne Haugen:

    • Peder was a furrier.
    • Anne came to Minnesota in 1887, at age 19.
    • Per her February 1925 obituary, Anne had three brothers still living; Iver Haakum (Spicer, Kandiyohi, Minnesota), John Haugen (Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota), and Ole Haugen (Winifred, Fergus, Montana).
    • Peder and Anne are buried at Hillside Memorium Cemetery in Minneapolis.

Generation No. 2

Children of Peder Andersen and Anne Haugen:

Arthur Richard Andersen was born March 1889 in Wisconsin or Minnesota. He married Unknown Wife bef. 1920. He later married Frances Margaret Collom August 3, 1924 at St. Mary's Church, El Dorado, Union Co, Arkansas (source: marriage certificate). She was born April 23, 1903 in Little Rock, Pulaski Co, Arkansas, and died December 1984 in Burlington, Coffey Co, Kansas.

    • Arthur and Frances lived at 1325 7th Street, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana (source: family papers).
    • Arthur worked as a barber.
    • Flora Isabel Collom Sparks (his sister-in-law) remembers Arthur
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Edward A. Andersen, born May 28, 1890, at 1902 Quincy Street, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co, Minnesota (source: birth certificate, 1910 US Census, Minnesota)

Owen Melvin Andersen (possibly Melvin Andersen), was born September 1891, Minnesota.

Inga M. Andersen, born January 24, 1893 in Minnesota. Inga married Christ Trulsen, abt 1919. She married Frederick H. Eisenhardt after 1945. He was born April 17, 1894 in Minnesota and died December 24 or 25, 1977 in Santa Barbara, California. Inga died March 2, 1985 in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota (source: Death Cert 1985-MN-006411).

More on Inga Andersen (source: Death Cert 1985-MN-006411):

    • Inga worked as a cook.
    • She died at the Redeemer Residence, Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN.
    • She was buried March 6, 1985 at Hillside Memorium Cemetery.

More on Frederick Eisenhardt (source: Goleta Cemetery records):

    • Fred was a chef in restaurants and private homes. He ran the camp kitchen during the Santa Barbara Refugio Fire in 1955, and was in charge of the Alcan Highway construction kitchens.
    • He was buried at Goleta Cemetery, Goleta, Santa Barbara, California.

Zelma O. Andersen, born October 1894, Minnesota. She married Oscar M. Remy, April 25, 1914, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co, Minnesota. He was born in Minnesota abt. 1887 (source: marriage license).

    • Her first address with Oscar may have been 209 E. Grant Street, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co, Minnesota.
    • In 1920, Zelma and Oscar lived at 5750 Pleasant Street, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co, Minnesota.
    • Zelma is listed in Arthur Richard Andersen Jr's baby book as sending a silver spoon as a present.

More on Zelma Andersen (source: Death Cert 1934-MN-018770):

    • Zelma lived in Minneapolis all her life; she last resided at 80 Spruce Place.
    • She died in University Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota, on February 10, 1934.
    • The burial was February 12, 1934 at Hillside Cemetery.

Alice B. Andersen, was born September 22, 1896 in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota and died September 7, 1976 in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co, Minnesota (source: 1930 US Census and Death Cert 1976-MN-023755). She married Carl A. Olsen abt 1919. He was born in Minnesota abt. 1895 (source: 1930 US Census) and died June 6, 1949 (source: Death cert 1949-MN-005783).

More on Alice Andersen (source: Death Cert 1976-MN-023755):

    • She died at the Alliance Residence, Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN.
    • She was buried September 10, 1976 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

More on Carl Olsen (source: Death Cert 1949-MN-005783):

    • Carl was buried June 11, 1949 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Palma Andersen, was born in 1902 in Minnesota. She married T. White. (source: obituary for Zelma Andersen Remy)

    • Palma was the witness at Zelma and Oscar's wedding (source: marriage license).

Generation No. 3

Children of Alice B. Andersen and Carl A. Olsen:

Jean Alice Olsen, born June 16, 1922 in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, and died December 23, 1999 in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota (source: Minnesota Death Index).

Joyce M. Olsen, born abt June 1925 (source: 1930 US Census) and died February 18, 2000.

Child of Arthur Richard Andersen and Frances Margaret Collom:

Arthur Richard Andersen, Jr. was born on October 8, 1927 in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana (source: birth certificate, baby book, family papers).

    • Born at the Baptist Hospital, Second Street, Alexandria, Louisiana.
    • Christened and baptised on November 13, 1927 at the St. James Episcopal Church, Alexandria, Louisiana.
    • “Newspaper birth announcement: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Richard Andersen, of 1325 Seventh Street, announce the birth of a son weighing 9-1/2 pounds at the Baptist Hospital on Saturday, October 8, 1927 at 7 a.m. His name will be Arthur Richard Jr.”
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Unless otherwise noted, information is from the 1900 and 1920 US Census, Minnesota

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