Bio: Anderson, Hans F. (History - 1860)

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----Source: 1891 Bio. Hist. Of Clark Jackson Co., Wisconsin, pg. pg. 259 260

HANS F. ANDERSON, of section 31, Thorp Township, Clark County, was born in Central Norway, September 28, 1860, the son of Andrew and Betsey (Hansen) Simonson the former is deceased, and the latter now lives near our subject. The parents had nine children, six now living Simon , Martin, Andrew, Mary, Marie and Hans all of whom live in this county except Marie, who resides in Minneapolis. Our subject came to the United States in June, 1881, and first stopped at Hixton, Jackson County, Wisconsin, where he worked on the railroad at Augusta. He next was engaged in the pineries three winters, and in the fall of 1883 came to this county and bought eighty acres where he now lives. He worked two years in a saw-mill at Stanley, and since that time has been engaged in cutting wood, clearing his farm and making turnpikes. He has now thirty acres of his land cleared. Mr. Anderson has been Postmaster two years is a member of the Lutheran Church, and politically is a Republican.




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