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Clark "Shorty" Anderson

Clark "Shorty" Anderson

Male 1888 - 1973  (84 years)

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  • Name Clark "Shorty" Anderson 
    Born 30 Jul 1888  Brooklyn, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    1920 Census 10 Jan 1920  Urbandale, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1930 Census 14 Apr 1930  Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Draft Registration Jasper County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Misc. Moved in with Eddie & Bev when he became infirm Find all individuals with events at this location 
    HIST 1920 Polk Co., IA Census,
    Webster Twp., Urbandale, Iowa,
    S.D. 7, E.D. 187, Sheet No. 6A/288A,
    10 January 1920 by J.T. Chantry,
    line 2 50/53 ANDERSON, Clark Head R MW 30 M yes yes Iowa U.S. U.S. Teamster/Coal company,
    Areatha wife FW 28 M yes yes Iowa Iowa Iowa,
    Margaret K. Daughter FW 2 6/12 S Iowa Iowa Iowa,
    50/54 SHILL, Della E. Head R FW 50 Wd yes yes Iowa Germany/German Iowa Laborer/Medical Co., Floyd V. son MW 18 S yes yes Iowa Iowa Iowa Laborer/Coal Co., Elsie H. daughter FW 15 S yes yes yes Iowa Iowa Iowa,
    BECHTEL, Roy Head O MW 37 M yes yes Iowa Iowa Iowa Painter/Des Moines, Della wife FW 36 M yes yes Iowa Iowa Iowa, Margery daughter FW 4 6/12 S Iowa Iowa Iowa.

    1930 Poweshiek Co., IA Census,
    Grinnell Twp.,
    Grinnell City, 2nd Ward,
    E.D. 79-8, S.D. 12, Sheet No. 10B,
    14 April 1930 by Gladys Davis,
    526 11th Avenue,
    line 64, 275/302 ANDERSON, Clark Head R $11.00 No MW 40 M 25 no yes Iowa Iowa Iowa Laborer/Bridge,
    Areatha A. Wife-H FW 37 M 22 no yes Iowa Iowa Iowa,
    Margaret K. Daughter FW 11 S yes yes Iowa Iowa Iowa,
    Lucile M. Daughter FW 8 S yes Iowa Iowa Iowa,
    William A. Son MW 7 S yes Iowa Iowa Iowa,
    Robert V. Son MW 5 S yes Iowa Iowa Iowa,
    Wilbur R. Son MW 4 10/12 S no Iowa Iowa Iowa,
    Harold L. Son MW 3 S no Iowa Iowa Iowa,
    Everett T. Son MW 6/12 S no Iowa Iowa Iowa. 
    Died 17 May 1973  Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Buried 21 May 1973  Hazelwood Cemetery, Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I1  Our Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2012 

    Father Edward "Ed" Anderson,   b. 11 Dec 1865, Bureau County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1956, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Mary Katherine Holdsworth,   b. 14 Sep 1866, Leclaire, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1944, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1888  Kellogg, Jasper County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet

    Family Areatha Alice Shill,   b. 15 Dec 1892, near Kellogg, Jasper County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1966, Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1916  Newton, Jasper County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 11
    Notes 
    • familysearch.org
      noted 2 May 2011
      record title: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
      groom's name: Clark Anderson
      groom's birthplace: Iowa
      bride's name: Aretha Shill
      bride's birth date: 1891
      bride's birthplace: Iowa
      bride's age: 25
      marriage date: 18 Feb 1916
      marriage place: Newton, Ia.
      groom's father's name: Ed Anderson
      groom's mother's name: Mary Hollsworth
      bride's father's name: Dulin Shill
      bride's mother's name: Della Weith
      groom's race: White
      groom's marital status: Single
      bride's race: White
      bride's marital status: Single
      indexing project (batch) number: M75301-3
      system origin: Iowa-VR
      source film number: 1863448
    Children 
     1. Margaret Katherine "Maggie" Anderson,   b. 19 Jul 1917, Newburg, Jasper County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1982, Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Lucille Marion Anderson,   b. 29 Apr 1920, Urbandale, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 2002, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. William Alfred "Bill" Anderson,   b. 26 Aug 1921, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 2006, Mason City, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Robert Vernon "Bob" Anderson,   b. 16 Aug 1923, Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa at Grandma's house Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1998, Jasper County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. (Living)
     6. Harold Leroy Anderson,   b. 31 Mar 1927, Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1993, Kellogg, Jasper County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     7. Everett Thomas Anderson,   b. 17 Oct 1929, Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1989, Chandler, Maricopa County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     8. Edgar Clark "Eddie" Anderson,   b. 29 Jul 1931, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 2013, Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Clark Anderson Family
    Clark Anderson Family
    Grinnell, Iowa

  • Notes 
    • familysearch.org
      Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950
      Anderson
      birth: 30 Jul 1888 — Brooklyn, Poweshiek, Iowa
      residence: Poweshiek, Iowa, United States
      parents: Eddie Anderson, Mary Holdsworth

