Charles Anderson

February 1864–

The Life of Charles

Charles Anderson was born in February 1864, in Finland. He married Amanda Gustafson on 28 April 1893, in Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Isle Royale, Keweenaw, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years.

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Charles Anderson
Amanda Gustafson
Marriage: 28 April 1893
Carl William Anderson
Violet Amelia Anderson
Maria Anderson
Esther H. Anderson
Elmer Anderson

Spouse and Children

28 April 1893
Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States


    Carl William Anderson


    Maria Anderson


    Esther H. Anderson


    Elmer Anderson



World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 15

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 32

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Charles Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"

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