Garland Homer Anderson

26 January 1874–20 September 1964 (Age 90)
Green, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Garland Homer

When Garland Homer Anderson was born on 26 January 1874, in Green, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Charles Lester Anderson, was 29 and his mother, Philura Jane Chapin, was 25. He married Minnie May Campbell on 24 February 1898, in Monroe, Green, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Browntown, Green, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Wisconsin, United States in 1964. He died on 20 September 1964, in Monroe, Green, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Bethel Hawthorne Cemetery, Clarno, Green, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Garland Homer Anderson
1874–1964
Minnie May Campbell
1876–1950
Marriage: 24 February 1898
Beatrice Belle Anderson
1899–1985
Mabel Anderson
1901–1983
Son Anderson
1903–1905
Thelma Anderson
1905–
Charles Lester Anderson
1907–1969
Kittie Anderson
1910–
Verna Adrienne Anderson
1912–1935
Berniece Anderson
1916–
Charlotte Anderson
1920–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1898
Monroe, Green, Wisconsin, United States
children

(9)

    Female1899–1985Female

    Mabel Anderson

    Female1901–1983Female

    Son Anderson

    Male1903–1905Male

    Thelma Anderson

    Female1905–Female

    Charles Lester Anderson

    Male1907–1969Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Lester Anderson

    Male1844–1892Male

    Philura Jane Chapin

    Female1848–1932Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1871–1947Female

    Carrie Belle Anderson

    Female1872–1903Female

    Male1874–1964Male

    Thomas James Andersen

    Male1880–Male

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 9

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Homer Anderson in household of Charles Anderson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Homer Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Homer Anderson, "United States Census, 1920"

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