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
Minnie May Campbell
Marriage: 24 February 1898
Beatrice Belle Anderson
Mabel Anderson
Son Anderson
Thelma Anderson
Charles Lester Anderson
Kittie Anderson
Verna Adrienne Anderson
Berniece Anderson
Charlotte Anderson

Spouse and Children

24 February 1898
Monroe, Green, Wisconsin, United States



    Mabel Anderson


    Son Anderson


    Thelma Anderson


    Charles Lester Anderson


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Lester Anderson


    Philura Jane Chapin





    Carrie Belle Anderson



    Thomas James Andersen


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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