      ClarkAnderson Services Held .pdf, (noted 13 September 2004)

      [17 May 1973 hand dated newspaper clipping]

      Clark "Shorty" Anderson, 84, of 534 Main St., Grinnell, died Thursdaynoon at his home. He had been in failing health the past few months.The son of Edward and Mary K. Holdsworth Anderson, he was born July 30,1888, in Brooklyn. On Feb. 18, 1916, he was married to Areatha AliceShill at Newton. The couple had eight children: Mrs. Harley (MargaretK.) Walker of Newton, Lucille M. Anderson of Oskaloosa, William A.Anderson of Newton, Robert V. Anderson of Newton, Wilbur R. Anderson ofGrinnell, Harold L. Anderson of Kellogg, Everett T. Anderson of Tama andEdgar C. Anderson of Grinnell. Mr. and Mrs. Anderson had lived inGrinnell since 1917, and Mrs. Anderson preceded him in death shortlyafter their golden wedding anniversary in 1966. He was also preceded indeath by his parents, one great-grandchild, and a brother, CliffordAnderson. Surviving are his eight children; 32 grandchildren;two-great-grandchildren; a brother, Frank A. Anderson of Des Moines; andtwo sisters, Mae Anderson of Grand Island, Neb., and Mrs. Isabelle Jaynesof Des Moines. Funeral services for Mr. Anderson were held at 1:30 p.m.today (Monday) at the Smith Funeral Home, with the Rev. Hugh A. Shiveley,pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Organist was Mrs.Willard Heffner, and pallbearers included David Anderson, Jerry Anderson,Richard Anderson, Floyd Anderson, Bob Anderson, and Roger Anderson.Burial was in Hazelwood Cemetery.

      In Memory of Clark "Shorty" Anderson
      [funeral program]

      Date of Birth: July 30, 1888 Brooklyn, Iowa
      Date of Death: May 17, 1973 Grinnell, Iowa
      Services: 1:30 P.M. Monday, May 21, 1973, Smith Funeral Home, Grinnell,Iowa
      Clergyman: Rev. Hugh A. Shiveley, Pastor of the First Baptist Church,Grinnell, Iowa
      Organist: Mrs. Willard Heffner
      Pallbearers: Bob Anderson, David Anderson, Floyd Anderson, JerryAnderson, Richard Anderson, Roger Anderson
      Internment: Hazelwood Cemetery, Grinnell, Iowa.


      Question: "What did your father do for a living?"
      Answer: "He was a farmer."
      Question: "Was he a very good farmer?"
      Answer: "I don't think so. We 'bout starved to death."

  • Sources 
    1. [S1575] Clark Anderson services Held, says born 30 July 1888.

    2. [S1578] Social Security Death Index online, Clark ANDERSON 30 Jul 1889 May 1973 (Grinnell, Poweshiek, IA 50112) (none specified) 484-10-8602 Iowa.

    3. [S2755] Edward and Mary C. Holdsworth Anderson Family Bible Record, Clark Andeson Borne July 30 1888/9 [the 8 is crossed out and replaced with a 9].

    4. [S1415] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, ancestry.com, says born 30 July 1890.

    5. [S1608] 1920 Polk Co., IA Census, Webster Twp., Urbandale, Iowa, S.D. 7, E.D. 187, Sheet No. 6A/288A, 10 January 1920 by J.T. Chantry, line 2 50/53 ANDERSON, Clark Head R MW 30 M yes yes Iowa U.S. U.S. Teamster/Coal company, Areatha w, ife FW 28 M yes yes Iowa Iowa Iowa, Margaret K. Daughter FW 2 6/12 S Iowa Iowa Iowa, 50/54 SHILL, Della E. Head R FW 50 Wd yes yes Iowa Germany/German Io.

    6. [S1615] 1930 Poweshiek Co., IA Census, Grinnell Twp., Grinnell City, 2nd Ward, E.D. 79-8, S.D. 12, Sheet No. 10B, 14 April 1930 by Gladys Davis, 526 11th Avenue, line 64, 275/302 ANDERSON, Clark Head R $11.00 No MW 40 M 25 no yes Iowa Iow, a Iowa Laborer/Bridge, Areatha A. Wife-H FW 37 M 22 no yes Iowa Iowa Iowa, Margaret K. Daughter FW 11 S yes yes Iowa Iowa Iowa, Lucile M. Daughter FW 8 S ye.

    7. [S1415] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, ancestry.com, Clark ANDERSON 30 Jul 1890 Caucasian, Born: Brooklyn, Iowa;United States of America, Registered: Jasper, IA [Occupation: operates own farm, Hickory Grove, Iowa].

    8. [S1575] Clark Anderson services Held.

    9. [S1578] Social Security Death Index online.

    10. [S1570] "Rites Held for Mrs. Anderson", Obituary of Mary Holdsworth Anderson, Rites Held for Mrs. Anderson..

    11. [S4514] Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992.


 
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